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AFP sports schedule for Saturday, February 9

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AFP sports schedule for Saturday, February 9:

FOOTBALL

In the English Premier League, champions Manchester City are at Southampton, Chelsea meet Wigan, Sunderland welcome Arsenal while Tottenham tackle Newcastle.

Action also in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Scotland.

Preview filed of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Nigeria and Burkina Faso while Ghana face Mali in the third-place play-off

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

RUGBY UNION

Scotland meet Italy while France face Wales in the Six Nations.

Preview filed of Sunday's game between Ireland and England

World Sevens Series in Las Vegas

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

TENNIS

ATP at Vina del Mar where Rafael Nadal has been making his long-awaited comeback.

ATP also at Montpellier and Zagreb.

Fed Cup World Group first round

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

CRICKET

New Zealand v England at Auckland, 1st T20I

Women's World Cup in India continues

Slugs: Cricket-NZL-ENG, Cricket-women-world

GOLF

EPGA at Joburg Open and USPGA at Pebble Beach

Slugs: Golf-EPGA-RSA, Golf-USPGA

ALPINE SKIING

World championships at Schladming, Austria with men's downhill

Coverage by Luke Phillips.

Slug: Ski-WC2013

RALLYING

Second 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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