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Thursday cover: Dubai World Cup ready to ring in 20th year of excellence

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  March 26, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Thursday, March 26 issue, featuring Geoffrey Riddle's comprehensive preview coverage for the 2015 Dubai World Cup.


Dubai World Cup 2015: Galloping Down Champions’ Lane - promo video

The National staff   |  March 25, 2015

Excited about the 2015 Dubai World Cup? This slick promo video will certainly get you in the mood.


Wednesday cover: Grant Elliott becomes the hero for his adopted homeland

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  March 25, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, March 25 issue, featuring New Zealand's Grant Elliott as he pushed his side past his native-born South Africa into the Cricket World Cup final.


Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo in hot water for getting hyped up in el clasico

Reuters   |  March 25, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebrate against Barcelona in el clasico on Sunday could land him a sanction from the LFP, the Spanish football governing body's president said on Tuesday.


Tuesday cover: Liverpool’s and Manchester United’s ‘lost boys’

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  March 24, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, March 24 issue, featuring 'lost boys' Mario Balotelli and Radamel Falcao.


Gerard Pique back among best: 5 things learnt from Barca’s big clasico night

Agence France-Presse   |  March 23, 2015

Barcelona took a huge step towards a fifth La Liga title in seven years with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid thanks to Luis Suarez’s second-half strike on Sunday.Here, AFP Sports looks at five lessons to be learned heading into the final 10 games of the La Liga season.1 Suarez sinks his teeth into MadridThe... Read more


Monday cover: Outlook brightening for Juan Mata and Manchester United

Matt Smith   |  March 23, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, March 23 issue, featuring Manchester United as they put together a complete performance in beating Liverpool 2-1.


Sunday cover: Barcelona v Real Madrid and Liverpool v Manchester United make for a striking evening

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  March 22, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, March 22 issue, featuring a look at the two big matches on the day – Barcelona v Real Madrid and Liverpool v Manchester United.


Saturday cover: Australia break Pakistan to reach Cricket World Cup semis

Matt Smith   |  March 21, 2015

The Nationals Sport cover for the Saturday, March 21 issue, featuring Australia's win over Pakistan to reach the 2015 Cricket World Cup semi-finals.


Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo and the key Clasico battles

Reuters   |  March 20, 2015

A look at the head-to-head matchups that will define Sunday's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou.