1. Former Home and Away star Marty Lynes new sexual assault allegations.
Actor Marty Lynes is facing fresh sexual assault allegations.
In Wyong Local Court yesterday prosecutors said they intended to lay new charges against Mr Lynes when he next appears in September.
Mr Lynes is already facing nine charges including four counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, three counts of common assault and one count each of sexual intercourse without consent and indecent assault over an alleged, prolonged attack against a woman at the actor’s then Bateau Bay home in February.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Mr Lynes is yet to formally enter any pleas.
The new charges come after DNA evidence collected by police has been processed.
2. Rio Olympics: Gold in sailing but Opals face a quarter final loss.
Australian sailor Tom Burton has won our seventh gold medal – and the first in three days – in the Laser class. Burton’s win was Australia’s first sailing gold in the Rio Games.
Australians Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin also took silver in the Nacra 17s.
Meanwhile the Opals Olympic dreams have come to an end after being defeated by Serbia 73-71.
It’s the first time since since the 1992 Barcelona Olympics Australia’s Opals failed to win a medal.
And Usain Bolt has cruised through to the final of the 200m while Michelle Jenneke, the hurdler known for her warm up routine, has come sixth in her heat with a time of 13:26.
USA: 28 Gold 27 Silver 27 Bronze