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AP Weekly Sports Calendar

PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 December, 2013, 4:28pm
UPDATED : Monday, 02 December, 2013, 4:35pm
 

EDITORS:

These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit:

FRIDAY, Nov. 29

thru Dec. 1, Malelane, South Africa — golf, European-Sunshine Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship.

thru Dec. 1, Sydney — golf, PGA of Australia, Australian Open.

thru Dec. 1, Beaver Creek, Colorado — skiing, women's Alpine World Cup.

thru Dec. 1, Kuusamo, Finland — skiing, cross-country World Cup.

thru Dec. 1, Astana, Kazakhstan — speedskating, World Cup.

thru 30, Dubai, United Arab Emirates — rugby, Dubai Sevens.

thru 30, Kuusamo, Finland — ski jumping, men's World Cup.

SATURDAY, Nov. 30

Wales, England — rugby, Wales vs. Australia, Fiji vs. Barbarians.

thru Dec. 1, Beaver Creek, Colorado — skiing, men's Alpine World Cup.

Centurion, South Africa — cricket, South Africa vs. Pakistan, 3rd ODI.

Manchester, England — rugby league, World Cup final: Australia vs. New Zealand.

thru Dec. 1, Kuusamo, Finland — skiing, Nordic combined World Cup.

Quebec City — boxing, Adonis Stevenson vs. Tony Bellew for Stevenson's WBC light heavyweight title; Sergey Kovalev vs. Ismayl Sillakh for Kovalev's WBO light heavyweight title.

Chester, West Virginia — boxing, Johan Perez vs. Paul Spadafora for interim WBA junior welterweight title.

Reading, Pennsylvania — boxing, Harry Joe Yorgey vs. Lee Mertagh for WBU middleweight title.

San Antonio — boxing, Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter for Alexander's IBF welterweight title.

SUNDAY, Dec. 1

No new major events.

MONDAY, Dec. 2

No new major events.

TUESDAY, Dec. 3

thru 7, Dunedin, New Zealand — cricket, New Zealand vs. West Indies, 1st test.

Osaka, Japan — boxing, Daiki Kameda vs. Liborio Solis for Kameda's IBF super flyweight and WBA super flyweight titles; Tomoki Kameda vs. Immanuel Naidjala for Kameda's WBO bantamweight title; Katsunari Takayama vs. Vergilio Silvano for Takayama's IBF minimumweight title.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4

No new major events.

THURSDAY, Dec. 5

thru 9, Adelaide, Australia — cricket, 2nd Ashes test.

Johannesbug — cricket, South Africa vs. India, 1st ODI.

thru 8, Sun City, South Africa — golf, European Tour, Nedbank Challenge.

thru 8, Hong Kong — golf, European Tour, Hong Kong Open.

thru 8, Thousand Oaks, California — golf, World Challenge.

thru 8, Fukuoka, Japan — figure skating, Grand Prix Final.

FRIDAY, Dec. 6

Costa do Sauipe, Brazil — football, World Cup draw.

thru 8, Beaver Creek, Colorado — skiing, men's Alpine World Cup.

thru 8, Lake Louise, Canada — skiing, women's Alpine World Cup.

thru 8, Berlin — speedskating, World Cup.

thru 7, Nakiska, Canada — skiing, freestyle World Cup.

thru 8, Lillehammer, Norway — ski jumping, World Cup.

thru 8, Montafon, Austria — snowboard, World Cup

Perth, Australia — boxing, Chris John vs. Simpiwe Vetyeka for John's WBA and IBO featherweight titles; Daud Cino Yordan vs. Sipho Taliwe for Yordan's IBO lightweight title.

Tokyo — boxing, Akira Yaegashi vs. Edgar Sosa for Yaegashi's WBC flyweight title.

Chicago — boxing, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk vs. Giacobbe Fragomeni for Wlodarczyk's WBC cruiserweight title.

SATURDAY, Dec. 7

thru 8, Port Elizabeth, South Africa — rugby, South Africa Sevens.

thru 8, Lillehammer, Norway — skiing, cross-country World Cup.

Stuttgart, Germany — boxing, Darren Barker vs. Felix Sturm for Barker's IBF middleweight title.

Brooklyn, New York — boxing, Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter for Alexander's IBF welterweight title; Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout for vacant WBA junior middleweight title; Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell for Bika's WBC super middleweight title.

Atlantic City — boxing, Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko for Rigondeaux's WBA and WBO super bantamweight titles.

SUNDAY, Dec. 8

Durban, South Africa — cricket, South Africa vs. India, 2nd ODI.

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