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 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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Aron Scores for the U.S.

Team U.S. got their World Cup preparation off to a positive start with a 2-0 win over Azerbaijan in San Francisco last night in a friendly ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.

Icelandic Weightlifter New World Champion

Icelandic weightlifter Fanney Hauksdóttir, from Seltjarnarnes peninsula in the capital area, is the new female youth world champion in bench press, after winning at the World Championship in Denmark with a big margin.

Þróttur football fans

Weekend Football News

Þróttur from Reykjavík rank at the top of the first division in football after winning their first two games. KA from Akureyri lost to Þróttur 3-1 in Laugardalur in Reykjavík on Saturday. The U.S. forward Matt Eliason scored two goals.

Gunnar Nelson

Nelson vs. Nerds?

Iceland’s star of the UFC is set to fight the country’s stars of computer game development in a bizarre, possibly bloody, sporting spectacle.