Parking Lot Becomes Harbourside Park

Miðbakkinn, a former parking lot along the Reykjavík waterfront that has been converted into a public space for families, was opened during a public ceremony on Friday, Vísir reports. Miðbakkinn [...]

Icelandic Cricket Association Offers Indian Cricket Star to Play for Iceland

The Icelandic Cricket Association raised attention online yesterday when it invited Indian cricket start Ambati Rayudu to Iceland to play for the Icelandic team. Rayudu was snubbed for a call up [...]

CrossFit Athlete Receives Second Drug-Related Suspension

CrossFit athlete Hinrik Ingi Óskarsson has received a four-year ban from the organization CrossFit, Inc. for failing a drug test at the Reykjavík CrossFit Championship in May, RÚV reports. This [...]

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Iceland Beats Turkey 2-1 in Euro Qualifier

The Iceland men’s national football team beat Turkey 2-1 in a Euro qualifying match at Reykjavík’s Laugardalsvöllur stadium last night. Centre back Ragnar Sigurðsson scored both of the team’s [...]

Turkey Denounces “Disrespectful” Treatment of Football Team at Airport

The Turkish government has issued a diplomatic note to Iceland denouncing what it is calling “disrespectful” and “violent” behaviour against the country’s men’s national football team, aa.com [...]

Iceland Wins Euro Qualifier Against Albania, 1-0

The Icelandic National Men’s football team won its Euro 2020 qualifying match against Albania on Saturday, with a final score of 1-0, mbl.is reports. Iceland earned three points as a result of [...]

Three Icelanders Summit Everest

Bjarni Ármannsson, Leif­ur Örn Svavars­son, and Lýður Guðmunds­son reached the top of Nepal’s Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, on Thursday. Mbl.is reports that Bjarni arrived in [...]

World’s Northernmost Cricket Ground to Open in Iceland

Iceland Cricket will open the world’s northernmost cricket field this month in Hafnarfjörður. At a latitude of 64.07°N, the field will break the record currently held in Umeå, Sweden (63.84°N) by [...]

Iceland Loses to France in Euro Qualifiers

The Iceland men’s national football team lost to France last night in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match. The French team won a confident 4-0 victory against the Icelanders at their home stadium [...]

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