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Arnór Borg Guðjohnsen and his parents.

Swansea Signs Guðjohnsen

The English Premier League club Swansea, of which Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson is the main star, has signed the 16-year-old Icelander Arnór Borg Guðjohnsen,

Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir.

Good Start for Ólafía at LPGA

Icelandic professional golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir had a good start yesterday at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, on Paradise Island.

Iceland vs Germany in Reykjavik, January 5, 2015

One Loss, One Draw for Iceland in Handball

The Icelandic national team in men’s handball played two games at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Metz, France, last weekend. Both games were even and exciting throughout. Iceland lost the first, against Slovenia on Saturday, by one goal, and tied Tunisia yesterday.

The Icelandic national team in men's handball.

Iceland Loses against Spain in Handball

Iceland lost its first game in the World Men’s Handball Championship in France yesterday, 27-21 against Spain in Group B. Iceland performed well in the first half, leading by two goals at half time, 12-10. However, Spain struck back in the second half, defeating Iceland.

Gylfi Sigurðsson

Southampton Hot for Icelandic Footballer Gylfi?

Icelandic football commentator Guðmundur Benediktsson (Gummi Ben) tweeted on Sunday that Premium League club Southampton had made a GBP 34 million (ISK 4.8 billion, USD 42 million, EUR 39 million) offer to Premium League club Swansea, for its star, Icelandic player Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, in the...

Football fans.

Iceland’s Supporters Score High in FIFA’s Fan Award

Tólfan, the fan club for the Icelandic national teams in football, came second to the supporters of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at The Best FIFA Football Awards in Zürich, Switzerland, on Monday. For the Fan Award, Tólfan received 31 percent of votes and Liverpool and Dortmund jointly 46...

Aron Pálmason.

Key Handball Player Injured

A key player on the Icelandic men’s national handball team will not be able to participate at the 2017 World Men’s Handball Championship in France.

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Viking Clap in Royal Presence

Last night, thousands of guests at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 ceremony, Prince William among them, took part in the so-called Viking clap.

Icelandic men's national football team.

FourFourTwo: Icelanders, ‘Fans of the Year’

FourFourTwo, one of the world’s largest football magazines, has named Icelanders ‘Fans of the Year’ for their powerful presence at Euro 2016 in France and their “full-blooded backing” for their team with the famous ‘Thunderclap’ or ‘Viking Chant.’

Golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir.

Icelandic Golfer Given Warm Welcome

The success of Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir, who became the first Icelandic golfer to qualify for the LPGA Tour last weekend, was celebrated by her club GR in Grafarvogur last night. Ólafía will compete among the world’s best golfers in the LPGA Tour in the US next year.

Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir.

Icelandic Golfer Hits it Big

Yesterday, Icelandic golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir, from Reykjavík Golf Club, secured the right to compete at the LPGA Tour next year.

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