Iceland goalkeeper: We have a chance to reach quarter-finals

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 12:07 GMT

Hallgrímsson believes that his team has a chance to reach quarter-finals in the IHF Men's Handball World Cup.

Egypt handball youngsters make history in North Macedonia

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 10:05 GMT

Egyptian players led the national team to the tournament’s semis for the first time in the history.

UK, Norway, Iceland agree on citizens' rights if no-deal Brexit

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 12:41 GMT

"This means that citizens' residence rights have been secured regardless of the outcome of the negotiations between the EU and the UK," Iceland, an EU outsider, said.

Gunnarsson signs one-year deal at Cardiff

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 05:40 GMT

The 29-year old, who led Iceland in their debut World Cup campaign last month, was hindered by a long-term ankle injury last season.

Nigeria's 'Lionel Musa' warns Argentina he is not their hero

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa became 'Lionel Musa' on social media in Argentina on Friday after his two goals against Iceland

Nigeria, Iceland line-ups revealed

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 02:43 GMT

Argentina, who lost 3-0 to Croatia on Thursday, hopes for any result but Iceland victory to keep on their chances to reach the second round.

For fans from tiny Iceland, team is family – often literally

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 04:41 GMT

One Iceland fan went to primary school with a player's father. Another supporter's son used to regularly wait on the team at a bar. And yet another fan is related by marriage to the squad's chef.

Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

Iceland coach talks of dentistry and the Cod Wars ahead of Argentina match

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 05:23 GMT

Iceland's amiable coach Heimir Hallgrimsson found time to discuss dentistry and the Cod Wars on Friday as the rank outsiders prepared to face Argentina in their World Cup opener on Saturday.

Argentina must overcome own demons to beat Iceland

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Champions in 1978 and 1986, Argentina are part of football's elite and have in their ranks Lionel Messi, the five-times world player of the year.

England, Portugal enjoy easy warm-up wins, Iceland held

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - 11:50 GMT

England and Portugal enjoyed comfortable home wins in their final World Cup warm-up matches on Thursday, beating Costa Rica 2-0 and Algeria 3-0 respectively.

Sigurdsson included in Iceland's World Cup squad despite knee injury

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Sigurdsson, Everton's record signing after his move from Swansea City last year, has not played since picking up the injury on March 10.

Everton's Iceland midfielder Sigurdsson out for up to eight weeks

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 03:30 GMT

Sigurdsson was injured against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday raising doubts about his fitness for the finals in Russia starting in June.

Chinese tourist killed, several injured in bus accident in Iceland

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

A bus carrying some 50 Chinese tourists crashed in icy conditions in Iceland on Wednesday, leaving one dead and several injured, police said.

Johannesson asks Messi to bring 23 shirts for WC game

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 08:00 GMT

Iceland plays in Group D against Croatia, Nigeria and Argentina.

Sampaoli post-draw reactions

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:07 GMT

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli, promised Argentinean fans that his team will make the nation proud in the World Cup.

El-Neny participates in a promo video for the 2018 World Cup

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 06:03 GMT

El-Neny congratulated Iceland in Icelandic, “Congratulations Iceland, See you in Russia.”

Youth min. heads for Moscow to attend World Cup Draw

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 09:56 GMT

The minister of Youth, Khaled Abdel Aziz left to Moscow to attend the 2018 World Cup Final Draw ceremony.

Celebrating the oddly wonderful Björk on her birthday

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 06:06 GMT

Egypt Today celebrates eccentric Icelandic music queen Björk, going over her fantastic life and music.

Icelandic drama 'Hjartasteinn' is part of PEFF

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 09:52 GMT

The 2016 Icelandic drama film "Hjartasteinn" (Heartstone) will screen during the 0th edition of the Panorama of the European Film Festival on Thursday, November 9.