Thirty-six-year-old Icelandic professional football player Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen is said to have signed a contract with Bolton Wanderers, who currently competes in the Championship League, the second highest in England. The club is yet to confirm the news.
Last night, a whole round was played in the Domino’s League, the premier league in women’s basketball in Iceland. Both top teams, Keflavík and Snæfell, won their matches.
The International Handball Federation has granted Iceland a place in the Handball World Cup in Qatar in January after Bahrain withdrew its team from the competition because of a political conflict with the host nation.
The two top teams in women’s basketball in Iceland, Haukur from Hafnarfjörður and Snæfell from Styykishólmur on Snæfellsnes peninsula, will play in Hafnarfjörður at 7:15 pm tonight.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football lost 1-2 against the Czech Republic in an away game in Plzen yesterday in the 2016 Euro Qualifiers. Having previously beat Turkey, Latvia and The Netherlands, this was Iceland’s first loss in the qualifiers.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football lost 1-3 against Belgium in a friendly away game at the King Bauduoin Stadium in Brussels on Wednesday evening. Some of the team’s key players were benched and newcomers given a chance to shine.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball lost by one goal, 24-25, against Montenegro in an away game in the 2016 Euro Qualifiers yesterday. Iceland were off to a better start, taking the lead 4-1, but Montenegro were quick to even the score, leading 14-12 at half time.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball was off to a flying start in the first game in the 2016 European Championship qualifiers, winning by 17 goals over Israel in Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík yesterday evening. The final score was 36-19 for Iceland.
The French men's team made a video of their trip to the tenth European TeamGym Championships in Iceland. Among the things they got up to is a double somersault during their flight.