Listen to Extra Time for 24 July 2015 27 min 58 sec
Sport headlines with summaries.
Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare concedes losing NBA basketball player Steven Adams for next month's Olympic qualifying series against Australia is a major blow, but the centre's reasons for pulling out are understandable.
The All Blacks have increased their lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings as they continue their preparartions for this year's World Cup title defence.
The Manly coach Geoff Toovey has been sacked, with the club confirming he will stay in his post until the end of the season with Trent Barrett to take over in 2016.
OPINION: Is there a place for Lima Sopoaga in the All Blacks World Cup squad?
The New Zealand men's football coach Anthony Hudson says it makes no difference who they play in World Cup qualifying.
The NBA basketball player Steven Adams won't be available to play for the Tall Blacks this year.
The Australia batsman Chris Rogers is fit to play in this week's third Ashes Test after recovering from dizzy spells, according to team-mate Mitchell Starc.
The New Zealand cricketers have opened their tour of Southern Africa with a convincing Twenty/20 win over a club side in South Africa.
Reform plans by scandal-plagued FIFA have been thrown into doubt by its choice to head a task force, the Swiss businessman Domenico Scala, who says he won't take on the job unless he's guaranteed full independence.
The New Zealand women's basketball team has been beaten 77-66 by Chinese Taipei B in their opening game at the William Jones Cup in Taiwan.
North Queensland has thrashed Parramatta 46-4 in their National Rugby League game in Townsville to maintain second place in the tightly congested top eight.
New Zealand Football will appeal the disqualification of the New Zealand side from the Rio Olympics.
Aotearoa rather than New Zealand will be emblazoned on the Black Caps' playing shirts in the opening one day international against Zimbabwe in Harare on Sunday.
The Australia playmaker Quade Cooper has apologised for lashing out at media criticism with an expletive-riddled post on his Twitter feed.
The Auckland golfer Ryan Fox has had another successful result abroad, winning a second tier event on the European Tour in France.
The Warriors rugby league centre Ngani Laumape is switching back to rugby union having signed with the Hurricanes on a two-year deal.
The Highlanders first five Lima Sopoaga has thrown his name in the hat for World Cup selection after an encouraging debut against the Springboks yesterday.
The Silver Ferns got more of a test from South Africa as they continued their preparations for next month's Netball World Cup with a 68-44 win in Hamilton last night.
No racing was possible on the second and final day of the America's Cup World Series regatta in Portsmouth meaning Team New Zealand finished second.
The Mainland Tactix have announced the signing of loyal midcourter Anna Thompson for next year's ANZ netball competition.