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Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins another UFC Fight

By Zoë Robert
Icelandic mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Gunnar Nelson defeated Zak Cummings, from the U.S., in the UFC Fight Night 46 event at the O2 in Dublin earlier this evening.
The Icelandic national team in men's football

Iceland Climbs FIFA Ranking

By Páll Stefánsson
Iceland is ranked number 47 on the latest FIFA World Ranking in football, published yesterday, up five places from the last list and up 84 places since Lars Lagerbäck from Sweden took over as coach of the Icelandic national team in men’s football two years ago.
Snæfell basketball team

Iceland Beats Gibraltar 121: 30

By Páll Stefánsson
Iceland beat Gibraltar 121:30 in basketball at the European Championship for Small Countries Women in St. Pölten in Austria yesterday. The Icelandic lead was 60:16 at half time.

Record Number Complete Laugavegur Run

By Eygló Svala Arn...
A total of 330 runners of the 345, who started the Laugavegur run in Landmannalaugar yesterday, completed the 55-km (34-mile) route and made it to Þórsmörk, which is a new record. According to earlier news, 357 people registered to participate.
Hrísey island

Football Found 25 Kilometers North of Goal

By Páll Stefánsson
KR Reykjavík, the Icelandic champions in football, lost 2-0 in Akureyri on Thursday night against Þór from Akureyri, who, prior to the game, were ranked at the bottom in the Icelandic premier football league.
Iceland vs Poland EHF EURO 2014

Icelanders Unhappy as Germany Secures Place in World Cup

By Zoë Robert
Germany will unexpectedly take part in the World Men’s Handball Championship in Qatar next year after Australia withdrew from the competition. This is despite Iceland being the first European substitute team on the list.

More than Ever Compete in Highland Run

By Eygló Svala Arn...
The 18th annual Laugavegur run in Iceland’s south-central highlands will take place tomorrow. This year 357 runners are registered—more than ever before—105 women and 252 men, 216 of whom are Icelanders and 141 foreigners.

Record Number of Foreign Guests at Horse Competition

By Zoë Robert
Landsmót, the National Icelandic Horse Competition, has been proving increasingly popular with foreigners. This year the competition, which concluded yesterday, attracted a record number of foreign guests.
Alfreð Finnbogason

Alfreð Finnbogason to Real Sociedad

By Emilía S. Ólafs...
Icelandic footballer Alfreð Finnbogason has signed a four-year contract with Real Sociedad.
Iceland vs Cyprus

Hendrickx to Hafnarfjörður

By Páll Stefánsson
The 21-year-old Belgian right back, Jonathan Hendrickx, is now on trial with FH Hafnarfjörður, after their top defender, Guðjón Árni Antoníusson, is out this season due to injury.

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