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.
The Italian town of Pieve di Cento in Bologna is infatuated with one of the members of the Icelandic men’s national football team.
The Icelandic men’s national football team took a big leap this morning, giving the nation a reason to jump for joy.
Every day brings news of the travels of the Viking chant, made famous by the supporters of the Icelandic men’s national football team at the EURO 2016 in France.
In its coverage of the EURO 2016 in France, the Guardian’s Sportblog today highly praises Icelandic national football team member Ragnar Sigurðsson for his performance at the championship.
We received an email from the employees of Deutsche See, a fish and seafood company in Bremerhaven, Germany, which will no doubt delight football fans:
When France beat Germany 2-0 last night at the EURO 2016 in Marseille, the French team celebrated the Icelandic way.
The Icelandic Football Association has condemned the unauthorized use of a picture of Icelandic football players by a Danish political party as hateful propaganda.
The Icelandic national football team received a hero’s welcome last night when returning from the EURO 2016 in France.
Our journalist Zoë Robert filmed the famous ‘Viking chant’ at Stade de France last night, when Iceland and France played in the quarter-finals of the EURO 2016.
The residents of towns in the vicinity of Keflavík International Airport plan to receive our football heroes when they arrive from France today by lining up along the road from the airport.
Dozens of Icelanders who had purchased tickets to last night’s football game between Iceland and France at the EURO 2016 were unable to attend.
The Icelandic men’s national football team will receive a warm welcome home in downtown Reykjavík tonight when the athletes return from the EURO 2016 in France.
The fairy tale of the Icelandic men’s national football team finally ended at Stade de France in Paris tonight where a fabulous French team beat Iceland 5-2.