Jellyfish Swim across English Channel

News Tagged with “Sports”
Atli Eðvaldsson passed away yesterday.

Victory Dedicated to Atli Eðvaldsson’s Family

3 Sep The Icelandic women’s national soccer team faced Slovakia last night in Reykjavík, wearing black armbands in honor of Atli Eðvaldsson, who passed away yesterday.

Spectators at the championship counted about 10,000, including 2,000 Icelanders.

Icelandic Riders Bring Gold from Berlin

13 Aug Icelanders received seven gold medals at the World Championship for Icelandic Horses, which concluded in Berlin on Sunday.

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, reaching shore with Marglytturnar.

President Enjoys Company of Jellyfish

13 Aug Swimming in the company of jellyfish is not something people generally do with a smile.

Too Many Youngsters Lack Endurance

1 Jul Forty percent of 17-year-olds who took part in a study in Iceland - all of them active in sports - are at risk when it comes to lifestyle-related diseases.

From a previous WOW Cyclothon.

WOW Cyclothon About to Get Rolling

25 Jun The eighth WOW Cyclothon begins in Reykjavík tonight and runs through Saturday.

Aron Einar Gunnarsson, left, and Kári Árnason, right, celebrate with Ragnar Sigurðsson, after his goal.

Iceland Beats Turkey 2:1

11 Jun At Laugardalsvöllur arena in Reykjavík tonight,the Icelandic men’s national soccer team beat Turkey 2:1.

Archive photo. The girls in the photo are not related to the subject of article.

Girls Decline Trophy in Protest

23 May Eleven-year-old national basketball champions are in the news for protesting inequality by declining their trophy.

Gylfi Þór and  Benjamin Pavart at the Stade de France last night.

France beat Iceland 4:0 last night in UEFA Euro qualifiers in Paris

26 Mar Last night Iceland played France at the Stade de France in Paris to be beaten with a whooping 4:0.

There are 38 Icelandic contestants in the Special Olympics this year.

Icelanders doing well at Special Olympics

18 Mar The Special Olympics started in Dubai on Thursday and 38 Icelanders are taking part in 10 different sports.

Arnar Freyr Arnarsson að skora gegn Makedóníu.

Iceland meets Macedonia after beating Japan 25-21

17 Jan Iceland will play against Macedonia today in Munich at the Handball World Championships. Yesterday Iceland beat Japan with 25 goals against 21.

The Golden Snitch - the magical flying ball in Harry Potter. Real life quidditch uses slightly different balls.

Icelandic quidditch team doing well

30 Oct The Icelandic quidditch team, called Ragnarök, competed in the Nordic cup 2018 last weekend and landed in 6th place. Quidditch is a sport that is inspired by the Harry Potter books.

Gylfi Sigurðsson and  Antoine Griezmann

Iceland draws 2:2 against France last night

12 Oct Iceland played an exciting match against France last night. The French team looked set for defeat after Iceland scored two goals by Birkir Bjarnason and Kari Arnason.

Elísabet Margeirsdóttir yesterday completed  probably the hardest race that any Icelander has taken part in.

Icelander becomes world's first woman to complete Gobi desert Ultramarathon race in under 100 hours

2 Oct Elísabet Margeirsdóttir yesterday became the first woman in the world to complete the Gobi Desert Ultramarathon race in under 100 hours. The race is 409 kilometres and Margeirsdóttir was ninth out of 50 contestants to reach the goal.

The lift is being built.

New ski lift will greatly enlarge ski area

2 Sep 2018 Summer is coming to a close, giving skiers a reason to celebrate and prepare for the ski season.

The Reykjavik Marathon last year.

Fifteen thousand people expected to participate in Reykjavik Marathon

8 Aug 2018 Registrations for the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon taking place on August 18th now amount to over nine thousand people including three thousand foreign participants.




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