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Gylfi Sigurðsson

Gylfi Þór Scores Winning Goal against ManU

The BBC’s Garth Crooks put Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson in his ‘Team of the Week’ after providing the assist for Korean central midfielder Ki Sung-yueng’s opener and scoring the winning goal for Swansea against Manchester United over the weekend.

Svartifoss waterfall in Skaftafell, Vatnajökull National Park.

Fifth Run Iceland Coming up

The fifth off-road 110-km (68-mile) Run Iceland will be held September 2 to 6 with a record 50 people from 15 countries expected to participate.

Annie Mist

Annie Mist Wins Silver at CrossFit Games

Icelandic CrossFit champion Annie Mist Þórisdóttir won second place in the individual women’s category at the International CrossFit Games held last week in Los Angeles. Canadian Camille Leblanc-Bazinet was the victor of the category, winning her the title of fittest woman in the world.

Gylfi Sigurðsson

Gylfi Returns to Swansea

Icelandic footballer Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson has returned to Swansea City after signing a four-year deal following his switch from Tottenham Hotspur in the Premiere League in the U.K.

Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins another UFC Fight

Icelandic mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Gunnar Nelson defeated Zak Cummings, from the U.S., in the UFC Fight Night 46 event at the O2 in Dublin earlier this evening.

The Icelandic national team in men's football

Iceland Climbs FIFA Ranking

Iceland is ranked number 47 on the latest FIFA World Ranking in football, published yesterday, up five places from the last list and up 84 places since Lars Lagerbäck from Sweden took over as coach of the Icelandic national team in men’s football two years ago.

Snæfell basketball team

Iceland Beats Gibraltar 121: 30

Iceland beat Gibraltar 121:30 in basketball at the European Championship for Small Countries Women in St. Pölten in Austria yesterday. The Icelandic lead was 60:16 at half time.

Record Number Complete Laugavegur Run

A total of 330 runners of the 345, who started the Laugavegur run in Landmannalaugar yesterday, completed the 55-km (34-mile) route and made it to Þórsmörk, which is a new record. According to earlier news, 357 people registered to participate.

Hrísey island

Football Found 25 Kilometers North of Goal

KR Reykjavík, the Icelandic champions in football, lost 2-0 in Akureyri on Thursday night against Þór from Akureyri, who, prior to the game, were ranked at the bottom in the Icelandic premier football league.

Iceland vs Cyprus

Hendrickx to Hafnarfjörður

The 21-year-old Belgian right back, Jonathan Hendrickx, is now on trial with FH Hafnarfjörður, after their top defender, Guðjón Árni Antoníusson, is out this season due to injury.

Hydroplaning record

Water Driving World Record

Formula Off-road driver Guðbjörn Grímsson told mbl.is that he made a world record driving on water when he hydroplaned his 1600 HP special vehicle on a river in Iceland.

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