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AFP sports schedule for Friday, March 15

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AFP sports schedule for Friday, March 15:

FOOTBALL

Draw takes place for the Champions League and Europa League quarter-finals.

Master slugs: Fbl-Eur-C1, Fbl-Eur-C3

In France, title-chasing Marseille tackle Ajaccio.

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

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

TENNIS

ATP and WTA Masters at Indian Wells reaches the semi-final stages.

Coverage by Rebecca Bryan

Slug: Tennis-ATP-WTA-USA

FORMULA ONE

Official practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Coverage by Robert Smith

Slug: Auto-Prix-AUS

CRICKET

Second day of second Test between New Zealand and England in Wellington.

South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion in the 2nd ODI

Slugs: Cricket-NZL-ENG, Cricket-RSA-PAK

RUGBY UNION

Previews filed for final round of Six Nations matches with England bidding for their first Grand Slam since 2003 but coming up against last year's Grand Slam winners Wales, who have won their last three games.

Super 15 matches also taking place

Master slug: RugbyU-6Nations; RugbyU-Super

RACING

Final day of the Cheltenham Festival with Long Run bidding to become only the second horse in history to regain the blue riband of jump racing, the Gold Cup.

Slug: Racing-ENG-Cheltenham

BASEBALL

World Baseball Classic

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FIGURE SKATING

World Championships in London, Ontario

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GOLF

EPGA and Asia Tour at Avantha Masters, New Delhi;; USPGA at Tampa Bay Championship

Slugs: Golf-Asia-EPGA-IND, Golf-USPGA

ALPINE SKIING

Final World Cup meeting of the season for both men and women at Lenzerheide

Slug: Ski-world-men, Ski-world-women

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