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Snæfell women's basketball team

Snæfell Icelandic Champions in Women’s Basketball

By Zoë Robert
Snæfell from the Snæfellsnes peninsula village of Stykkishólmur were crowned Icelandic Champions in Women’s Basketball for the first time on Sunday night after winning against Haukar from Hafnarfjörður 69:62.
Tennis racket

Boy Beats Father to Become Icelandic Tennis Champion

By Páll Stefánsson
Rafn Kumar Bonifacius won in the Icelandic Tennis Championships on the weekend, beating his father Raj Bonifacius 6:3 and 6:3. Anna Soffía Grönholm was the women’s singles winner, beating Hjördís Rósa Guðmundsdóttir 4:6, 6:3, 8:6.
Hafþór “Thor” Júlíus Björnsson

Hafþór Júlíus Runner up in World’s Strongest Man Comp

By Páll Stefánsson
The 25-year-old Icelandic giant Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson was half a point, and 0.44 seconds, away from being the World’s Strongest Man (WSM) 2014 in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Iceland vs. Slovenia

Snæfell and Slovenia Yesterday’s Winners

By Páll Stefánsson
Slovenia won against Iceland 5-2 (1-1, 1-0, 3-1) at the 2014 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships Division II Group B in Laugardalur Arena in Reykjavík on Tuesday night.
Akureyri

South African Goalkeeper Moves North

By Páll Stefánsson
South African Banyana Banyana (women’s national team in football) goalkeeper Roxanne Brown has signed a contract with Þór/KA from Akureyri, North Iceland, to play with the team next season. Twenty-three-year-old Brown played for South Africa at the London Olympics in 2012.
Women's Ice Hockey 2014 World Championships Iceland vs Turkey

PHOTOS: Iceland Wins against Turkey in Ice Hockey Thriller

By Páll Stefánsson
Iceland won against Turkey, 3-2 (0-0, 2-0, 1-2), in the team’s first game at the 2014 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships Division II Group B in Laugardalur Arena in Reykjavík, yesterday.

Gylfi Scores First Goal in 176 Days

By Páll Stefánsson
Icelandic footballer Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson scored the injury time winning goal for his club Tottenham in a 3-2 victory over Southampton in the English Premier League yesterday. It was Gylfi’s first goal for the club in 176 days.
Anna Huld Ólafsdóttir

Icelandic Weightlifter to Compete in Euro 2014

By Páll Stefánsson
Weightlifter Anna Huld Ólafsdóttir will be the only Icelander to compete at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tel Aviv, April 5 to 12.
Snæfell basketball team

Short Sport Stories

By Páll Stefánsson
Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir scored the final goal in Torres’ 4:1 win over Riviera Di Romagna in the Italian women’s A division in Italy, her first in the eight games she has played for Torres since signing a contract in January.

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