Mario Zagallo of Brazil won the football world cup both as a player and as coach. Geoff Marsh has achieved the same feat in cricket, winning in 1987 as a player and in 1999 as coach.

Corner Kicks

     Akhil Kumar drubbed Worapoj Pitchkoom of Thailand to win Gold in the Olympic qualifying Boxing Tournament in Bangkok.

     Pugilist A L Lakra & Akhil Kumar qualify for the Beijing Olympics

     South Africa seals series with straight wins against West Indies

     Australia thrash world champions India in the Twenty20 match

     Arsenal regain their top spot at EPL with a win over Manchester City

Sports Potato


Commonwealth Bank Series (Australia, India and Sri Lanka)

Tue, Feb 5: India v Sri Lanka (D/N), Brisbane
Fri, Feb 8: Australia v Sri Lanka (D/N, Brisbane
Sun, Feb 10: Australia v India (D/N), Sydney

England Vs. New Zealand

Tue, Feb 5: 1st Twenty20 match, Christchurch
Thu, Feb 7: 2nd Twenty20 match, Auckland
Sat, Feb 9: 1st ODI, Wellington


ATP Brasil open
Feb. 11 – 17

Football – EPL

Saturday, February 9

Aston Villa v Newcastle

Sunday, February 10

Man Utd v Man City
Chelsea v Liverpool

Monday, February 11

Arsenal v Blackburn

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