Sport News Update, what you need to know.
AFL – A possible suspension for veteran Brent Harvey was the only sour note of an otherwise clinical North Melbourne display as the Kangaroos cruised to a 38-point AFL win over West Coast.
NRL – The salary cap irregularities engulfing the club may have been a taboo subject after the game but Brisbane gave the clearest indication yet they were handling the drama after a 36-10 thrashing of premiership high-flyers Manly.
TENNIS – Australia’s last singles hope at the French Open is no more, with Sam Stosur giving tournament favourite Maria Sharapova an almighty scare before bowing out with a whimper in a 3-6 6-4 6-0 fourth round loss.
CYCLING – Nairo Quintana confirmed his status as the next megastar of world cycling after becoming the first Colombian winner of the Giro d’Italia, beating home compatriot Rigoberto Uran with Australian Cadel Evans finishing eighth.
MOTORSPORT – Spanish world champion Marc Marquez made it a perfect six wins from six races this season after claiming victory in the Italian MotoGP in thrilling style at Mugello.
AFL – Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has been released from hospital as he continues his recovery after being diagnosed with Guillain-Barr syndrome.