Sunna Rannveig Davíðsdóttir and Bjarki Þór Pálsson became MMA European champions at the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships in Birmingham, England, last weekend.
Russia emerged as the winner of the European Team Chess Championship (ETCC), which concluded in Reykjavík yesterday.
Swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir had a golden weekend at the Icelandic National Swimming Championship in the 25-meter Ásvallalaug pool in Hafnarfjörður last weekend.
The 20th European Team Chess Championship opens tomorrow in Laugardalshöll, Reykjavík, and continues through November 22.
A woman who broke her leg in Nike-sponsored contest in Iceland is suing the sportswear company for USD 1.3 million.
Iceland beat Slovenia 0:6 yesterday in Slovenia in a preliminary game for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
The Icelandic women’s national football team beat Macedonia 4:0 in Skopje today in a preliminary game for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands.
A qualifying game for the UEFA Euro 2016 in France between Iceland and Latvia at the Laugardalsvöllur arena in Reykjavík Saturday ended in a disappointing draw, 2:2.
The Icelandic national team in men’s basketball lost its final game at EuroBasket 2015 in Berlin yesterday, 111-102 in overtime against Turkey, placing sixth in Group B after the team’s first appearance at a major championship.
The Icelandic men’s basketball team lost to Spain 73-99 in its fourth game at the EuroBasket championship in Berlin last night.
Ásgeir Elíasson and Árni Þór Árnason swam across the English Channel Monday, from England to France.
The Icelandic men's national basketball team narrowly lost to Italy yesterday in its second game in Group B in the EuroBasket 2015 in Berlin.
Following the men’s football game last night in Laugardalur, where Iceland drew with Kazakhstan, securing the country participation in the EURO 2016 in France, the team had reason to celebrate.
History was made last night when the national team in Icelandic men’s football secured itself participation in the UEFA EURO 2016 championship.
Iceland is through to the UEFA Euro 2016 after the national team in men’s football drew with Kazakhstan 0-0 in the qualifiers at Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík this evening. This is the first time that the Icelandic men’s team has secured a spot at a major international tournament.
Iceland’s football victory, 1-0, against The Netherlands in Amsterdam last night was historic in three ways.