A web-only programme reviewing the week in sport.
2:30 PM. On Extra Time this week, we catch up with a tired but thrilled Sonny Bill Williams to talk about his sevens debut, Jerome Kaino talks to us about the challenges he faces in helping lift the Blues out of the Super Rugby doldrums. Fellow World Cup winner and Hurricanes loose forward Victor Vito tells us why he's decided to quit New Zealand rugby. Phoenix captain Andrew Durante maintains his struggling side can still make the playoffs despite going winless in their last eight games. Black Caps paceman Mitchell McClenaghan shares the gory details of his horrific eye injury and we speak to the Buller cricket captain after the province made history by claming the presitgious Hawke Cup for the very first time.
1:30 PM. This week on Extra Time, with the recent allegations of match fixing in tennis we ask the question "is any sport clean anymore?"; WADA's director general gives us his verdict. The Football Ferns have qualified for the Rio Olympics but it's a tougher road for New Zealand's basketballers. Shaun Johnson will make his long awaited return to the NRL at the Auckland Nines, and from one short form of code to another, the World Sevens series hits Wellington, but what are New Zealand's chances of claiming a three-peat in the capital?
5:30 PM. In Extra Time for January 22... top tennis players are alleged to have thrown matches, as the sport joins athletics and football with a corruption scandal. We hear from everyone from Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer to former NZ No.1 Brett Steven, and one of the BBC reporters who worked on the story for six years, Simon Cox - who says the problem's only getting worse, and the authorities are trying to downplay the seriousness of the issue. Also, big changes at the New Zealand Breakers as the Australian basketball champions look to the future - but are they admitting this season's title defence is already a write-off as they change the coach and the big boss? Plus Auckland heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker fights in Samoa... Geraldine rally star Hayden Paddon and why he's driving the old Hyundai at the current World Rally Championship race in Monte Carlo... and cycling finds out its somewhat meagre allocation for the Rio Olympics.
1:00 PM. In Extra Time this week the RNZ Sport staff look back at the highs and lows of 2015 and what was most memorable for them. Rugby, cricket, netball, league, golf, rowing, cycling, motor racing and a lot more made 2015 a year to remember for New Zealand Sport. The sports team also express their views on who are the leading contenders for the Halberg Awards.
1:36 PM. In Extra Time this week…we talk to Mahe Drysdale about the affect his coach's spat with Rowing New Zealand is having on his Olympic title defence, we hear from the injury ravaged New Zealand sevens squad as they look to regroup and arrest their poor run of results, the golf world number one Lydia Ko confirms she's coming home for the New Zealand Open, we discuss the Black Sticks women's loss in the World Hockey League final with coach Mark Hager and we talk to the Wellington Phoenix veteran Ben Sigmund who's decided to hang up his boots after 8 seasons with the A-League side.
12:00 PM. In Extra Time this week…the Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum breaks his silence on the Chris Cairns verdict. The new Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby quickly stamps her mark on the side. Team Newe Zealand head's back out on the water in Auckland as it America's Cup campaign ramps up. The financial pinch is on for the Football Ferns, the Black Sticks and swimming. And the 'Oldies but Goodies' head back out on the cricket pitch with the launch of a Masters Twenty20 champions league featuring five former Black Caps.
4:00 PM. In Extra Time this week the trial is over but what is next for Chris Cairns after being cleared of perjury in the UK? The ICC admits Nigel Llong got his infamous not-out call wrong. Tensions are high across the Tasman after the NRL released it's 2016 draw and how do the Warriors fare? Joseph Parker believes he's ready to be the best heavyweight boxer in the world and we chat to the woman credited with masterminding Britain's medal haul at the London 2012 Olympics.
1:00 PM. In Extra Time this week we take a closer look at the new pink cricket ball that will be used in the inaugural day-night Test in Adelaide. Todd Blackadder explains his decision to stand down next year as Crusaders coach, while the new Highlanders investors say they wanted to make sure the Super Rugby side stayed in the deep south. Niall Williams talks about the tips she's had from her brother Sonny Bill Williams and we discuss Lydia Ko's great golfing year.
11:00 AM. In Extra Time this week - it's been a week of upheaval for Rugby in New Zealand. Extra Time talks to retiring All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw. We reflect on the death of the game's first global superstar Jonah Lomu and we hear from World Cup winning first-five Dan Carter as he prepares to head to France.
1:00 PM. In Extra Time from RNZ Sport this week....it's winner takes all in the Kiwis -England rugby league test match in Wigan...but is anyone interested? Should Russia been banned from the Rio Olypmics …leading New Zealand runner Nick Willis gives us his thoughts on the latest doping scandal to rock athletics. Does Australian Football really want the Phoenix in the A-League? UFC Mark Hunt discusses his life and times, New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are on top of the world again and Haydrn Paddon rallies one more time.
3:00 PM. In Extra Time this week we celebrate the All Blacks World Cup success and the reception they got on their arrival home; a woman jockey won the Melbourne Cup for the first time and managed to make her point that there are still inequalities in the sport; Janine Southby was named as the new Silver Ferns coach and she explains how she'll attempt to beat Australia, and the Wellington Phoenix continue to fight for survival in the A-League.
2:05 PM. In Extra Time this week - what part will history play in the Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia? As the Silver Ferns farewell coach Wai Taumaunu reveals the toughest call she had to make in her four years in the job. The axe hangs over the the future of the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League we hear from Phoenix captain Andrew Durante about the impact its had on the players and former Phoenix player Paul Ifill gives his view on just why Football Federation Australia wants the Phoenix out.