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Friday cover: Tight at the top as Dubai Desert Classic swings into action

The National staff   |  January 30, 2015

World No 1 Rory McIlroy takes The National Sport front page honour on Friday, January 30 as the Omeag Dubai Desert Classic enters its second day of action.


Thursday cover: Novak Djokovic sets up Australian Open semi-final with Stan Wawrinka

Kevin Jeffers   |  January 29, 2015

The National Sport front page on Thursday, January 29 features tennis world No 1 Novak Djokovic after he set up a semi-final showdown with defending Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.


Manchester City invite UAE fans to watch Chelsea game at Yas Marina Circuit

The National staff   |  January 28, 2015

Manchester City FC are urging fans to head to Yas Marina Circuit this weekend to watch the huge top-of-the-table game against rivals Chelsea on Saturday.


Wednesday cover: Mahdi Ali looks at the positives after UAE’s Asian Cup defeat

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil Kevin Jeffers   |  January 28, 2015

The National Sport front page on Wednesday, January 28 features the UAE national football team after their defeat to Australia in the Asian Cup semi-finals.


Tuesday cover: UAE set for one of biggest footballing moments

Kevin Jeffers Matt Smith   |  January 27, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, January 27 issue, featuring the big UAE v Australia match in the Asian Cup semi-finals.


Five things for UAE to do to win the Asian Cup semi-final against hosts Australia

Ali Khaled   |  January 26, 2015

A few pointers to aspects of the second semi-final in Newcastle where the game will be won or lost.


Monday cover: As other giants fall in FA Cup, Arsenal stand tall

Matt Smith   |  January 26, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, January 26 issue, featuring Tomas Rosicky and a victorious Arsenal side in the FA Cup over challengers Brighton.


Sunday cover: Bigger they are, harder they fall as Chelsea and Man City exit FA Cup

Matt Smith   |  January 25, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, January 25 issue, featuring fallen giants from the FA Cup Chelsea and Manchester City.


Andrea Pirlo, Sergio Ramos, now Omar Abdulrahman: UAE star’s outrageous Panenka penalty - video

The National staff   |  January 24, 2015

Omar Abdulrahman joined illustrious company on Friday when he successfully scored a 'Panenka'-style penalty in a major tournament.


Saturday cover: UAE stun Japan to reach Asian Cup semi-finals

Matt Smith   |  January 24, 2015

The UAE national football team feature on The National Sprt front page on Saturday, January 24 after their remarkable victory over defending champions Japan in the Asian Cup quarter-finals.