Sport News Update, what you need to know.
SOCCER – The Socceroos leave the World Cup winless suffering a deflating 3-0 loss to dethroned champions Spain, who managed to salvage some pride with their only victory in Brazil, while the Netherlands beat Chile 2-0 to top Group B.
TENNIS – Australia has enjoyed an opening day to savour at Wimbledon, with qualifier Luke Saville and Bernard Tomic amongst five to advance to the second round as Samantha Stosur again disappointed at the All England Club.
RUGBY LEAGUE – North Queensland’s incompetence away from home reached a new low on Monday night when the Cowboys were outplayed 36-28 by NRL cellar dwellers Newcastle at Hunter Stadium.
AFL – The AFL has fined Essendon $20,000 for conducting medical tests on potential draftees, the breach discovered by Essendon employees during an internal audit of the club’s football department.
CRICKET – Dhammika Prasad’s claimed four late wickets to follow a hundred from skipper Angelo Mathews that had Sri Lanka on the brink of a historic victory in the second Test against England at Headingley.