Sport News Update, what you need to know.
SOCCER – Australia’s World Cup hopes are over after a gutsy 3-2 loss to the Netherlands, and join defending champions Spain as the first teams to be eliminated from the tournament following their 2-0 loss to Chile.
SOCCER – Socceroos star Tim Cahill will miss the next World Cup match against Spain through suspension after getting his second yellow card of the campaign.
RUGBY LEAGUE – NSW has ended Queensland’s eight-year State of Origin stranglehold with a 6-4 win in game two at ANZ Stadium, with coach Laurie Daley hailing it the highlight of his glittering career.
RUGBY LEAGUE – Rugby league great Tommy Raudonikis has revealed he has throat cancer, but NSW’s inaugural captain has vowed he’ll survive the latest threat to his health.
TENNIS – Bernard Tomic has gone down fighting in his last warm-up match before Wimbledon with a three-set loss to top seed Richard Gasquet at Eastbourne, while Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty has closed in on a start at the grand slam after reaching the final stage of qualifying.
CYCLING – Australia’s Matthew Goss took down British superstar Mark Cavendish in a pile-up just 300 metres from the finish to stage five of the Tour of Switzerland, won by Italy’s Sacha Modolo.