Extra Time

A web-only programme reviewing the week in sport.

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  • Extra Time for 17 April 2014 ( 32′ 8″ )

    17:00 In the programme this week, the New Zealand test team's named for the West Indies, Netballer Liana Leota reveals her Commonwealth Games aspirations and more athletes are confirmed for Glasgow. We catch up with the caddy, Steve Williams, after the Masters and talk to the boxer Alex Leapai in the lead up to his fight against Wladimir Klitschko

  • Extra Time for 11 April 2014 ( 32′ 13″ )

    17:00 In this week's Extra Time, the New Zealand Warriors part company with coach Matt Elliott... and all the fall-out as things go sour at the top of the NRL club. The Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett is also leaving, we hear from him and his captain Conrad Smith... and it's been another poor season for the Wellington Phoenix - why? Plus a look at the national swim programme ahead of Commonwealth Games selection - and we talk to a 60-year-old grandmother from Rotorua, who's become the first person to make a double crossing of Cook Strait... in a rowing skiff.

  • Extra Time for 4 April 2014 ( 37′ 31″ )

    14:55 In Extra Time this week with Stephen Hewson, we examine the decision not to impose a life ban on Belarussian shotputter Nadzeya Ostapchuk, which has disappointed New Zealand's Olympic and world champion Valerie Adams. The fallout begins in the wake of the Breakers troubled Australian National Basketball season. The New Zealand rugby union bans grannies from gambling. The Black Caps reflect on yet another disappointing world cup tournament. And we look at the impact mental health issues are having on professional footballers.

  • Extra Time for 28 March 2014 ( 26′ 18″ )

    16:00 In the programme this week we preview the New Zealand track and field championships in Wellington, hear from the Blues team doctor on Piri Weepu's condition and investigate how bias affects rugby referees. We also look at how recent changes at the ICC will impact the Black Caps and catch up with the Black Sticks as they ramp up their preparations for the World Cup.

  • Extra Time for 21 March 2014 ( 35′ 16″ )

    14:30 In Extra Time this week, Radio New Zealand Sport brings you more on the use of prescription drugs in sports in New Zealand…. the Black Caps are about to start their campaign to win the T20 cricket World Cup in Bangladesh.... it's the end of an era for the New Zealand Breakers basketball club... and baseball looks for extensive growth in New Zealand.

  • Extra Time for 14 March 2014 ( 30′ 38″ )

    16:00 In Extra Time this week, New Zealand's champion shot-put exponents talk about their World Championship success…. mountainbiker Anton Cooper is hoping to put the disappointments of 2013 behind him... The Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic netball team is enjoying their time under their new Australian coach…. our top sailors head off overseas to start their campaign towards the 2016 Rio Olympics... and there is a preview to the New Zealand Football Premiership final.

  • Extra Time for 7 March 2014 ( 23′ 11″ )

    16:15 In the programme this week we catch up with New Zealand football's new chief executive to discuss the future of the All Whites, look at the NZRU's new integrity unit, we discuss the latest New Zealand rowing squad and preview the winter paralympics.

  • Extra Time for 28 February 2014 ( 32′ 50″ )

    13:20 In this week's edition of Extra Time with Stephen Hewson, the New Zealand sprint cycling team are on top of the world at the world champs in Colombia. Rally driver Haydon Paddon finally gets his break on the World Rally Championship scene. We evaluate New Zealand's Winter Olympics effort in Sochi. Who will be the leading contenders in the trans-Tasman netball competition this year? And 30 years after winning the inaugural New Zealand Ironman Scott Molina is back.

  • Extra Time for 21 February 2014 ( 41′ 5″ )

    17:30 In Extra Time this week, the New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum discusses his historic triple century. We talk to the man who had the best view in the house when McCullum brought up his milestone, teamate and test debutant Jimmy Neesham. The former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe also tell us of the weight lifted from his shoulders due to McCullum's achievement. We preview the Super 15 rugby season then head to the Sochi Winter Olympics to talk to freestyle skier Jossi Wells, who's become New Zealand's most successful winter Olympian in more than 20 years. We hear about New Zealand's successful joint bid with Australia to host the 2017 rugby league world cup. Can Hamish Bond upstage Mahe Drysdale in a battle of the Olympic rowing champions at the national champs on Lake Karapiro this weekend? And the gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he beat Sonny Liston to win his first heavyweight crown are to go under the hammer just days before the fight's 50th anniversary, we head to New York to find out where they've been since 1964 and just how much they're worth.

  • Extra Time for 14 February 2014 ( 35′ 12″ )

    13:45 This week we begin the countdown to next year's cricket world cup. The former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar reflects on his country's tour of New Zealand, and Corey Anderson speaks about his selection for the Indian Premier League. The All Whites interim coach Neil Emblem explains why he picked Glenn Moss as captain. From the Sochi winter Olympics, the New Zealand free skiier Jossi Wells looks ahead to the half pipe and the Tongan luge star Bruno Banani evaluates his first winter games. The five time coast to winner Richard Ussher prepares for another shot at the title, and the Northern Mystsics netball coach Debbie Fuller gets ready for another season of trans-Tasman netball.

  • Extra Time for 7 February 2014 ( 30′ 1″ )

    19:00 On this edition of Extra Time the pressure goes straight on the men in black to reclaim the Wellington sevens title they lost last year. The coach of the Portugal sevens side talks about the challenges they face just to compete. Les Mills describes his new mentoring role with shot put prodigy Jacko Gill and also shares his thoughts on the future of the Commonwealth Games. Paul Henare, the assistant coach of the Tall Blacks, mulls over their Basketball World Cup draw. And a veteran of New Zealand motor sport tells us a recent setback hasn't put him off reaching an incredible goal.

  • Extra Time for 31 January 2014 ( 29′ 23″ )

    18:00 On this week's edition of Extra Time the former world champion cyclist Alison Shanks announces her retirement. Tom Scully returns to the Cycle Classic after recovering from a horror crash. New Zealand cricket's Martin Sneddon explains the new structure of the International Cricket Council, and we look at the tournament that's propelled Scotland to the next cricket world cup. Indian journalist Abhishek Purohit tries to account for his country's loss to the Black Caps in the one-day cricket series, and the All Whites defender Ivan Vicelich calls it quits for a second time.