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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday Feb 26

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Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:

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NBA

Wizards' revival continues with win over Raptors

With just five wins from their first 33 games there was certainly nothing magical about the Washington Wizards' start to the season, but with the season heading into the home stretch, the Wizards are on the rise. (NBA-RAPTORS/ (PIX), moved, by Steve Keating, 300 words)

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NHL

Ducks take on Kings in LA

The red-hot Pacific Division-leading Anaheim Ducks call on Stanley Cup champions the Los Angeles Kings, who are slumped in last place in the division but have won three straight. (NHL-KINGS/, expect by 0630 GMT/1:30 AM ET, 250 words)

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GOLF

Kuchar's WGC breakthrough extra special after lean times

MARANA, Arizona - A seven-year drought on the PGA Tour helped American Matt Kuchar appreciate the difficulty of winning on the U.S. circuit, and made his triumph at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship taste even sweeter. (GOLF-PGA/MATCHPLAY-KUCHAR (PIX), moved, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, 450 words)

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Sponsors treading carefully in crowded golf market

SINGAPORE - The HSBC Women's Champions tees-off on Thursday, the flagship event part of a careful sponsorship effort by the bank in a saturated marketplace. (GOLF-ASIA/HSBC (INTERVIEW), expect by 1100 GMT, by Patrick Johnston, 600 words)

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SOCCER

FA Cup fifth-round replay

Everton v Oldham Athletic

Everton eye last eight

LONDON - Everton look to book their quarter-final place after being held to a 2-2 draw by second-tier Oldham in the first match. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP, (PIX), expect by 2200 GMT/5 PM ET, 300 words)

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TENNIS

ATP: Dubai Championships, United Arab Emirates (to March 3)

Federer despatches Tunisian journeyman after blip

DUBAI - Roger Federer surprisingly dropped the first set against little-known Malek Jaziri before putting the Tunisian upstart in his place with a 5-7 6-0 6-2 win to reach the second round of the Dubai Championships on Monday. (TENNIS-MEN/DUBAI (PIX), moved, 300 words)

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ATP: Delray Beach International, U.S. (to March 3)

Querrey cruises in Delray opener

Sam Querrey battered fellow American Michael Russell in the first round of the Delray Beach International on Monday, blasting seven aces to take the first set 6-2 before his opponent retired with a leg injury at 2-2 in the second. (TENNIS-MEN/DELRAY, moved, 250 words)

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ATP/WTA: Acapulco International, Mexico (to March 3)

WTA: Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur (to March 3)

Copy on merit

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CRICKET

India v Australia, Chennai, 1st test (to 26)

Reuters coverage of cricket events conducted under the auspices of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was suspended from 0000 GMT on Nov. 15.

This is a direct result of a policy decision by the BCCI to exclude news agencies working only in the photographic medium from covering its events. Action Images is a Thomson Reuters business. (Duty editor: Peter Rutherford)

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