Listen to Extra Time for 31 October 2014 30 min 31 sec
Bouyed by the return of hooker Isaac Luke, the Kiwis hope to cement their place at the top of the Four Nations table with a win over Samoa in Whangarei on Saturday.
The Silver Ferns ended their season with a 52-38 win in the second test against England in Palmerston North, snapping their six game losing streak in the process.
Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic upset world No.2 Roger Federer to make the Paris Masters semi-finals and stay alive in the race to reach the World Tour Finals.
The Breakers winning ways have continued in the Australian National Basketball League with the hosts beating the Townsville Crocs 84-70 at Vector Arena.
Two wickets apiece from the Matt Henry and James McMillan helped the South Island to a 15-run win over the North Island in the opening match of the Super Smash in Hamilton.
Fit again and hungry to win back his Wallabies Test spot, Quade Cooper is eager to unleash his trademark tricks against the Barbarians at Twickenham.
The Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton and his title rival team mate Nico Rosberg were separated by mere fumes on in U.S. Grand Prix practice.
The Kangaroo's skipper Cameron Smith rates Australia's rugby league rivalry with England greater than the one with New Zealand.
Germany will submit a bid for the 2024 Olympics, the nation's Olympic Sports Confederation have decided, with either Berlin or Hamburg to be put forward.
Formula One's commercial ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone has warned the number of cars on the grid in 2015 could be reduced to 14.
The Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby against cross-town Premier League football rivals Manchester City on Monday morning.
Younus Khan hit a double hundred while skipper Misbah-ul-Haq recorded his sixth test century as Pakistan tightened their grip on the second and final test against Australia.
New Zealand Cricket says there is no booze ban in place for Jesse Ryder following his recall to international cricket for the New Zealand 'A' tour of the UAE next month.
Down to eight fit players and missing their big stars, Rotorua basketballer Steven Adams and the Oklahoma City Thunder fought hard before losing 93-90 to the LA Clippers.
The All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says there is plenty of experience in his side to take on the United States in Chicago on Sunday morning.
The National Rugby League has lifted its suspension on the Cronulla head coach Shane Flanagan, and he is free to resume coaching duties at the Sharks immediately.
Just four athletes, women Andrea Hewitt, Nicky Samuels and men Tony Dodds and Ryan Sissons, have been named in the Triathlon New Zealand elite squad for next year.
The Scottish tennis player Andy Murray has continued his recent resurgence by qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters.
The Masterton golfer Ben Campbell has put a couple of missed cuts behind him to lead the West Australian PGA Championship in Perth by two shots after the opening round.
Quade Cooper and Will Genia have been paired together in the halves for the Wallabies game against the Barbarians at Twickenham this weekend.
The San Francisco Giants have beaten the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win baseball's World Series title.
The England forward James Haskell says he will be fit to play the All Blacks next week at Twickenham in London despite a meningitis scare which required hospital treatment.
An inauspicious start to Steven Adams' career as the starting centre for Oklahoma City, with the Rotorua big and the Thunder going down 106-89 on the road to the Portland Trail Blazers.