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Listen to Extra Time for 22 May 2015  33 min 13 sec 

Club throwing gets McIIroy in trouble again

The world golf number one Rory McIIroy faces another fine for throwing a club during a frustrating opening round of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Fifa president's race down to two

The race to be Fifa president is down to two after the former Portugal forward Luis Figo pulled out of contention, just hours after Dutchman Michael van Praag.

England on top after first day at Lord's

The first day of the first cricket Test belonged to England as New Zealand let a great start slip from their grasp.

Gates sprints to victory

The New Zealand cyclist Aaron Gates has sprinted his way to victory on a wet and windy fifth stage on Tour of Ireland.

Highlanders change a couple

The Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has made just a couple of changes to his team to take on the Western Force in Perth on Saturday night.

Hamilton fastest in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton was fastest but teenage rookie Max Verstappen stood out with an eye-catching practice performance on the first day at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Eels punished for cap breaches

The Parramatta Eels will be docked points and are facing a hefty fine for breaching the National Rugby League salary cap last year.

Barker confident Team Japan will be competitive

Former Team NZ skipper Dean Barker is confident he can create a competitive America's Cup team now that he's taken over at Team Japan for the 2017 event. (AUDIO)

Honduras pip Junior All Whites

The Junior All Whites men's footballers have narrowly lost to Honduras in a FIFA under-20 World Cup warm-up game, beaten 2-1 in Warkworth.

Coles starts for Hurricanes

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles will get his first start for the Hurricanes in 10 weeks, after being named to take on the Blues on Saturday night.

England ripe for the taking

The odds may never get better for the Black Caps to achieve a rare series win in England as they begin the first of two Tests at the home of cricket. (COMMENTS)

Sunderland stay in EPL

Sunderland have secured their English Premier League football survival after managing a scoreless draw at Arsenal.

Dagg back to fight for ABs spot

The Crusaders have made five changes for their must-win match against the reigning champion Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Parsons to lead Blues against Hurricanes

All Blacks hooker James Parsons becomes the third captain for the Blues this season after being named to lead the side on Saturday night against the Hurricanes.

NZR stands tough on Piutau

Rugby boss Steve Tew says letting departing All Black Charles Piutau play Super Rugby for the Blues next season could have set a dangerous precedent.

Chiefs confident in second row

The Chiefs coach Dave Rennie expects veteran lock Ross Filipo to slot straight back into their pack without too many problems for the Bulls game.

Black Caps could still get pink balls

Cricket Australia is yet to finalise plans for an inaugural day-night Test using a pink ball, but remain confident it will go ahead during this summer's series against New Zealand.

Hamilton signs with Mercedes

Mercedes have announced that their reigning world drivers champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a three-year contract extension.

Black Caps were "overpaid prima donnas"

Brendon McCullum has told the BBC the Black Caps were once "overpaid prima donnas", but England should fear them in the two-Test series. (COMMENTS)

Hoffman fit to play State of Origin

The New South Wales rugby league side has no concerns over the fitness of Warriors forward Ryan Hoffman ahead of the opening State of Origin game.

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