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A little buyer’s remorse after Michael Jordan’s game-worn shoes fetch Dh121,194

Aaron Gray   |  December 21, 2014

Grey Flannel Auctions said Jordan wore the shoes in 1981/82, which was the same year North Carolina won the NCAA title. But a few days later, the auction house offered the winning bidder a chance to return them and get his money back.


Sunday’s cover: Golden David Silva fires in two for Manchester City

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  December 21, 2014

Along with Silva, Yaya Toure added the third as the pair continued their recent return to peak form and helped City record an eighth consecutive victory in all competitions.


Pair of Washington Nationals minor leaguers helping teach baseball in Dubai

Jonathan Raymond   |  December 18, 2014

Danny Rosenbaum and Pat Lehman, players in the Washington Nationals organisation, have been in Dubai the past couple months conducting clinics and camps.


100 years on, British and German armies recreate ‘Christmas Truce’ football match

Press Association   |  December 18, 2014

Commemorating the World War I truce on Christmas Day 1914, the British Army edged their German counterparts 1-0 on Wednesday in a charity match.


Thursday cover: UAE’s Adil Khalid living his dream in Volvo Ocean Race

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  December 18, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Thursday, December 18 issue, featuring Adil Khalid of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.


Matt Prior wants to compete in Dubai Tour cycling tournament

Paul Radley   |  December 18, 2014

The next time we see him involved in competitive sport in the UAE it could be as part of professional cycling rather than as an England cricketer, writes Paul Radley.


Wednesday cover: Au revoir, Thierry Henry

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  December 17, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, December 17 issue, featuring Thierry Henry on his retirement from football.


Five matches that defined Thierry Henry

Press Assocation   |  December 16, 2014

A look at five of the most significant performances from Thierry Henry's storied career, which came to an end with his retirement on Tuesday.


Tuesday cover: The Champions League last 16 is set

Matt Smith   |  December 16, 2014

The National's sport cover for the Tuesday, December 16 issue, featuring a breakdown of each of the eight ties that will compose the Champions League's first knockout round.


Eye for photography? It could land you in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Pro-Am

Agency   |  December 15, 2014

Tournament organisers announced a social media photography competition that started on Monday, with the eventual winner earning a spot in the Pro-Am tournament.