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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.

Thursday cover: The Pakistan Super League is here

The National Staff   |  February 4, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Thursday, February 4 issue, featuring the Pakistan Super League on the day of its launch in Dubai.

Wednesday cover: Can Mark Cavendish retain his Dubai tour title?

The National staff   |  February 3, 2016

The start of the 2016 Dubai Tour is the big story on The National Sport front page on Wednesday, February 3 as Mark Cavendish attempts to defend his title.

Tuesday cover: Changing of the guard as Manchester City confirm Pep Guardiola

The National staff   |  February 2, 2016

The news of Pep Guardiola taking over as Manchester City manager dominates The National Sport front page on Tuesday, February 2.

Monday cover: Novak Djokovic continues Australian Open love affair with sixth title

The National staff   |  February 1, 2016

Novak Djokovic is The National Sport's cover star on Monday, February 1 after defeating Andy Murray to clinch his record-equalling sixth Australian Open title.

Sunday cover: No denying Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez or Barcelona

The National Staff   |  January 31, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, January 31 issue, featuring Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez as Barcelona scored a major La Liga win over Atletico Madrid.

From fan to player, Nick Kasa drafted by Denver Broncos ahead of Superbowl to ‘be like Greg Olsen’

Associated Press   |  January 30, 2016

Last Sunday, Nick Kasa was like any other fan of the Denver Broncos. On Super Bowl Sunday, he will be one of the Denver Broncos.

Saturday cover: Balance tilts back to Barcelona ahead of Atletico Madrid clash

The National staff   |  January 30, 2016

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid adorn The National Sport front page on Saturday, January 30 ahead of their Primera Liga top of the table clash.

Friday cover: Kumar Sangakkar and Gemini Arabians kick off MCL

The National Staff   |  January 29, 2016

The National's Sport cover for the Friday, January 29 issue, featuring Kumar Sangakkara in the opening match of the Masters Champions League.

Thursday cover: Roger Federer still making a racket at the top of men’s tennis

The National staff   |  January 28, 2016

Roger Federer is The National Sport's cover star on Thursday, January 28 ahead of his Australian Open semi-final showdown with world No 1 Novak Djokovic.