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Saturday cover: Serious horseplay as Minding takes aim at Goodwood’s Nassau Stakes

The National staff   |  July 30, 2016

Minding and Ryan Moore adorn The National Sport front page on Saturday, July 30 ahead of their tilt at the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood Festival.

Watch: Xabi Alonso, Franck Ribery feed alley-oop to DeMarcus Cousins

The National staff   |  July 29, 2016

Bayern Munich are currently on a pre-season tour of the US, and they stopped to have some fun with USA Basketball's Harrison Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins.

Friday’s cover: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and ‘dirtiest race in history’ at 1988 Seoul Olympics

The National staff   |  July 29, 2016

The Russian doping scandal is nothing new to the Olympic scene – the 1988 games at Seoul eventually saw the men’s 100-metre winner Ben Johnson be disqualified. Carl Lewis also faced allegations years later.

50 years later: Geoff Hurst goal for England in World Cup final still a hot topic in Germany

Agencies   |  July 28, 2016

Hurst’s second goal in the 101st minute of extra time put England 3-2 ahead after the match had finished 2-2 over 90 minutes and is arguably the most controversial goal in international football history.

Thursday’s cover: Major-less Sergio Garcia wants to end drought with PGA Championship title

The National staff   |  July 28, 2016

Sergio Garcia features on The National Sport front page on Thursday, July 28, 2016 as the Spaniard hopes to secure his first major title when the PGA Championship tees off at Baltusrol, New Jersey.

Tuesday’s cover: England hammer Pakistan by 330 runs to level series

Steve Luckings   |  July 26, 2016

England cricketer Joe Root and teammate Stuart Broad make the cover of The National Sport on Monday, July 25, 2016 after the defeat of Pakistan at Old Trafford by 330 runs on Monday.

Wednesday’s cover: What lies beneath the murky world of doping in sports

Steve Luckings   |  July 27, 2016

A Russian athlete sporting an Olympic medal from the 2012 London Olympics makes the cover of The National Sport on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 to illustrate the first part into our series on doping.

Burnley’s Andre Gray slams racist ’ignorant prats’ after Bradford player receives abuse

Agence France-Presse   |  July 25, 2016

'Still live in the stone ages I see' Burnley player Andre Gray wrote on Twitter after a Bradford City player received racist abuse from a pair of Burnley fans in a friendly.

Monday’s cover: Lewis Hamilton out in front after Hungarian Grand Prix win

Steve Luckings   |  July 25, 2016

Lewis Hamilton makes the cover of The National Sport on Monday, July 25, 2016 after taking the chequered flag to win the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Saturday’s cover: Chris Froome scraped but not broken

The National staff   |  July 24, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Saturday, July 23 issue, featuring Chris Froome after a nasty spill in the Tour de France.