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.
Snæfell from the Snæfellsnes peninsula village of Stykkishólmur were crowned Icelandic Champions in Women’s Basketball for the first time on Sunday night after winning against Haukar from Hafnarfjörður 69:62.
Rafn Kumar Bonifacius won in the Icelandic Tennis Championships on the weekend, beating his father Raj Bonifacius 6:3 and 6:3. Anna Soffía Grönholm was the women’s singles winner, beating Hjördís Rósa Guðmundsdóttir 4:6, 6:3, 8:6.
The 25-year-old Icelandic giant Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson was half a point, and 0.44 seconds, away from being the World’s Strongest Man (WSM) 2014 in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Slovenia won against Iceland 5-2 (1-1, 1-0, 3-1) at the 2014 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships Division II Group B in Laugardalur Arena in Reykjavík on Tuesday night.
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.
Iceland won against Turkey, 3-2 (0-0, 2-0, 1-2), in the team’s first game at the 2014 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships Division II Group B in Laugardalur Arena in Reykjavík, yesterday.
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.
Weightlifter Anna Huld Ólafsdóttir will be the only Icelander to compete at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tel Aviv, April 5 to 12.
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.
Iceland’s national team in women’s football won against Sweden 2-1 in the Algarve Cup yesterday. The team finished the competition with the bronze medal.
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.
The national team in women’s football lost 0-5 to Germany, the European champions, at the Algarve Cup in Portugal, yesterday.
Final preparations for this weekend’s Iceland Winter Games are currently underway on Hlíðarfjall, Akureyri. The games consist of freeskiing, snowboarding and kite skiing events.
Iceland was not lucky when the groups were drawn for the 2016 European Championships qualifiers over the weekend. Iceland was drawn into Group A, one of the toughest groups.
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.
Kim Dolstra, former footballer of the year and international player for the Netherlands, has signed a contract with ÍBV, the Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) football club.
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...
The first division Reykjavík football club Þróttur recently signed a new player, 25-year-old American Matt Eliason.
Five Icelandic athletes will be competing in the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. They will be accompanied by 15 people.
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...