Major sporting events of 2010: Winter Olympics, World Cup Finals, Golf, Tennis and more

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Twenty major sporting events and tournaments for 2010, including the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, the FIFA World Cup Finals in South Africa, the four Golf and Tennis masters tournaments, and the first and last races in the Formula One racing calendar.

Soccer: African Cup of Nations
January 10-31
Various locations, Angola
http://www.can-angola2010.com

Tennis: Australian Open
January 18-31
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.australianopen.com

Rugby Union: Six Nations Championship
February 6 - March 20
Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, London, Paris, Rome
http://www.rbs6nations.com

American Football: Superbowl XLIV
February 7
Miami, Florida, USA
http://www.southfloridasuperbowl.com

Athletics: Winter Olympic Games
February 12-28
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
http://www.vancouver2010.com

Formula One: Bahrain GP
March 14
Sakhir, Bahrain
http://www.bahraingp.com.bh

Golf: Masters Tournament
April 8-11
Augusta, Georgia, USA
http://www.masters.org

Basketball: NBA Finals
April 17 - TBC
Locations TBC
http://www.nba.com

Cricket: ICC World Twenty20
April 30 - May 16
Various locations, West Indies
http://windiescrickethospitality.com

Tennis: French Open
May 24 - June 7
Paris, France
http://www.rolandgarros.com

Soccer: FIFA World Cup Finals
June 11 - July 11
Various locations, South Africa
http://www.fifa.com/worldcup

Golf: U.S. Open
June 17-20
Pebble Beach, California, USA
http://www.usopen.com

Tennis: The Championships, Wimbledon
June 21 - July 4
London, UK
http://www.wimbledon.org

Cycling: Tour de France
July 3-25
Netherlands, Belgium, France
http://www.letour.fr

Golf: The Open Championship
July 15-18
St Andrews, UK
http://www.opengolf.com

Golf: PGA Championship
August 12-15
Haven, Wisconsin, USA
http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/2010

Tennis: US Open
August 30 - September 13
New York, USA
http://www.usopen.org

Triathlon: Ironman World Championships
October 9
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
http://www.ironman.com/events/worldchampionship

Baseball: World Series
October 27 - November 4
Finalists' home stadiums, USA
http://www.worldseries.com

Formula One: Abu Dhabi GP
November 14
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi
http://www.yasmarinacircuit.com

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