The Icelandic men’s national basketball team beat Cyprus 84-62 in a qualifying game for the 2017 EuroBasket Championship at Laugardalshöll arena last night.
The Swedish Handball Association announced yesterday that it had hired an Icelander as the coach of its men’s national handball team.
The Icelandic men’s national football team meets the Ukrainian team in Kiev, Ukraine, tonight at 6:45 pm Icelandic time.
The Icelandic national team in men’s basketball was off to a good start to the 2017 European Championship qualifiers last night, beating Switzerland 88:72 in at Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík. Iceland earned two points in qualifying group A.
Icelandic football player Ragnar Sigurðsson, who caught attention at the EURO 2016 in France this summer, has signed a two-year contract with the English football club Fulham.
Guðmundur Guðmundsson, the Icelandic coach of the Danish national team in men’s handball, led his players to victory against France in the Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, 28:26. Denmark has never won the Olympic gold before.
When Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson runs his 12th half marathon in the Reykjavík Marathon event on Saturday, he plans to enjoy every moment.
Icelandic track athlete Anita Hinriksdóttir set a new Icelandic national record just now during Round 1 of the 800 m competition at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir finished 8th in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Friday night.
Icelandic javelin thrower Ásdís Hjálmarsdóttir did not make it to the final round of 12 contestants last night at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Yesterday, Icelandic strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, also known as ‘The Mountain,’ broke his own world record in keg toss at the 2016 World’s Strongest Man competition in Botswana.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir qualified last night for the final in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 11th in 200-m breaststroke in the Olympics in Rio last night in 2:24.41 minutes and did not make it to the finals. She is now done competing at the Olympics and says she is content with her achievement.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 6th in the 100 m breaststroke final at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last night.
Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir became the first Icelandic female swimmer to make it to the finals at Olympic Games when she qualified for the 100 m breaststroke in Rio de Janeiro last night.
Last month, rower Fiann Paul became the first man in history to simultaneously hold three world records in rowing across three oceans.
Judoka Þormóður Árni Jónsson has been chosen to be the Icelandic flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow night.
Icelandic athlete Katrín Tanja Davíðsdóttir defended her 2015 title World’s Fittest Woman by winning the CrossFit Games in California last night. She follows in the footsteps of her countrywoman Annie Mist Þórisdóttir, CrossFit world champion in 2011 and 2012.
Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir, a member of the Icelandic women’s national football team, ranks 19th -23rd on the UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe list.