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Sunday cover: Just like old times at Stamford Bridge – Diego Costa sets Chelsea a class apart

The National staff   |  February 14, 2016

The National’s Sport cover on Sunday, February 14 features a nose-protected Diego Costa, as he celebrates scoring Chelsea’s first goal against Newcastle United in their Premier League match at Stamford Bridge.

Manchester City’s Steph Houghton teaching UAE girls the game is ‘something that we take seriously’

Ali Khaled   |  February 13, 2016

Manchester City and England captain Steph Houghton is in Abu Dhabi as part of the club’s preparation for the upcoming FA Women’s Super League season and she sat down with Ali Khaled.On competing at the 2015 Women’s World Cup, where England finished third“It was fantastic. It is the pinnacle ... Read more

Thursday cover: How do you like Sharjeel Khan now?

Richard Biebrich   |  February 11, 2016

The National’s Sport cover for the Thursday, February 11 issue, features Sharjeel Khan as the Pakistani batsman and Australia’s Shane Watson each scored 79 runs to lead Islamabad United past the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Gayle could be in USA playing in Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket matches

Agence France-Presse   |  February 11, 2016

Cricket will make another attempt at building a following in the United States when the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) stages six matches in America next July, the league announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday cover: Al Jazira jump for joy in getting past Xavi’s Al Sadd

The National Staff   |  February 10, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, February 10 issue, featuring Al Jazira as they advanced to the Asian Champions League group stage.

Tuesday cover: Rafael Nadal goes back to the basics on clay

The National Staff   |  February 9, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, February 9 issue, featuring Rafael Nadal as he looks to recover his form with a trip to the clay courts of South America.

Monday cover: Diego Costa closes the gap for Chelsea

The National Staff   |  February 8, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, February 8 issue, featuring Chelsea's Diego Costa as he scored the equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

Sunday cover: It is Leicester City’s fantasy Premier League

The National Staff   |  February 7, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, February 7 issue, featuring Leicester City as they continued their dream Premier League season.

Saturday cover: Ernie Els flashes some of the good old stuff in Dubai

The National Staff   |  February 6, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Saturday, February 6 issue, featuring Ernie Els as he turned in a 5-under second round at the Dubai Desert Classic.

Friday cover: Slow then steady opening round for Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

The National staff   |  February 5, 2016

Rory McIlroy takes The National Sport front page on Friday, February 5 after recovering from a shaky start to fire himself into contention at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.