AFP sports schedule for Saturday, February 9:
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
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
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
New Zealand v England at Auckland, 1st T20I
Women's World Cup in India continues
Slugs: Cricket-NZL-ENG, Cricket-women-world
EPGA at Joburg Open and USPGA at Pebble Beach
Slugs: Golf-EPGA-RSA, Golf-USPGA
World championships at Schladming, Austria with men's downhill
Coverage by Luke Phillips.
Second full day of the Rally of Sweden
Four Continents competition in Osaka.