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Asamoah Gyan wants to be an Arabian Gulf League pioneer

The National staff   |  November 27, 2014

Asamoah Gyan, the Ghanaian international forward, says the awards he has won since joining Al Ain in the Arabian Gulf League have justified his oft-discussed move to the UAE.


Pacquiao can win in the ring, just not on the basketball court

  |  November 27, 2014

Kia Sorento stumble to eighth straight defeat in the Philippines.


Tops and flops at Gulf Cup: Lots of goals but Ismail Matar underwhelmed

Ali Khaled   |  November 27, 2014

With the Gulf Cup of Nations coming to an end at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday night, Ali Khaled looks at the tops and the flops of the competition’s 22nd edition.


Wednesday’s cover: UAE take third place at 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  November 26, 2014

The National’s Sport cover for the Wednesday, November 26 issue, features the UAE’s Ali Mabkhout fighting for possession of the ball during the consolation match of the Gulf Cup of Nations on Tuesday night.


Tuesday’s cover: Manchester City face elimination in Champions League clash with Bayern Munich

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  November 25, 2014

Manchester City have again failed to impress in the competition and have little room for error as they host the Bundesliga champions in a crunch clash at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.


Phillip Hughes head injury is a reminder of ‘Gentlemen’s Game’ dangers

Reuters   |  November 25, 2014

To cricket outsiders, the “Gentleman’s Game” often conjures the image of a slow-paced summer pastime but the sickening head injury that left Australia batsman Phillip Hughes in critical condition on Tuesday, however, was a brutal reminder of the sport’s ferocity.


Monday’s cover: Lewis Hamilton enjoys his finest hour at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  November 24, 2014

British Formula One driver storms to victory in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to claim world title as Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's hopes are shattered.


Why Jamie Donaldson finds it tough to pick which tournaments to play in

Steve Elling   |  November 20, 2014

Steve Elling meets the late bloomer whose professional career keeps getting better. The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship winner is playing this week in the European Tour season finale in Dubai.


Thani Al Qamzi all set for Abu Dhabi powerboat race

Amith Passela   |  November 20, 2014

Thani Al Qamzi will make his 110th career start in the UIM Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Powerboat Grand Prix, the penultimate round of the world race series. Amith Passela reports.


Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson reenact each other’s shots

The National Staff   |  November 19, 2014

The trio took to Jumeirah Golf Estates ahead of Thursday's start to the DP World Tour Championship to recreate some of their most memorable shots at the Earth course's 18th hole.