Listen to Extra Time for 26 September 2014 30 min 26 sec
Lock Brodie Retallick and loosehead prop Wyatt Crockett have lost their race to be fit in time for the All Blacks' final Rugby Championship test of the year, against South Africa in Johannesburg on Sunday.
The suspended South Sydney hooker Isaac Luke will be able to join in with any celebrations by his South Sydney teammates should they win Sunday's National Rugby League grand final against Canterbury.
As the Silver Ferns try to regain some respectability in the wake of the Commonwealth Games, a former coach fears their current five test losing streak to Austalia will only continue.
The New Zealand baseball international John Holdzkom pitched one innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates as they were beaten in their National League wildcard game in the Major League Baseball play-offs.
The Springboks are sweating on the fitness of number eight Duane Vermeulen, who's been bracketed alongside Schalk Burger for Sunday morning's clash with the All Blacks.
Danny Welbeck scored a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-1 romp over Galatasaray in their Champions League football group match, while both Madrid clubs also won.
The Wallabies back Kurtley Beale is facing an Australian Rugby Union integrity unit investigation after an alleged incident on a team flight from South Africa to South America.
Team New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are among the nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year award for 2014. Oracle Team USA skipper James...
Northern Ireland's world golf number one Rory McIlroy has been named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar season highlighted by two major victories.
Despite still being without key shooter Maria Tutaia, the Australia netball coach Lisa Alexander is predicting a much tougher test from the Silver Ferns in Invercargill tonight.
Wellington's provincial rugby season of misery has continued with their Ranfurly Shield challenge easily dispatched 36-14 by holders Hawkes Bay in Napier.
England's players are "treated like complete babies" in comparison to those of major international teams, according to former defender Rio Ferdinand.
The A-league football club Western Sydney have booked their place in the decider of their maiden Asian Champions League campaign with a 2-0 victory over FC Seoul.
The England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster has signed a six-year contract extension that will keep him in charge of the national team beyond the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
The pace bowler Doug Bracewell has done his penance and is back in favour with New Zealand cricket selectors for the upcoming Pakistan series in the UAE.
The Highlanders have announced the signing of seven new forwards for the next Super Rugby season, with three Hurricanes and a Chief heading south in 2015.
Chelsea scored a 1-0 win at Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League and inflicted a home defeat on the Portuguese side for the first time in four years of European competition.
The former Australia coach Robbie Deans has indicated he would like to lead the All Blacks again one day and believes his five years with the Wallabies have only improved him as a coach.
The Breakers are set to be without the starters Tom Abercrombie and Alex Pledger for the start of the Australian National Basketball League season.
The Kansas City player Husain Abdullah was wrongly penalised for kneeling in prayer to celebrate a touchdown in the Chiefs 41-14 win over the New England Patriots in an American football match.
The Northern Districts cricketers have ended their Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India with a six-wicket loss to the Barbados Tridents to finish bottom of their group.
South Sydney's Kiwi hooker Issac Luke will miss Sunday's National Rugby League grand final against Canterbury after the NRL judiciary upheld his suspension for a dangerous throw.
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps has been arrested for drunken driving after speeding and then illegally crossing lanes in a tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Wallabies preparations for this weekend's Rugby Championship clash in Argentina haven't got off to a good start with their luggage not making it to Buenos Aires.
Two-time major winner and world number one golfer Stacy Lewis has backed the idea of a mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' tournament which she says would do so much for the game.
Vernon Philander is the only change to the South Africa one-day cricket squad that won their recent triangular series in Zimbabwe for the tour of New Zealand and Australia later this month.
English football giants Manchester United are thinking about playing midweek friendlies abroad to help new manager Louis van Gaal prepare for Premier League matches.
Dual international Sonny Bill Williams will return to rugby with the Counties Manukau Steelers next Monday and will play their last two round robin matches in the ITM Cup.
The Wellington Phoenix defender Ben Sigmund has decided that after 14 years in the international game, it's time he retired from the All Whites to spend more time with his young family.
There are reports in France that All Black second five Ma'a Nonu could head to French and European rugby champions Toulon after next year's World Cup in England.
Winger Bryan Habana and No.8 Duane Vermeulen are injury concerns for the Springboks going into Sunday's Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks at Ellis Park.
An early Peter Crouch goal has given Stoke City a 1-0 home win over Newcastle United in the English Premiership, to pile more pressure onto the beleaguered Toon boss Alan Pardew.
Rugby league history was created at the Dally M awards with Johnathan Thurston and Jarryd Hayne crowned the first-ever dual winners of the NRL's most-coveted individual honour.
Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver to take part in a F1 weekend when he drives a Toro Rosso in Friday practice at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend.
The victorious Ryder Cup golf captain, Irishman Paul McGinley, has saluted Sir Alex Ferguson for his contribution to Europe's triumphant campaign against the United States.
The All Blacks will not be calling in cover for lock Brodie Retallick who was concussed during their Rugby Championship win over Argentina in La Plata.
The veteran American golfer Phil Mickelson's made a scathing attack on United States Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson.
Things are looking up for West Bromwich Albion as they recorded back-to-back English Premier League football wins for the first time in 12 months with a 4-0 victory over Burnley.
The All Blacks have won the Rugby Championship for the third year in a row with a bonus point victory over Argentina at La Plata .
Southland have pipped Canterbury by two points in Christchurch in another major shock for the provincial rugby champions, after Tasman overcame Otago in Nelson.
New Zealand's White Ferns have beaten the West Indies women in a super-over to win their Twenty20 cricket series 2-1 in Kingstown.
The Canterbury Bulldogs will face the South Sydney Rabbitohs in next weekend's National Rugby League grand final, after the Bulldogs overcame the Penrith Panthers 18-12.