Gunnar Nelson

Nelson vs. Nerds?

Iceland’s star of the UFC is set to fight the country’s stars of computer game development in a bizarre, possibly bloody, sporting spectacle.


South African Goalkeeper Moves North

South African Banyana Banyana (women’s national team in football) goalkeeper Roxanne Brown has signed a contract with Þór/KA from Akureyri, North Iceland, to play with the team next season. Twenty-three-year-old Brown played for South Africa at the London Olympics in 2012.

Gylfi Scores First Goal in 176 Days

Icelandic footballer Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson scored the injury time winning goal for his club Tottenham in a 3-2 victory over Southampton in the English Premier League yesterday. It was Gylfi’s first goal for the club in 176 days.

Snæfell basketball team

Short Sport Stories

Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir scored the final goal in Torres’ 4:1 win over Riviera Di Romagna in the Italian women’s A division in Italy, her first in the eight games she has played for Torres since signing a contract in January.

Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins UFC Fight

Icelandic mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Gunnar Nelson won against Omari Akhmedov of Russia in the UFC in London tonight after a 13-month break from the sport.

Iceland vs Cyprus

Sports News in Brief

Icelandic handballers Ásgeir Örn Hallgrímsson and Róbert Gunnarsson, who play for Paris Handball, scored two and three goals respectively in the team’s 32:28 win against Toulouse on Wednesday night.

Snæfell basketball team

Another Victory for Snæfell

Snæfell, the women’s basketball team from the Snæfellsnes peninsula village of Stykkishólmur, won against Valur from Reykjavík on Wednesday night 85-69 (18-22, 24-19, 27-12, 16-16).

This was the team's eleventh consecutive win and the team is just one victory away from becoming the...

Alfreð Finnbogason

Soccer Star Alfreð Finnbogason to Remain at Heerenveen

Soccer player Alfreð Finnbogason does not expect to leave his team, Heerenveen in the Netherlands now that the window on player trading is about to close. Speculations have circulated about him joining various European soccer teams.

With 19 goals and five assists in 17 games, Alfreð is by...

Iceland vs Poland EHF EURO 2014

Iceland Wins against Poland in Handball

Iceland won against Poland in a dramatic game in the European Championship in Handball in Denmark this afternoon, 28-27. In doing so, Iceland clinched the fifth place in the competition.