Sport News Update, what you need to know.
CYCLING – Australia’s Richie Porte has launched himself into second place in the Tour de France after finishing seventh in the 10th stage, with another big name forced to withdraw from the race after former winner Alberto Contador broke his leg.
RUGBY LEAGUE – Matt Moylan’s proved Penrith’s match-winner yet again with his last-gasp field goal sealing a pulsating 35-34 win over Brisbane.
AFL – Carlton’s dismal AFL season took another turn for the worse with star defender Andrew Walker to undergo season-ending knee surgery.
SOCCER – FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lavished praise on the World Cup in Brazil, saying it had been a “very special” event, but admitted to being surprised that the Golden Ball was awarded to Lionel Messi.
GOLF – Jason Day will begin his British Open campaign alongside major winners Martin Kaymer and Zach Johnson, with world No.1 Adam Scott also paired in a heavyweight, major-winning group featuring Justin Rose and Jason Dufner.