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.
Large crowds are expected today at Bláfjöll ski resort, where workers have been busy preparing the slopes.
Among the ten coaches nominated by the International Handball Federation (IHF) as coaches of the year, there are three Icelanders.
Icelandic golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir narrowly made the cut at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open.
The Premier League football club Swansea City has rejected interest in its Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson from Chinese Super League clubs.
Icelandic professional golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir had a good start yesterday at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, on Paradise Island.
The Icelandic men’s national handball team is out of competition at the World Men’s Handball Championship in France.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball played two games at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Metz, France, last weekend. Both games were even and exciting throughout. Iceland lost the first, against Slovenia on Saturday, by one goal, and tied Tunisia yesterday.
Iceland lost its first game in the World Men’s Handball Championship in France yesterday, 27-21 against Spain in Group B. Iceland performed well in the first half, leading by two goals at half time, 12-10. However, Spain struck back in the second half, defeating Iceland.
Icelandic football commentator Guðmundur Benediktsson (Gummi Ben) tweeted on Sunday that Premium League club Southampton had made a GBP 34 million (ISK 4.8 billion, USD 42 million, EUR 39 million) offer to Premium League club Swansea, for its star, Icelandic player Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, in the...
Tólfan, the fan club for the Icelandic national teams in football, came second to the supporters of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at The Best FIFA Football Awards in Zürich, Switzerland, on Monday. For the Fan Award, Tólfan received 31 percent of votes and Liverpool and Dortmund jointly 46...
A key player on the Icelandic men’s national handball team will not be able to participate at the 2017 World Men’s Handball Championship in France.
Skiers in the capital area can likely rejoice next week, because there are plans to finally open the Bláfjöll Ski Resort on Monday.
Last night, thousands of guests at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 ceremony, Prince William among them, took part in the so-called Viking clap.
The unseasonably warm weather in Iceland this winter has caused more elation among golfers than skiers.
FourFourTwo, one of the world’s largest football magazines, has named Icelanders ‘Fans of the Year’ for their powerful presence at Euro 2016 in France and their “full-blooded backing” for their team with the famous ‘Thunderclap’ or ‘Viking Chant.’