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Sunday cover: Petr Cech can handle it as Arsenal goalkeeper faces old club Chelsea

The National staff   |  August 2, 2015

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech adorns The National Sport front page on Sunday, August 2 as he prepares to face his old club Chelsea for the first time in the FA Community Shield.


Saturday cover: England batter Australia to take Ashes lead at Edgbaston

The National staff   |  August 1, 2015

Ian Bell and Joe Root embrace on The National Sport front page on Saturday August 1, after guiding England to a convincing eight wicket win over Australia at Edgbaston.


Friday cover: Toronto Blue Jays armed and ready after signing David Price

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  July 31, 2015

Newly-acquired Toronto Blue Jays pitcher David Price takes The National Sport front page on Friday, July 31, with his arrival sure to provide hope the team will end a 21-year absence from the MLB play-offs.


Thursday cover: James Anderson on song as England take control of Edgbaston Ashes Test

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  July 30, 2015

James Anderson bowls his way onto The National Sport front page on Thursday, July 30 after taking Ashes-best figures to put England in early control of the third Test at Edgbaston.


Jose Mourinho hits back at Rafa Benitez’s wife to ‘take care of her husband’s diet’

Agence France-Presse   |  July 29, 2015

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is "tidying up" Mourinho "messes" once again.


Wednesday cover: ‘2016 will be Amir Khan’s year’

Chitrabhanu Kadalayil   |  July 29, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, July 29 issue, featuring Amir Khan as he sat down for an interview with Omar Al Raisi.


Ahead of third Ashes Test, a look back at the last five Edgbaston matches

The National staff   |  July 28, 2015

Ahead of the start of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston, here is a look at the past five meetings between the two sides in Birmingham.


Edinson Cavani suspended for response to Gonzalo Jara groping

Agence France-Presse   |  July 28, 2015

Edinson Cavani has been suspended for responding to Gonzalo Jara in the Copa America when the Chilean defender goaded him by inserting a finger into his backside.


Tuesday cover: Football’s enduring power in Palestine

Matt Smith   |  July 28, 2015

The National's Sport cover for the Tuesday, July 28 issue, featuring Ali Khaled's 'football in times of crisis' series piece on Palestinian football.


Formula One rookie Max Verstappen, 17, still not allowed to drive in his native Belgium

Press Association   |  July 27, 2015

The teenage Toro Rosso driver, who is not yet old enough to take to the roads unattended in his native Belgium, narrowly missed out on a spot on the podium in a chaotic Hungarian GP, which was won by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.