Sport News Update, what you need to know.

HOCKEY – Australia are world champions once again, defending their World Cup title with a 6-1 demolition of hosts the Netherlands in The Hague.

SOCCER – France have downed Honduras 3-0 and became the first team to be a awarded a World Cup finals goal using the goal-line technology, while Haris Seferovic scored in the last minute of injury time to earn Switzerland a 2-1 win over Ecuador.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Queensland halfback Daly Cherry-Evans remains a big concern ahead of Wednesday’s must-win State of Origin game two in Sydney, having not yet trained with the team as he battles a knee injury.

GOLF – Adam Scott and Jason Day have failed to make an early charge on the final day of the US Open Championship, remaining 10 shots off the pace of leader Martin Kaymer.

AFL – Essendon coach Mark Thompson is demanding an immediate turnaround from his players after capping off a week of ASADA hell and the loss of inured captain Jobe Watson with a one-point loss to Melbourne last night.

MOTORSPORT – Marc Marquez has won a thrilling four-way duel at the Catalonia grand prix to make it seven victories in as many races to start his MotoGP title defence.