Sports News Update – what you need to know

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LEAGUE – Cronulla aren’t prepared to go down without a fight, announcing they’ll challenge the NRL’s $1 million fine and suspension of coach Shane Flanagan.

CYCLING – Retired cyclist Robbie McEwen wants the sport’s international federation to suspend racing in China after Michael Rogers tested positive for clenbuterol.

RUGBY – Sonny Bill Williams has a place at the Rio Olympics in his sights after signing a two-year contract with New Zealand rugby, starting in 2015.

SOCCER – Italian giants Juventus are set to play an A-League All Stars side in Sydney in August.

SOCCER – Central Coast Mariners have beaten Wellington 1-0 in the first A-League game played at North Sydney Oval. Leaders Brisbane host Newcastle on Friday night.