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Day: January 4, 2006

Eidur Gudjohnsen chosen Sportsman of the Year

For the second year running, Chelsea football player Eidur Smári Gudjohnsen has been elected Icelandic Sportsman of the Year by the Association of Sports Correspondents. He received a total of 460 points, a perfect score.

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Best year ever for Century Aluminum

The newspaper Morgubladid reports that Nordurál aluminum plant at Grundartangi, which is owned by Century Aluminum, recorded its greatest profits in 2005 since it began operations in 1997, despite the unfavorable exchange rate of the US dollar.

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Krona predicted to weaken

Landsbanki Research has said that the continued strengthening of the Icelandic krona, which began with the construction of large-scale industrial projects in 2002, is over. From now on, the krona will gradually weaken.

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