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A handy AFL guide as the new Australian Rules season kicks in

Andy Ryan   |  April 1, 2015

The 2015 AFL season, which starts today, promises to be a hotly contested race to make the Grand Final on October 3. Andy Ryan previews this year’s competition.


Recent NFL punishments set the stage for Deflategate probe

Aaron Gray   |  April 1, 2015

Punishments for the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons will not be the only ones from the league this month. They are merely the appetisers for a main entre: the New England Patriots and the infamous Deflategate, writes Aaron Gray.


Wednesday cover: UAE Under 23 football team are one step closer to 2016 Olympic Games

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  April 1, 2015

Having defeated Sri Lanka and Tajikistan in their first two matches, the UAE beat Yemen 1-0 on Tuesday to qualify as Group D winners for the 16-nation continental championships, which will be held in Qatar next year.


Tuesday cover: Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao the centre of attention in Abu Dhabi

Matt Smith   |  March 31, 2015

Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao takes The National Sport cover on Tuesday, March 31 after equalling Colombia's goal-scoring record in Abu Dhabi.


Monday cover: Michael Clarke and Australia rule to clinch cricket World Cup

Matt Smith   |  March 30, 2015

Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke adorns The National Sport cover on Monday, March 30 after leading his side to a fifth cricket World Cup title in his final game in charge.


Sunday cover: Prince Bishop storms to Dubai World Cup 2015 crown

Matt Smith   |  March 29, 2015

Prince Bishop takes The National Sport front page on Sunday, March 29 after stunning the field to win the 2015 Dubai World Cup.


Justin Bieber will be part of Floyd Mayweather’s entourage for fight against Manny Pacquiao

Agencies   |  March 28, 2015

The Canadian, 21, is not the only celebrity backing Mayweather over Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight weight categories with a record of 57 victories, five defeats and two draws.


Areas where the cricket World Cup final will be won or lost by Australia or New Zealand

Paul Radley   |  March 28, 2015

If the statistics of this World Cup are a guide, the MCG is the ultimate bat-first pitch.


Thursday cover: Dubai World Cup ready to ring in 20th year of excellence

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  March 26, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Thursday, March 26 issue, featuring Geoffrey Riddle's comprehensive preview coverage for the 2015 Dubai World Cup.


Dubai World Cup 2015: Galloping Down Champions’ Lane - promo video

The National staff   |  March 25, 2015

Excited about the 2015 Dubai World Cup? This slick promo video will certainly get you in the mood.