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AFP sports schedule for Friday, February 8

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AFP sports schedule for Friday, February 8:

FOOTBALL

Previews filed for weekend matches in England, Spain, Italy, Germany and Scotland.

French league leaders PSG face Bastia.

Build-up to Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Nigeria and Burkina Faso

Slugs: Fbl-ENG-Pr, Fbl-ESP-Liga, Fbl-ITA-SerieA, Fbl-GER-Bundesliga, Fbl-FRA-Ligue1, Fbl-SCO-Pr, Fbl-Afr2013

TENNIS

ATP at Vina del Mar where Rafael Nadal will be playing the second singles match of his long-awaited comeback.

ATP also at Montpellier and Zagreb.

Preview filed of weekend's Fed Cup World Group first round

Slugs: Tennis-ATP-CHI, Tennis-ATP-FRA, Tennis-ATP-CRO; Tennis-FedCup

CRICKET

Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt appeals to CAS to have his ban for spot-fixing overturned.

Australia v West Indies at Sydney, 4th ODI

Women's World Cup in India continues

Slugs: Cricket-PAK-CAS-corruption, Cricket-AUS-WIS, Cricket-women-world

FORMULA ONE

Fourth and final day of pre-season testing at Jerez.

Slug: Auto-Prix-ESP-testing

GOLF

EPGA at Joburg Open and USPGA at Pebble Beach

Slugs: Golf-EPGA-RSA, Golf-USPGA

ALPINE SKIING

World championships at Schladming, Austria with women's super-combined

Coverage by Luke Phillips.

Slug: Ski-WC2013

RUGBY UNION

Previews filed of the weekend's Six Nations matches

World Sevens Series in Las Vegas

Slugs: RugbyU-6Nations, RugbyU-world-Sevens

CYCLING

Final stage of the Tour of Qatar

Slug: Cycling-QAT

RALLYING

First full day of the Rally of Sweden

Slug: Auto-Rally-SWE

FIGURE SKATING

Four Continents competition in Osaka.

Slug: FSkate-JPN

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