The Telegraph did a long story about Icelandic MMA and UFC fighter Gunnar Nelson today: Renzo Gracie on Gunnar: "He absolutely will win the UFC title... He's a great student, a great kid and - I promise you my friend - he will be a great champion."
Professional snowboarder Halldór Helgason has once again caught the world's attention. He competed recently in the Big Air competition at the X-Games in Aspen, where he came in 9th. His shoes however left a bigger impression this time.
Iceland played Poland for 5th place in their final game at the 2014 Men's European Handball Championship. Rúnar Kárason scored the winning goal when only 18 seconds were left of the game. Iceland won 28-27.
Europe's rising star, Icelandic runner Aníta Hinriksdóttir won the 800m at the Reykjavik International Games recently. She broke her former Icelandic record and set a new European Junior indoor record.
The second phase of the 2014 Men's European Handball Championship is now over. Iceland lost against Denmark yesterday 23-32. This puts Iceland 3rd in the group which allows us to play for the 5th place tomorrow.