Five Icelanders will be competing in this year’s winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Two members of Iceland’s men's national hockey team will have been banned from competing for four years.
The Icelandic coach of the Danish men’s national handball team, Guðmundur Þórður Guðmundsson, has decided not to renew his contract with the team when it expires on July 1, next year.
Guðmundur Guðmundsson, the Icelandic coach of the Danish national team in men’s handball, led his players to victory against France in the Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, 28:26. Denmark has never won the Olympic gold before.
Icelandic track athlete Anita Hinriksdóttir set a new Icelandic national record just now during Round 1 of the 800 m competition at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir finished 8th in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Friday night.
Icelandic javelin thrower Ásdís Hjálmarsdóttir did not make it to the final round of 12 contestants last night at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir qualified last night for the final in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 11th in 200-m breaststroke in the Olympics in Rio last night in 2:24.41 minutes and did not make it to the finals. She is now done competing at the Olympics and says she is content with her achievement.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 6th in the 100 m breaststroke final at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last night.
A video work by Icelandic artist Kristjana S. Williams is being projected onto the façade of Hotel Belmond Copacabana in Rio, Brazil, on the occasion of the Olympics. A video of the artwork has been shared on Facebook and viewed more than two million times.
Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir became the first Icelandic female swimmer to make it to the finals at Olympic Games when she qualified for the 100 m breaststroke in Rio de Janeiro last night.
Judoka Þormóður Árni Jónsson has been chosen to be the Icelandic flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow night.
Six Icelandic athletes have earned the right to participate in the Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5-21.