biggest sports news from the week

12:00    12 Oct 2018

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

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios argues with French umpire

Australian Nick Kyrgios was involved in a prolonged argument with French umpire Damien Dumusois during his first-round exit at the Shanghai Masters. The 23-year-old world number 38 was beaten 4-6 6-4 6-3 by American qualifier Bradley Klahn, ranked 104.

The winner between Fury & Wilder to face Joshua

The WBC has ruled to support an 'ultimate heavyweight fight' between Anthony Joshua and the winner of Deontay Wilder's WBC title clash with Tyson Fury. WBC champion Wilder opted to fight Fury in Los Angeles on December 1 after he was unable to agree a blockbuster bout against Joshua, the WBA 'super', IBF and WBO title holder.

Thomas' Tour de France trophy stolen in England

The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky's Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham, England. The trophy, loaned to bike manufacturer Pinarello, had been on display at venues across the UK along with the team’s other grand tour titles but was picked up when left unattended at the NEC in Birmingham recently.

Vettel: Ferrari made it too easy for Mercedes in recent races

Sebastian Vettel admits Ferrari have made it "too easy" for Mercedes as their title challenge has unravelled in recent races. Vettel's hopes of delivering Ferrari a first drivers' championship for 11 years appear all-but over after Lewis Hamilton opened a 67-point advantage in Japan on Sunday.

UFC President: Nurmagomedov to keep title despite UFC 229 incident

Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, according to UFC president Dana White. The 30-year-old Russian kept his crown with a fourth-round submission victory over Ireland's Conor McGregor at UFC 299, improving to 27-0 in his professional career and 11-0 in UFC bouts.

 

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