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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Thursday Feb 21

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Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Thursday:

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OSCAR PISTORIUS

Pistorius bail hearing continues

PRETORIA - The bail hearing for Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, continues on Thursday. (SAFRICA-PISTORIUS/ (PIX, TV), from 0700 GMT/2 AM ET, by David Dolan and Peroshni Govender, 500 words)

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SOCCER

Interpol matchfixing conference

KUALA LUMPUR - Singapore has tipped off Italy that an associate of football matchfixing suspect Dan Tan is to land in Milan later on Thursday, INTERPOL said. (SOCCER-MATCHFIXING/INTERPOL, (PIX) expect updates throughout, by Stuart Grudgings, 400 words)

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Europa League last 32, second legs (2005 unless stated)

Rubin Kazan v Atletico Madrid (1700)

Metalist Kharkiv v Newcastle United

Racing Genk v VfB Stuttgart

CFR Cluj v Inter Milan

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v Basel

Lazio v Borussia Moenchengladbach

Olympique Lyon v Tottenham Hotspur

Viktoria Plzen v Napoli

Hanover 96 v Anji Makhachkala

Chelsea v Sparta Prague

Fenerbahce v BATE Borisov

Olympiakos Piraeus v Levante

Liverpool v Zenit St Petersburg

Girondins Bordeaux v Dynamo Kiev

Benfica v Bayer Leverkusen

Steaua Bucharest v Ajax Amsterdam

LONDON - Holders Atletico Madrid face the daunting task of trying to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg when they travel to Rubin Kazan in the last 32 of the Europa League. SOCCER-EUROPA/ (PIX), expect from 1900 GMT/2 PM ET, by Toby Davis, 600 words)

We will also have a story from Chelsea's tie with Sparta Prague. (SOCCER-EUROPA/CHELSEA, by Tony Jimenez, 500 words)

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Premier League preview

LONDON - Two months ago few could have imagined a Premier League clash between Manchester City and Chelsea would have little bearing on the title race yet Sunday's fixture is likely to be eclipsed by top against bottom battles. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/(PREVIEW), by Mark Meadows, moved, 600 words)

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League Cup final preview

Swansea City are runaway favourites to net their first major English trophy on Sunday when they take on fourth tier Bradford City in a League Cup final that epitomises the romance and topsy-turvy nature of the game. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP (PREVIEW), moved, by Sonia Oxley, 600 words)

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Beckham to steal the limelight as PSG take on OM

PARIS - Whether he plays or not, David Beckham alone will generate more headlines than the clash against Olympique Marseille as the former England captain makes his first appearance at the Parc des Princes on Sunday (2000 GMT). (SOCCER-FRANCE/ (PREVIEW), moved, by Julien Pretot, 450 words)

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Wounded Barca host Sevilla, Atletico at home to Espanyol

MADRID - Leaders Barcelona need to pick themselves up from Wednesday's shock 2-0 Champions League reverse at AC Milan when they host Sevilla on Saturday before second-placed Atletico Madrid entertain resurgent Espanyol on Sunday. (SOCCER-SPAIN/ (PREVIEW) expect by 1200 GMT/7 A.M. ET, by Iain Rogers, 500 words)

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NBA

Grizzlies put the brakes on Raptors run

TORONTO - The Memphis Grizzlies, playing against Rudy Gay for the first time since trading their top scorer to Toronto, scored an 88-82 win over the Raptors. (NBA-RAPTORS/ (PIX), moved, by Frank Pingue, 300 words)

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NHL

Vocacek hat-trick helps Flyers top Pens

Jakub Voracek completed a hat-trick with less than two minutes to play to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. (NHL-PENGUINS/, moved, 350 words)

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GOLF

PGA Tour: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (to 24)

Play called off for day at snowy Dove Mountain

MARANA, Arizona - Dove Mountain looked more like a winter wonderland than a golfing venue after driving snow forced play to be abandoned in the opening round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Wednesday. (GOLF-PGA/MATCHPLAY (PIX), moved, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, 450 words)

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TENNIS

FEATURE-Tennis-Federer plays big brother to village children

GOVHU, South Africa - "Big brother Roger," as the village schoolteachers call him, smiles at the small children and asks them to guess which sport he plays. Most of the bright-eyed three-year-olds have no idea who their visitor is but one pipes up: "You play tennis!". Reuters was given exclusive access as Federer marked the 10th anniversay of his charitable foundation with a trip to South Africa. (TENNIS-SAFRICA/FEDERER (FEATURE, PIX), moved, by Xola Potelwa, 740 words)

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ATP

Memphis International

Sock stungs Raonic in Memphis

Young American Jack Sock stunned in-form world number 14 Milos Raonic with a 6-3 5-7 7-5 victory to provide the first major upset of the Memphis International tournament on Wednesday. (TENNIS-MEMPHIS/, movoed , 250 words)

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Buenos Aires Open, Argentina (to 24)

Marseille Open, France (to 24)

Copy on merit

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WTA

Dubai Championships, UAE (to 24)

DUBAI - Agnieszka Radwanska takes on Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships. (TENNIS-WOMEN/DUBAI, by Matt Smith, 400 words)

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Bogota Cup, Colombia (to 24)

Copy on merit

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CYCLING

World track championships, Minsk (to 24)

Day two in Minsk offers five shots at medals

MINSK - Five more gold medals will be on offer on the second day of the cycling world championships, with men's individual pursuit, team sprint and the 15-km scratch race, while the women will contest the 500 metre time trial and team pursuit titles. (CYCLING-TRACK/WORLD, 500 words)

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