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.’
The success of Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir, who became the first Icelandic golfer to qualify for the LPGA Tour last weekend, was celebrated by her club GR in Grafarvogur last night. Ólafía will compete among the world’s best golfers in the LPGA Tour in the US next year.
Yesterday, Icelandic golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir, from Reykjavík Golf Club, secured the right to compete at the LPGA Tour next year.
Icelandic handball coach Dagur Sigurðsson has signed a seven-year contract with the Japanese men’s national handball team.
Croatia beat Iceland 2-0 in Zagreb, Croatia, Saturday in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Icelandic men’s national football team meets Croatia tomorrow in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Icelandic coach of the Danish men’s national handball team, Guðmundur Þórður Guðmundsson, has decided not to renew his contract with the team when it expires on July 1, next year.
Patrekur Axelson, 22, may have lost his eyesight two years ago, but neither his energy nor ambition.
The Icelandic men’s national handball team beat the Czech Republic 25-24 in an exciting game at Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, last night.
Golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir is doing a great job at the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi.
Icelander Dagur Sigurðsson may decide to quit his job next year as coach of the German men’s national handball team.
A new FIFA World Ranking list, published today, ranks the Icelandic men’s national football team higher than ever.
The Icelandic senior women’s gymnastics team won silver at the at the 11th European TeamGym Championships in Maribor, Slovenia, on Saturday.
The Icelandic teenage girls’ gymnastics team has just won gold at the 11th European TeamGym Championships in Maribor, Slovenia.
The Icelandic men’s national football team beat Turkey 2-0 at Laugardalsvöllur arena, Reykjavík, tonight.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost its last qualifying game for the EURO 2017 to Scotland 2-1 in the Laugardalsvöllur arena in Reykjavík last night.
The Icelandic men’s national basketball team beat Belgium 74:68 in an exciting qualifying game at Laugardalshöll arena, Reykjavík, today.
The Icelandic women’s national football team has earned the right to participate in the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
The Icelandic men’s national basketball team beat Cyprus 84-62 in a qualifying game for the 2017 EuroBasket Championship at Laugardalshöll arena last night.
The Swedish Handball Association announced yesterday that it had hired an Icelander as the coach of its men’s national handball team.