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Iceland draws Kazakhstan in UEFA EURO 2016 preliminaries

Iceland through to UEFA Euro 2016

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.

Surfing off Seltjarnarnes

Aussies Take to Iceland’s Waves

Three Australians—a surfer, a bodyboarder and a kneeboarder—braved the ice-cold Icelandic waters last October for the making of the film No Country for Cold Men. The trailer has just been released.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Icelandic PM Likened to Bournemouth Manager

Of all the managers in the English Premier League, arguably the world’s most popular sporting league, the manager of AFC Bournemouth is most like Icelandic Prime Minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson—at least according to the Washington Post.

Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins UFC Fight

Iceland’s Ultimate Fighting Championship star Gunnar Nelson beat American Brandon Thatch in UFC 189 in Las Vegas last night in under three minutes. “Gunnar Nelson proved points on the feet and the ground, dropping Brandon Thatch with a combination of punches, then sinking in a fight-ending rear-...

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