These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit:
FRIDAY, Jan. 29
thru 31, Melbourne, Australia _ tennis, Australian Open.
thru 31, La Jolla, California _ golf, US PGA, San Diego Open.
thru 31, Doha, Qatar _ golf, European, Qatar Masters.
thru 31, Queenstown, New Zealand _ golf, Australasian, New Zealand Open.
thru 31, St. Moritz, Switzerland _ skiing, Alpine World Cup, women's downhill, super-G, super-combined.
thru 31, Oberstdorf, Germany _ ski jumping, World Cup.
New York _ athletics, IAAF Indoor, Millrose Games.
thru 31, Jeonju, South Korea _ figure skating, Four Continents Championships.
Perth, Australia _ cricket, Australia vs. Pakistan, 4th ODI.
Las Vegas _ boxing, Gabriel Campillo vs. Beibut Shumenov for Campillo's WBA light heavyweight title.
SATURDAY, Jan. 30
Benguela, Angola _ football, African Cup of Nations third-place match: Nigeria vs. Algeria.
thru 31, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia _ skiing, Alpine World Cup, men's slalom, giant slalom.
thru 31, Seefeld, Austria _ skiing, Nordic combined, World Cup.
Vancouver, British Columbia _ skiing, freestyle World Cup.
Calgary, Alberta _ snowboarding, World Cup.
thru 31, Daytona Beach, Florida _ auto racing, 24 Hours of Daytona.
Brandenburg, Germany _ boxing, Sebastian Sylvester vs. Pablo Navascues for IBF middleweight title.
SUNDAY, Jan. 31
Luanda, Angola _ football, African Cup of Nations final: Egypt vs. Ghana.
Perth, Australia _ cricket, Australia vs. Pakistan, 5th ODI.
Miami _ athletics, Miami Marathon.
MONDAY, Feb. 1
thru 7, Johannesburg _ tennis, ATP, SA Tennis Open.
thru 7, Zagreb, Croatia _ tennis, ATP, PBZ Zagreb Indoors.
thru 7, Santiago, Chile _ tennis, ATP, Movistar Open.
TUESDAY, Feb. 2
Gothenburg, Sweden _ athletics, Samsungalan Indoor meet.
thru 3, Klingenthal, Germany _ ski jumping, World Cup.
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3
Hamilton, New Zealand _ cricket, New Zealand vs. Bangladesh, Twenty20.
THURSDAY, Feb. 4
thru 7, Pacific Palisades, California _ golf, US PGA, Northern Trust Open.
thru 7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates _ golf, European, Dubai Desert Classic.
thru 7, Bangkok _ golf, Asian, Asian Tour International.
thru 7, Melbourne, Australia _ golf, Australasia, Moonah Classic.
thru 7, Kvitfjell, Norway _ skiing, Alpine World Cup, men's downhill, super-G.
FRIDAY, Feb. 5
Napier, New Zealand _ cricket, New Zealand vs. Bangladesh, 1st ODI.
Melbourne, Australia _ cricket, Australia vs. Pakistan, Twenty20.
thru 7, Wellington, New Zealand _ rugby, New Zealand Sevens.
thru 7, Willingen, Germany _ ski jumping, World Cup.
thru 7, Lahti, Finland _ ski jumping, World Cup.
thru 6, Canmore, Alberta _ cross country skiing, World Cup.
SATURDAY, Feb. 6
Various sites, Europe _ rugby, Six Nations: Ireland vs. Italy, England vs. Wales.
thru 7, various sites _ tennis, Fed Cup: World Group I: Italy vs. Ukraine, Czech vs. Germany, Serbia vs. Russia, France vs. United States; World Group II: Australia vs. Spain, Slovakia vs. China, Belgium vs. Poland.
Kuwait City _ football, Asian Cup qualifier, Kuwait vs. Australia.
Tokyo _ football, Japan vs. China, friendly.
Sudelfeld, Germany _ snowboarding, World Cup.
Daytona Beach, Florida _ auto racing, NASCAR, Budweiser Shootout.
Monterrey, Mexico _ boxing, Edwin Valero vs. Antonio DeMarco for Valero's WBC lightweight title.
Merida, Mexico _ boxing, Likar Ramos vs. Jorge Solis for Ramos' WBA interim junior lightweight title.
SUNDAY, Feb. 7
Miami _ American football, Super Bowl: Indianapolis vs. New Orleans.
Edinburgh, Scotland _ rugby, Six Nations, Scotland vs. France.
Tokyo _ football, East Asian Cup: South Korea vs. Hong Kong, China vs. Japan.
Melbourne, Australia _ cricket, Australia vs. West Indies, 1st ODI.
Warsaw, Poland _ football, Euro 2012 qualifying draw.
Stuttgart, Germany _ athletics, IAAF Indoor, Sparkassen Cup.
thru 8, Vancouver, British Columbia _ Olympics, IOC, executive board meeting.
Hyogo, Japan _ boxing, Denkaosan Kaovichit vs. Daiki Kameda for Kaovichit's WBA flyweight title.