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Napoli president on Edinson Cavani: Really, no, we’re fine

Reuters   |  August 29, 2016

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has indicated that out of form Paris Saint-Germain striker would not exactly be an enticing option for his old club.

Monday cover: Nico Rosberg takes the win, Hamilton takes the plaudits at crash-filled Belgian Grand Prix

The National staff   |  August 29, 2016

Lewis Hamilton cuts through the field during the Belgian Grand Prix on The National Sport front page on Monday, August 29.

Sunday cover: Two to tango as Tottenham and Liverpool contest feisty draw

The National staff   |  August 28, 2016

Christian Eriksen and Jordan Henderson contest the ball on The National Sport front page on Sunday, August 28 after Tottenham and Liverpool played out a draw in the Premier League on Saturday.

Saturday cover: RB Leipzig, the Bundesliga new boys, are being bullish

The National staff   |  August 27, 2016

Ian Hawkey's Around Europe column is the main focus on The National Sport front page on Saturday, August 27 as he looks at the rise of German club RB Liepzig.

Friday’s cover: Pep Guardiola’s juggling act for Man City after being paired with Barcelona

Steve Luckings   |  August 26, 2016

Pep Guardiola makes the front cover of The National Sport on Friday, August 26, 2016 after the draw for the group stage of the Uefa Champions League was announced in Monaco on Thursday.

Thursday’s cover: Al Nasr on the march after romping El Jaish in Asian Champions League

Steve Luckings   |  August 25, 2016

Al Nasr goalscorers Jonathan Pitropia, left, and Wanderley make the front cover of The National Sport on Thursday, August 25, 2016 after firing the Dubai club to a 3-0 victory over El Jaish in the Asian Champions League in Doha on Wednesday.John McAuley was in the Qatari capital to witness Wanderley, the Brazilian... Read more

Portland Timbers owner: MLS would welcome Wayne Rooney, league can offer better than China

Reuters   |  August 24, 2016

MLS team owner Merritt Paulson says Major League Soccer can still offer 'significant money' to to star names as well as compete with China in terms of location.

Wednesday’s cover: Scoreless affair has goal within reach for Al Ain

Steve Luckings   |  August 24, 2016

Al Ain make the front cover of The National Sport on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 after playing out a 0-0 draw against Uzbekistan’s Lokomotiv at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Tuesday.The objective now for Zlatko Dalic’s side on Septemer 13 – the return leg of this Asian Champions League quarter-final... Read more

Jason Statham’s great regret: Not accomplishing more as a diver

  |  August 23, 2016

Jason Statham says, 'It's a bit of a sort point I never got to the Olympics.' The action movie star competed for Team GB in springboard diving at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Turkmenistan president publicly blasts sports minister Olympic failures

Agence France-Presse   |  August 23, 2016

Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan, has threatened his sports chief with 'the sack' after the nation won no medals at the Rio Olympics.