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Palestinian ‘battle’ to get to the Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Jibril Al Rajoub said that 37 sports officials and journalists had died in the beleaguered strip during the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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No royal treatment for Thai princess at Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, who made her debut in the dressage competition, is the granddaughter of Thailand’s king and was once listed among Forbes’ 'Top 20 hottest royals'.

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Cricket bowls them over in Japan at Asian Games

Agence France-Presse   |  September 20, 2014

Japan's women cricket team competing at Incheon, South Korea 150 years after the first game was played on the island.

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Khalid Yousef’s ‘nerve-wracking’ experience at World Amateur Team Championship

Steve Elling   |  September 20, 2014

Steve Elling speaks to the UAE's top amateur golfer after his outing in Japan.

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Statisically, Chelsea’s Diego Costa is fifth-best scoring team in the EPL so far

Press Association   |  September 18, 2014

At 1.81 goals per 90 minutes, in an admittedly small sample, it's nevertheless astonishing that Diego Costa is scoring at a higher rate than all but four of the teams in the Premier League.

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Avram Grant: From Chelsea to Thailand

Reuters   |  September 18, 2014

The former Chelsea manager has accepted a position with Thai club BEC Tero Sasana as the organisation's technical director.

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Thursday cover: Pique nudges Barca over Apoel in Champions League

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  September 18, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Thursday, September 18 issue, featuring victorious Barcelona in their Champions League opener.

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Wednesday cover: Balotelli and Gerrard breathe relief into Liverpool

Matt Smith   |  September 17, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, September 17 issue, featuring Steven Gerrard converting the penalty to save three points for Liverpool in their Champions League group opener.

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The 5 biggest Indian Super League signings

The National Staff   |  September 16, 2014

With the addition of Nicolas Anelka, the startup Indian football league has put together a stable of ageing stars.

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Tuesday cover: Arabian Gulf League gets underway

Matt Smith   |  September 16, 2014

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, September 16 issue, featuring Baniyas opening up the 2014/15 Arabian Gulf League season with a hard-fought draw against Al Nasr.

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