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The star-spangled flavour of the European Ryder Cup team

Steve Elling   |  September 23, 2014

Steve Elling breaks down how many of the 12 European Ryder Cup have strong ties to the nation they'll be competing against in Scotland starting on Friday.

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Tuesday cover: Manchester United left defenceless

Kumar Shyam   |  September 23, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, September 23 issue, featuring Richard Jolly's cover story on the defending woes exposed in fantastic fashion at the weekend for Manchester United.

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Frank Lampard in turn lampooned and lauded for echoing Law in scoring on Chelsea

Reuters   |  September 22, 2014

Frank Lampard evoked memories of Denis Law with his forlorn look following Sunday's equaliser against Chelsea, a move that inspired the full range of reactions.

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Monday cover: Frank Lampard clips old friends Chelsea to deliver point to Man City

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  September 22, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, September 22 issue, featuring Manchester City's 10-man, 1-1 draw with Chelsea accomplished through Frank Lampard's equaliser.

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Sunday cover: Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid go wild for eight

Matt Smith   |  September 21, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, September 21 issue, featuring Cristiano Ronaldo and a Real Madrid side that fired off eight goals against Deportivo la Coruna.

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In PBA foray, Manny Pacquiao ‘won’t get an open shot’ vows basketball rival

Agence France-Presse   |  September 21, 2014

Beau 'Extra Rice' Belga, a 6ft 5in bruiser in the Philippine Basketball Association, is warning Manny Pacquiao that nobody's going to take it easy on him.

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Palestinian ‘battle’ to get to the Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Jibril Al Rajoub said that 37 sports officials and journalists had died in the beleaguered strip during the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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No royal treatment for Thai princess at Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, who made her debut in the dressage competition, is the granddaughter of Thailand’s king and was once listed among Forbes’ 'Top 20 hottest royals'.

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Cricket bowls them over in Japan at Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Japan's women cricket team competing at Incheon, South Korea 150 years after the first game was played on the island.

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Khalid Yousef’s ‘nerve-wracking’ experience at World Amateur Team Championship

Steve Elling   |  September 20, 2014

Steve Elling speaks to the UAE's top amateur golfer after his outing in Japan.

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