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July 10, 2018 6:59 AM Soccer-Iceland skipper Gunnarsson signs one-year deal at Cardiff

Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson has signed a new one-year contract with Cardiff City. 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 as Cardiff finished second in the second-tier Championship to earn promotion to the Premier League. "It was tough work to get back, ready 144

June 24, 2018 1:01 PM Nigeria captain Mikel set to play despite hand fracture

Volgograd, Russia (dpa) - Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is expected to play in his country's World Cup game against Argentina despite fracturing a bone in his hand, coach Gernot Rohr said. Mikel suffered the injury in stoppage time in the 2-0 win over Iceland in Volgograd on Friday. However the 31-year-old midfielder could play wearing a cast, Rohr said in a video 110

June 14, 2018 2:10 PM Argentina great Zanetti excited by 2030 World Cup bid

MOSCOW: Former Argentina star Javier Zanetti said it would be a "great satisfaction" for his country to host the 2030 World Cup as part of a joint bid alongside Uruguay and Paraguay. The 44-year-old Zanetti appeared at the 1998 and 2002 World Cups and played 143 times for Argentina, a record he shares with Javier Mascherano. "(The bid) would be a great 32


PANAMA CITY (dpa) – Panama are, along with Iceland, the only teams set to play their first-ever World Cup in Russia 2018. Panama earned their historic berth for the tournament with a dramatic and controversial 2-1 win against Costa Rica in the last round of qualifiers. The country’s population poured out onto the streets and Panamanian President Juan Carlos 18

May 6, 2018 3:01 AM South Koreans Park, Shin share storm-hit LPGA Texas lead

CHICAGO: South Koreans Jenny Shin and Park Sung-hyun each fired a six-under par 65 to share the lead after Saturday's conclusion of the opening round in the storm-hit LPGA Texas Classic. The Korean duo held a one-stroke edge on Iceland's Olafia Kristinsdottir and Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn at what has become a 36-hole event due to two days of severe 40

April 16, 2018 7:48 AM UK supermarket misleads consumers, says Indonesia-Malaysia palm council

A demand boom for widely-used palm oil has led to palm plantations spread across 18 million hectares in Indonesia and Malaysia. — Reuters picJAKARTA, April 16 ― The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC), a palm oil board led by Indonesia and Malaysia, said British supermarket chain Iceland's decision to remove palm oil from its own-brand food products 36

April 13, 2018 11:21 AM Your anti-palm oil policy is ‘colonialism’, Malaysian group tells UK supermarket chain

A worker collects palm oil fruit after harvesting at a plantation in Kampung Bukit Hijau, Kuala Selangor March 14, 2018. — Picture by Mukhriz HazimKUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — British supermarket chain Iceland should be “ashamed” of its anti-palm oil policy which will deprive thousands of poor farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America of much-needed income 23

March 27, 2018 6:11 AM Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russia

REYKJAVIK: Iceland announced Monday it will stage a diplomatic boycott of the football World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. "Among the measures taken by Iceland is the temporary postponement of all high-level bilateral dialogue with the Russian authorities," the foreign ministry said in a statement said. "Consequently 19

March 14, 2018 2:16 PM Everton’s Iceland midfielder Sigurdsson out for up to eight weeks

Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates scoring their first goal against Crystal Palace during their Premier League match at Goodison Park in Liverpool February 10, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, March 14 — Everton’s Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is expected to return to action from a knee injury in six to eight weeks, the Premier League club said today 31

March 7, 2018 3:34 PM 600 bitcoin computers nabbed in Iceland heists

REYKJAVIK: Around 600 computers used to mine bitcoin were stolen in Iceland in a series of large-scale heists in December and January, police said Wednesday. The servers were taken from data centres in Reykjanesbaer, near the Keflavik international airport in southwestern Iceland, and Borgarnes on the west coast. Around 10 people were brought in for questioning 21