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AFP sports schedule for Thursday, February 21

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AFP sports schedule for Thursday, February 21:

FOOTBALL

Europa League last 32 second-leg matches, with Spurs facing a tough trip to Lyon, although the English side lead 2-1 - coverage by Andy Scott - while holders Atletico Madrid are up against it as they trail 2-0 going into their away leg with Russian outfit Rubin Kazan.

Slugs: Fbl-Eur-C3

GOLF

Organisers will hope the snow that halted the first day's play doesn't intervene again at the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain, Arizona.

Also Asia Tour at Myanmar Open; USLPGA at Chonburi, Thailand

Master slug: Golf-USPGA-EPGA-Asia-WGC-Matchplay, Golf-Asia-MYN, Golf-USLPGA-THA

RUGBY UNION

Build-up continues to this weekend's third round of Six Nations matches with England and France set to announce the starting line-ups for their match at Twickenham on Saturday.

Master Slug: RugbyU-6Nations

TENNIS

ATP at Memphis, Marseille and Buenos Aires; WTA at Dubai - coverage by Richard Eaton - Bogota and Memphis

Slugs: Tennis-ATP-WTA-USA; Tennis-ATP-FRA, Tennis-ATP-ARG; Tennis-WTA-UAE, Tennis-WTA-COL

FORMULA ONE

Third day of pre-season testing at Barcelona.

Slug: Auto-Prix-ESP-testing

CRICKET

New Zealand host England in second one day international at Napier with the Kiwis leading the series.

Slug: Cricket-NZL-ENG-ODI

CYCLING

Second day of world track championships in Minsk.

Slug: Cycling-world-track

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