Listen to Extra Time for 22 August 33 min 7 sec
Roger Federer's bid for an 18th grand slam title has begun with a workmanlike straight sets win over Austrailan Marinko Matosevic to advance to the second round of the U.S. Open.
The Brumbies have watered down head coach Stephen Larkham's comments that hardman Pat McCabe has retired after suffering another neck injury.
Manchester United sank to new depths when they crashed out of the English League Cup in the second round following a four-nil defeat at third-division Milton Keynes Dons.
The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has pulled off a major upset at the US Open, toppling Russia's former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the opening round in NY.
The young left-arm off-spinner, Mitchell Santner has been named to replaced the veteran tweaker, Daniel Vettori, for Northern Districts Champions League Twenty20 campaign next month.
Australia's voice of cricket Richie Benaud has been offered the chance to commentate on test matches from his home this year if he is not well enough to get to the grounds, according to broadcaster Channel Nine.
The NRL is set to trial a centralised video referee system next season amid the ongoing discontent surrounding refereeing decisions.
The former Highlanders and current Mid-Canterbury coach, Glenn Moore, has been appointed to coach the Blues forwards for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
The New Zealand cyclist George Bennett remains in the top ten in the Vuelta a Espana, the final grand tour of the year, after finishing in the lead group on the 4th stage to Cordoba.
Veteran Springbok lock Victor Matfield has been declared fit to tour Australia and New Zealand, a boost to a forward pack that struggled against the Argentinians.
The Wellington motorcyclist Bruce Anstey has added another accolade to his impressive career, breaking a lap record for classic bikes on the Isle of Man circuit in Britain.
The Argentinian rugby side will travel to New Zealand and Australia for their next two Rugby Championship matches without injured blindside flanker Pablo Matera.
Formula One's governing body will take no action against championship leader Nico Rosberg following his collision with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton at Spa.
The 36-year-old England midfielder Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international football after winning 106 caps to spend more time with his family.
The Warriors have dropped Feleti Mateo and made another change at centre for their must-win National Rugby League match against the Gold Coast Titans in Auckland on Sunday.
The New Zealand rowing greats Hamish Bond and Eric Murray's are in line for two gold medals at the World Championships after storming straight into the final of their new event.
Manchester United have agreed to a British record transfer football fee of NZ$120 million to sign Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, according to British media reports.
Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic cruised to victory, while Andy Murray battled cramps before beating his opponent on the opening day of the US tennis Open in New York.
Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo both scored centuries in a record-breaking third wicket partnership as West Indies crushed Bangladesh in Saint Kitts, to wrap-up a 3-nil one-day series win.
Team New Zealand have finished last in the latest round of the Extreme Sailing Series on Cardiff Bay, in Wales.
The 14-time major champion Tiger Woods has split with his swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership.
The former Black Caps captain Daniel Vettori has ruled himself out of Northern Districts Champions League Twenty20 tournament starting in India next month due to family health issues.
Sonny Bill Williams has been granted an exemption by New Zealand Rugby to go on the All Blacks end of year tour without playing provincial rugby for Counties-Manukau.
New Zealand's Lauren Boyle created history after claiming her third medal at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast on the final night of competition.
The reigning IndyCar series champion Scott Dixon has kept his slim chances of defending his overall title alive after winning the latest race in Sonoma, California.
The New Zealand basketball team have registered a confidence-boosting win over Serbia, but have picked up a worrying injury less than a week out from the start of the World Cup in Spain.
The New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has squandered an opportunity to make a big move up the standings in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup, suffering a final round meltdown at The Barclays.
The New Zealand Warriors have been knocked out of the the top eight play-off places in the National Rugby League following Sunday's 46-12 thrashing by the Sydney Roosters.
All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty is expected to be sidelined for a month after suffering a facial fracture during his team's demolition of the Wallabies at Eden Park.
New Zealand V8 Supercars driver Scott McLaughlin says he's thrilled to have broken his run of bad luck on Sunday's after winning the final race of the weekend at the latest round in Sydney.
New Zealanders Cameron Brown and Gina Crawford have won the men's and women's title at the Bintan Ironman competition in Indonesia.
A collection of rare historic cricket books is expected to hit a six-figure sum when it's sold in England in November.
New Zealand's Emily Fraser rode horse Exilio to victory in the show jumping at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capping off two clear rounds with a 39.75-second round in the jump-off.
Auckland have thrashed Manawatu 35-7 for their first win of the season in round two of the provincial rugby competition at Palmerston North.
The Springboks needed a penalty three minutes from time to score a 33-31 victory over Argentina in Salta and deny the Pumas their first ever win in the Rugby Championship.
The New Zealand triathletes Andrea Hewitt and Nicky Samuels won silver and bronze in the latest round of the World Triathlon Series in Stockholm, propelling both athletes into the world's top 10.
The National Rugby League has defended the punishments meted out to past and present Cronulla players for doping.
Arsenal scored twice in the last seven minutes to grab a draw at Everton, while Chelsea impress against Leicester City, to go top of the English Premier League football competition.
Aaron Cruden and Beauden Barrett will have more time to stake a claim with Daniel Carter not expected to return to the All Blacks til at least the final two rounds of the Rugby Championship.
The Cambridge squash player Joelle King's bid for a fifth straight title at the New Zealand National Championships has come up short due to injury.
The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic and her Spanish partner have been beaten in the doubles final of the New Haven WTA tournament in Connecticut.
The New Zealand cyclist Sam Bewley has helped his Australian Orica-GreenEdge team onto the podium in the first stage of the Vuelta a Espana, the last grand tour of the season.