biggest sports news from the week

12:00    07 Dec 2018

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Fox Sports Africa takes a look at the biggest sports news from the week.

Yanchuk: Struggling Sharapova has lost her Identity


Legendary Russian coach Viktor Yanchuk stated that Maria Sharapova has lost her identity and rhythm on the tennis court since returning from a drugs ban. The last time Sharapova won a Grand Slam was in 2014 when she clinched the French Open.

De La Rosa: DS Automobiles making massive difference

Pedro de la Rosa revealed that the Techeetah’s new partnership with DS Automobiles is making a “massive difference” behind the scenes. The team is preparing to defend its FIA Formula E Championship drivers’ title.

Long serving Schneider promoted at White Sox

It was announced that Herm Schneider, the longest tenured athletic trainer in Major League Baseball, will move into a new role with the White Sox in 2019. He will now serve as head athletic trainer emeritus.

Wilder claims he sustained injury prior to Fury fight

Deontay Wilder claimed he suffered a broken arm just 12 weeks before he was due to enter camp to fight Tyson Fury. The current WBC heavyweight champion recently defended his title against Fury and the bout ended in a draw.

Olympic champion Rowe announced retirement

Multiple Olympic champion Dani Rowe (née King) announced her retirement from cycling with immediate effect. Rowe is a three times a world champion and Olympic Gold Medalist in the women's team pursuit.

 

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