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Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins UFC Fight

Iceland’s Ultimate Fighting Championship star Gunnar Nelson beat American Brandon Thatch in UFC 189 in Las Vegas last night in under three minutes. “Gunnar Nelson proved points on the feet and the ground, dropping Brandon Thatch with a combination of punches, then sinking in a fight-ending rear-...

Eiður Smári

Like Father Like Sons

All three sons of former football star Eiður Guðjohnsen, who played for FC Barcelona among other teams, are now footballers, according to Eiður’s mother, Ólöf Einarsdóttir, who was interviewed on radio station Bylgjan this morning.

Iceland vs Germany in Reykjavik, January 5, 2015

Icelandic Handball Team Pushes for Euro 2016

While attention has been focused on the Icelandic national football team in recent days, the national handball team is also trying to qualify for the European championships and its win against Israel does not guarantee Iceland a place in Poland next year, as many people had previously thought....

Icelandic football fans

Good Outlook for Iceland-Czech Football Match

The roughly 10,000 ticket holders to tomorrow evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier match between Iceland and the Czech Republic have reason to be optimistic about the weather. Czech players are especially pleased to hear this.

Football game.

Top Striker Quits Club

Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.

Keflavík International Airport

Strikes Endanger Small States Games

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.

Skiing on Hlíðarfjall

Ski Resorts Open across Iceland

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 Icelandic national team in men's football

Icelandic Footballer Compared to Beckham

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.

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