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Wednesday cover: Rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal begin French Open collision course

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  May 27, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, May 27 issue, featuring Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as they got started at the French Open.

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Radamel Faclao heroics, Chelsea triumph: The last five Europa League finals

The National staff   |  May 26, 2015

Sevilla aim to become the first side to lift the Europa League for a fourth time when they take on Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Warsaw tonight. We take a look back at the last five finals.

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Chinese goalkeeper fined by club for conceding a goal while taking a drinks break — video

Reuters   |  May 26, 2015

Quenching his thirst while on duty proved costly for Chongqing Lifan goalkeeper Sui Weijie, who has been fined for sipping water as their opponents equalised in a Chinese Super League match.

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Where Chelsea and Arsenal have drawn adoration in the past, Malaysia now boycotting Tottenham Hotspur

Reuters   |  May 26, 2015

Exhibition tours by Premier League clubs in the past have gone off without a hitch, but after past interruptions to the domestic league and national team supporters are now boycotting Spurs.

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Tuesday cover: Ben Stokes and England surge past New Zealand

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  May 26, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, May 26 issue, featuring Ben Stokes and England as they picked apart New Zealand on the final day of the first Test to claim victory.

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Monday cover: Newcastle highlight Premier League’s final day of ups and downs

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  May 25, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, May 25 issue, featuring Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez as he and the embattled club survived a relegation scare.

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Sunday cover: President’s Cup stunner as Al Ain are ousted by Al Nasr

Matt Smith   |  May 24, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, May 24 issue, featuring a stunned Omar Abdulrahman as Al Ain were knocked out of the President's Cup quarter-finals by Al Nasr.

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Yankees stick up for A-Rod and squash minor-league ‘Come get juiced’ promotion

Agencies   |  May 23, 2015

The event was clearly a jab at Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez, the controversial New York Yankees, who is third on the career home run list with 664 but was suspended for the 2014 season for his part in the “Biogenesis scandal”.

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Saturday cover: Monaco ever the scene of Grand Prix madness

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  May 23, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Saturday, May 23 issue, featuring the Monaco Grand Prix, one of the most anticipated races on the Formula One calendar.

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As Steven Gerrard bids farewell, a look at Liverpool’s five best other homegrown heroes

Richard Jolly   |  May 22, 2015

As Steven Gerrard prepares to play his last game for Liverpool, Richard Jolly picks five other homegrown Anfield heroes.

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