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26 May - 10:37 am NZ
A web-only programme review of the week in sport.
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In Extra Time this week the Black Caps chase redemption in the test arena, the Phoenix chase away Ricki Herbert and the Black Sox chase a world championship title. We also hear from Crusaders halfback Andy Ellis ahead of their opening Super rugby match of the season. Marina Erakovic wins her first WTA tennis title and New Zealand Rowing welcome an Australian on board. (32′49″)
This week..... Super Rugby kicks off here, we preview the five local teams' chances. The Warriors head to Dunedin for their final pre-season hitout, and we talk to coach Matt Elliott. Ross Taylor muses about his comeback century and the pressure on him for the Black Caps, and the Breakers cool their heels with no NBL game at a crucial time in the champions' season. (21′19″)
In this week's programme we report from the Halberg awards and we hear from the supreme winners. Wrestling is blindsided as it's tossed from the Olympic programme and the All Black Corey Jane gets used to life on the side lines. Michael McGlinchey dreams of taking the All Whites back to the football world cup and the Chiefs coach Dave Rennie gets ready to defend the Super Rugby title. (24′51″)
In this week's programme we ask what the implications are for New Zealand sport in the wake of the Australian investigation which has uncovered widespread doping in sport there? Team New Zealand launches it's second catamaran ahead of this year's America's Cup but what's the difference to its first one? Football's reeling in the wake of a match fixing investigation which has thrown suspicion on almost 700 games around the world. Bike New Zealand faces some tough decisions ahead of the World Track Champs in Belarus and the Breakers continue their winning streak as they chase a hatrick of ANBL titles. (33′56″)
The best interviews from Radio New Zealand Sport for the week ending Friday the 1st of February. This week - is Sir Bob Charles inadvertently guilty of being a drugs cheat? The truth behind using deer velvetâ€¦ The All Blacks Sevens try to make a hat-trick of Wellington titles... the England cricket team arrive full of praise for the Black Caps... cycling star Ali Shanks gives up her world individual pursuit title while the nationals get underway... and Australia's attitudes to netball: are they more than a decade behind New Zealand's? (28′00″)
There's plenty in Extra Time this week as Ryan Nelson hangs up his football boots, the Phoenix captain Andrew Durante discuss his side's A-League woes, Sonny Bill Williams reveals his upcoming boxing bout could be his last, motor racing driver Mitch Evans is moving on up and the Black Caps and White Ferns make some cricket history. (26′25″)
In this week's edition of Extra Time, the Olympic and rowing world champion Mahe Drysdale decides he'll return to for a fourth Olympic campign. New Zealand Cricket tries to draw a line under the Black Caps captaincy debacle, we look at the winners and losers from the latest high performance sports funding round. Mountain biker Anton Cooper explains why he's off to Europe. Badminton launches a new competition and we talk to a Christchurch Wushu world champion - the first question being what is wushu? (29′10″)
This week we hear from the new New Zealand Olympic chef de mission and what he hopes to bring to the role. One of our Olympic champion rowers is looking to make a change next year. We find out why New Zealand's only women's cycle tour has had to be called off and Gordon Tietjens reflects on his 20 years as a rugby sevens coach. (27′37″)
In Extra Time this week New Zealand Cricket CEO David White tells us why Ross Taylor had to go. London Olympic gold medal winners Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie confirm they'll be back on the water in Rio in 2016. The International Rugby Board's Player of the Year, Dan Carter, reflects on the All Blacks year. And it's a big weekend on the greens for New Zealand lawn bowler Shannon Mcilroy as he chases a world title in Adelaide. (25′31″)
In Extra Time this weekâ€¦ among the smouldering ashes of New Zealand test cricket there's a flickering flame with the test win in Sri Lanka but current world number one South Africa now looms. We examine the state of Welsh rugby after it was knocked senseless by the All Blacks and in particularly Andrew Hore at Cardiff recently. Auckland City football's in line for a million dollar payout at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan and in doing so will and will surpass Barcelona. And the New Zealand men's hockey team is out to re-establish its international credentials at the Champions Trophy tournament in Melbourne. (26′27″)
In the programme this week - golfer Mark Brown admits the New Zealand Open lacks X-factor - Brown and rookie Ryan Fox discuss the mediocre field at Clearwaterâ€¦ former coach Steve Rixon on what's wrong with the Black Caps after their fifth straight test loss... he left the Warriors, now Tony Iro talks about his new job in rugby league... the Phoenix and All Whites star Jeremy Brockie's enjoying an extended away tripâ€¦ and national tennis number one Marina Erakovic is back on the courts and preparing for Auckland's ASB Classic. (28′25″)
In Extra Time this week the New Zealand Rugby Union explains why it's selling off Super Rugby franchises. We mark the passing of former All Blacks fullback Bob Scott, renowned for kicking goals in his bare feet. Greg Turner explains why he's returning to professional golf, we hear about Fast5 -the latest version of netball - and there are plenty of comings and goings in the latest New Zealand men's hockey side ahead of next month's Champions Trophy. (33′29″)
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