In a nation where people are listed in the phone directory according to first name, the fact that the members of the Icelandic national women’s football team bear their ‘surnames’ on the back of their football shirts for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 has attracted some attention.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to France last night 1-0 in its first match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands.
The type of blow to the head that Gunnar Nelson suffered in his fight in Glasgow last night causes brain damage, according to Hjalti Már Björnsson.
The Icelandic national women’s soccer team is gearing up to face an especially tough opponent this evening, France, in their first match of this year’s EURO ’17 tournament in the Netherlands.
Santiago Ponzinibbio became the first man to hand Icelander Gunnar Nelson a knockout defeat in mixed martial arts (MMA) when they met at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow last night.
Following the great popularity of the public screening of UEFA EURO 2016 men’s soccer matches in Ingólfstorg Square in downtown Reykjavík last year, organizers expressed their willingness to do it all over again this year for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
Icelandic footballer Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, currently a midfielder for the Welsh Premier League club Swansea City, could be signed by Liverpool-based Everton as early as today.
Iceland secured a spot in the 2018 European Men’s Handball Championship after a big win over Ukraine, 34-26, at Laugardalshöll indoor sports arena in Reykjavík last night.
The Icelandic football documentary ‘Inside a Volcano: The Rise of Icelandic Football’ won the Golden Whistle, or first prize, at the Kicking+Screening (K+S) Soccer Film Festival in New York City.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to Brazil in an international friendly match last night.
The Icelandic women's national soccer team will play Brazil in an international friendly match at Laugardalsvöllur national stadium in Reykjavík tonight.
The Icelandic men’s national football team beat top-seeded team Croatia in last night’s World Cup qualifying match, thanks to an exciting 89th minute goal by defender Hörður Björgvin Magnússon.
One of the stars of the Icelandic men’s national football team, Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, reflected on his career in an interview with RÚV earlier this week.
Competition at the GSSE (Games of the Small States of Europe) began in San Marino yesterday morning.
Following rumors of a transfer from Premier League football club Swansea City to Everton, Swansea City majority shareholder Steve Kaplan told Wales Online the team plans to keep Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurðsson.
Icelandic mountaineer Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir is at the base camp of Mt Everest, aiming for the summit.
The Reykjavík Chess Open, which starts today, will be the biggest and hardest-fought in the competition’s 53-year history.
The Icelandic women’s football (soccer) team yesterday bested Slovakia in a convincing 2-0 victory away from home. In a tight schedule, the team go straight from this friendly match to a game against the Netherlands on Monday.
Icelander Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, a.k.a. the Mountain from TV series Game of Thrones, is Europe’s Strongest Man.
The Icelandic women’s national football team moves up two places on FIFA’s new Women’s World Ranking list and now ranks 18th.
The English Premier League club Swansea, of which Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson is the main star, has signed the 16-year-old Icelander Arnór Borg Guðjohnsen,
Icelandic coach Guðmundur Guðmundsson and the Danish Handball Federation have agreed that Guðmundur leave his post as coach immediately
The Icelandic middle-distance track athlete Aníta Hinriksdóttir won the bronze yesterday in the 800 m competition at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.