Listen to Extra Time for 17 October 2014 33 min 7 sec
Michael Cheika has been confirmed as the new coach of the Wallabies by the Australian Rugby Union, four days after Ewen McKenzie dramatically quit the job.
The New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the remainder of the one day cricket series against South Africa with a wrist injury.
The Penrith utility Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has been forced out of the Four Nations rugby league competition, after failing to recover from a foot injury.
Auckland heavyweight Mark Hunt is one step closer to a world title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, after injury to the champion handed him a shot at the interim title.
The San Francisco Giants have beaten the Kansas City Royals 7-1, in the opening game of Major League Baseball's World Series. The home defeat in Kansas City snaps the Royals'...
A new State of Origin-style fixture will open the local Twenty20 cricket season next Friday night in Hamilton, when the North clashes with the South at Seddon Park.
The Wallabies squad's been named to fly out to Europe on Friday, for a four-Test tour, with five uncapped players.
A ruthless Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first 35 minutes on their way to an astonishing 7-1 Champions League win at AS Roma while Chelsea scored a big win at home.
The New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum says it wasn't a bad performance first up from his side in their loss to the Proteas, but obviously not good enough to win.
All Blacks Colin Slade, Stephen Luatua, Matt Todd and Dominic Bird have been added to the Barbarians squad for their clashes against Australia and Leicester Tigers next month.
The American football player Michael Sam, hoping to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular-season NFL game, has been released by the Dallas Cowboys.
The future of the struggling Caterham Formula One team has been thrown into further doubt when an administrator laid claim to their race cars ahead of the US Grand Prix.
West Indies cricket has been plunged into crisis by India which has suspended all future tours with the Caribbean team after its withdrawal from a series in India last week.
The early favourite for Saturday's Cox Plate at Moonee Valley, Fawkner has firmed in the betting after drawing gate number four in the field of 14 for the $3.3 million race.
Sunderland football players have offered refunds to their fans who made the trip to watch their side's humiliating 8-0 thrashing in their EPL match in Southampton at the weekend.
Caroline Wozniacki has put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova's bid to finish the season as world tennis number one by beating her in their opening group match of the WTA Finals.
Blockbusting forward Jason Taumalolo and teenage wing Dallin Watene-Zelezniak have been named for their Kiwis debuts in the Four Nations opener against Australia.
The six-Test women's hockey series between New Zealand and the United States is now level after the USA won game three in Palmerston North 2-1.
The Maori All Blacks will play just two matches on their tour of Asia next month with the match in Singapore cancelled because of the unplayable state of the pitch.
The former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans says Michael Cheika is the right man to take over the side following the shock departure of Ewen McKenzie.
Daley Blind's late second half strike helped a lacklustre Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in their EPL football match.
The world golf number one Rory McIlroy has pulled out of next week's Shanghai Masters and the following event in China to focus on a legal battle with his former management company.
New Zealand Football's talent development manager Andy Hedge has been appointed headcoach of the Wellington Phoenix's new reserve team.
The first five-eighth Daniel Carter has been named in the All Blacks squad for their upcoming tour to the United States and Britain at the expense of Saturday's hero Colin Slade.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has criticised the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after comments from one of its members about the Williams sisters.
Organisers of the ATP World Tour Tennis Finals in London next month will be keeping a close watch on Rafael Nadal's health over the next couple of weeks as he remains in doubt.
The Japanese-owned Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti has been confirmed as a starter for next month's Melbourne Cup despite being penalised an extra half-kilo.
The Auckland professional golfer Ryan Fox has won the West Australia Open Championship by an emphatic six shots his maiden victory on the Australasian tour.
Valentino Rossi rolled back the years to win his sixth premier class Australian motorcycling Grand Prix after world champion Marc Marquez's cruise to another win ended with a crash.
Australian rugby has been plunged further into crisis with under-fire coach Ewen McKenzie announcing his shock resignation directly after the Wallabies' last-gasp loss to the All Blacks.
The New Zealand Breakers have been comprehensively beaten by Melbourne United 95-74 in their Australian National Basketball League clash in Melbourne.
Chelsea have cemented top spot in football's Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, while Sergio Aguero scored all four goals for Manchester City against Tottenham.
The New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum says they need to build some depth this summer ahead of the World Cup and they start their preparations against South Africa.
Luke Ronchi's fallen agonisingly short of a maiden ODI hundred, but has given New Zealand some respectability in the first match against South Africa in Tauranga.