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Germany Slams Iceland in Handball Friendly

The Icelandic national team in men’s handball lost against Germany 31:24 in a friendly handball game in Reykjavík yesterday. Iceland’s coach Aron Kristjánsson stated a bad period in the second half ruined the game—the score at half time was 11:11.

Snæfell women's basketball team

Snæfell Makes History

This year was a record-breaking year for the Icelandic champions in women’s basketball, Snæfell from Snæfellsnes peninsula. They set an all-time Icelandic record winning 27 of the 28 games they played in the league in 2014.

Skiing on Hlíðarfjall

Ski Resorts Open across Iceland

All the snow which has fallen in Iceland in the past weeks have resulted in ski resorts being able to open across the country. The slopes are being prepared in Hlíðarfjall above Akureyri, North Iceland, and Bláfjöll near Reykjavík and it is hoped that they can open today.

Eiður Smári

Eiður Guðjohnsen Comes Full Circle

Thirty-six-year-old Icelandic professional football player Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen is said to have signed a contract with Bolton Wanderers, who currently competes in the Championship League, the second highest in England. The club is yet to confirm the news.

Handball complex, Doha

Iceland to Play in 2015 Handball World Cup

The International Handball Federation has granted Iceland a place in the Handball World Cup in Qatar in January after Bahrain withdrew its team from the competition because of a political conflict with the host nation.

Snæfell basketball team

Top Basketball Teams to Play Tonight

The two top teams in women’s basketball in Iceland, Haukur from Hafnarfjörður and Snæfell from Styykishólmur on Snæfellsnes peninsula, will play in Hafnarfjörður at 7:15 pm tonight.

TeamGym2014 women's final.

Photos: Magic in the Air at TeamGym 2014

There was certainly excitement in the air in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll arena on Saturday with gymnasts often leaving spectators stunned with their skills. While loyally supporting their teams, people couldn’t help but cheer for all contestants as they performed near magic.

An Icelandic contestant at the TeamGym 2014 Women's Final.

Photos: Iceland vs. Sweden at TeamGym2014

The contest between Iceland and Sweden was as narrow as it could be in the women’s final at TeamGym2014 in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll arena yesterday. Less than one point separated the winner from the runner-up with Sweden beating the two-time standing champion.

Gold medals.

Iceland Comes Second to Sweden in TeamGym Final

Sweden stood up as winner of the 2014 European TeamGym Championships’ women’s final after a first-class performance in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll arena today. As Sweden narrowly beat Iceland in the qualifications, it was clear that the two teams would fight for the gold.

The Icelandic national team in men's football

Iceland Beats Latvia, Prepares to Play the Dutch

The Icelandic national team in men’s football beat Latvia 3-0 in an away game in Riga on Friday in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers. Iceland now shares the top spot in Group A with the Czech Republic, as both teams have scored six points. Iceland plays The Netherlands tonight.

Gunnar Nelson

Icelandic MMA Fighter Suffers First Loss

The until now unbeatable MMA fighter Gunnar Nelson from Iceland lost to Rick Story from the U.S. in the headliner event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm on Saturday. They fought to the very end and Story won the fight through points.

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