Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.
If Icelandic aviation workers do not come to a contract agreement for better pay and conditions before the end of the month, the Games of the Small States of Europe will have to be canceled, as they are supposed to take place in Iceland from June 1.
The Euro UEFA 2016 qualifying match between Iceland and the Czech Republic is sold out, a month before it takes place on 12 June.
Iceland tied with Serbia in an away game in Nis yesterday, 25-25, in the 2016 Euro Qualifier. However, Iceland won against Serbia at Laugardalshöllin stadium in Reykjavík last Wednesday, 38-22.
As the Icelandic football league season opens, the game between Fylkir and Breiðablik in the first round of the Pepsi Championship should have gone ahead today, but has been postponed.
All five sports clubs in the northern part of the West Fjords plan to merge and they are asking you to come up with a new name.
Icelandic striker Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen has been offered a new contract by Bolton Wanderers at the end of the season.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football places no. 38 in the latest FIFA World Ranking published yesterday, down by three seats from the last ranking, despite beating Kazakhstan 3-0 in the Euro qualifier and making a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Estonia since then.
Norwegian sports writer Roar Stokke wrote on his blog yesterday that Norway “should take a lesson” from the Icelandic national team in men’s football, which beat Kazakhstan 3-0 on Saturday while Norway lost 1-5 against Croatia.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football beat Kazakhstan 3-0 in an away game in Astana today. The team has now earned 12 points after five games in group A in the European Championship qualifiers.
Spring isn’t quite here yet, judging by the recent snowfall. While some have grown tired of the snow, others are happy to hit the slopes; ski resorts will be open across the country today. Outside Reykjavík, most slopes in Bláfjöll and Skálafell will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.
The West Fjords’ football club BÍ/Bolungarvík from Ísafjörður and Bolungarvík has started the pre-season Lengjubikarinn tournament by losing the first five games and without scoring a single goal.
Charlton Athletic F.C. manager Guy Luzon is pleased with the performance of Icelandic player Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson, who scored a hat trick in the team’s 3-0 victory over Blackpool in an away game in the English Championship yesterday evening, comparing him to David Beckham.
In a turn of bad luck, a group of children from the Westfjords have been stuck in the same place on the same journey, on the same weekend, three years in a row.
Young Icelandic athlete Aníta Hinriksdóttir ended up in fifth and last place in the 800-m final at the Prague 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships yesterday. On Friday she set a new Icelandic and European record in her age category.
Icelandic athlete Aníta Hinriksdóttir placed second in the 800-m run at the Prague 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships today, qualifying for the semi-finals. Aníta completed the run in 2:01:56 minutes, thereby setting a new Icelandic record and a new European record in her age category...
One of Iceland’s top skiers, María Guðmundsdóttir, was pleased with placing 36th in slalom at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail and Beaver Creak in the U.S., February 2-15. She placed 52nd at World Cup two years ago. In the meantime, she injured her knee, missing the 2014...
Icelandic middle distance track athlete Aníta Hinkriksdóttir set a new Icelandic and European record (for girls 19 years and under) for the 800-meter run at the indoor Icelandic Championships on Sunday, 2:01.77.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball played their last game at the World Cup in Qatar tonight when they were beat by Denmark and their former coach Guðmundur Guðmundsson, 25-30. Iceland will now return home while Denmark moves on to the quarter finals.
Iceland won five gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Lisbon last week.
In response to French football legend David Ginola’s announcement on January 16 that he intends to run for FIFA presidency, Icelandic football club Ginola released a statement in Ginola’s support last week, encouraging the Icelandic Football Association (KSÍ) to back his candidacy.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball beat Egypt 28-25 tonight in the final round in qualifying group C at the World Cup in Qatar, securing their spot in the 16-team finals. Iceland ended up in third place in the group and Egypt placed fourth, also moving on to the next level.
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball suffered a devastating loss against the Czech Republic in the fourth round at the World Cup in Qatar yesterday evening, 25-36. Iceland’s coach Aron Kristjánsson described his team’s performance as “extremely poor.”
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball achieved a draw, 26-26, against France in the third round of games in qualifying group C in the World Cup in Qatar tonight. In qualifying group D two Icelandic coaches also tied with a score of 30-30.