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A review of the week in sport.

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A review of the week in sport.




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Extra Time for 20 April 2018

This week we get an internal and external view on the Silver Ferns dismal display at the Commonwealth Games. There were, however, many great successes for Kiwi athletes on the Golf Coast and we hear from squash star Joelle King, who had had little time to bask in the glory of her three-medal haul. We also reflect on the life of New Zealand speedway legend Ivan Mauger and Nelson cyclist George Bennett tells us about a very hairy moment he had in the Italian Alps this week.


Extra Time for 13 April 2018

It's all things Commonwealth Games again this week, as we reflect on what has been has been a successful and, at times, controversial week for New Zealand athletes on the Gold Coast. With track cycling, swimming, squash, weightlifting, shot put, hammer throw and mountain-biking all contributing, the Kiwi team has lifted their tally of gold medals into double figures. It's likely they won't be done there, with plenty more chances to add to that tally during the final few days of the Games....


Extra Time for 6 April 2018

In Extra Time this week we go wall-to-wall with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. It was a great start for the New Zealand team and the expectation is that the medals will continue to come and the New Zealand national anthem will be regularly heard. Sports Editor Stephen Hewson has all the news. We also hear from New Zealand's most controversial athlete at the Games.


Extra Time for 29 March 2018

In Extra Time - Boxer Joseph Parker prepares for the fight of his life. We cast our eye over New Zealands' medal chances at the Commonwealth Games and ground breaking women's cricket umpire Kathy Cross pull stumps on her career.


Extra Time for 23 March 2018

In Extra Time - are the Silver Ferns Commonwealth Games hopes up the Daintree without a paddle? Do the Brits rate Joseph Parker? We hear from a West Coast sports fan and his bid to get Martin Crowe's cricket gear back home. High flying pole vaulter Olivia McCartney countsdown to the Commonwealth Games and we catch up top flight mountain biker Casey Brown who returns to New Zealand as part of the Crankworx world tour.


Extra Time for 16 March 2018

In Extra Time this week, can the Warriors back up their impressive first round win, and what does former New Zealand heavyweight champion Shane Cameron think about Joseph Parker's chances in his upcoming title fight. Also, Silver Ferns midcourter Grace Kara explains why the Taini Jamison Trophy is so important, we ask a sports psychologist why the Black Caps struggle in clutch matches and we hear how a badminton pair living worlds apart will make it work at the Commonwealth Games.


Extra Time for 9 March 2018

In Extra Time this week we focus on Athletics with some top New Zealand athletes still having to prove themselves ahead of the Commonwealth Games… Tom Walsh celebrates another World title and injury forces Nick Willis out of the Gold Coast Games. Can the Warriors make improvements in 2018 and Ross Taylor tells us what makes him such a great batsman.


Extra Time for 2 March 2018

In Extra Time this week - just how Super was the opening round of Super Rugby? Ross Taylor goes into bat for Pacific cricketers, Winter Olympic medalists Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Nico Porteous reflect on their success and Kate McIIroy talk about her Commonwealth Games hatrick.


Extra Time for 23 February 2018

In Extra Time this week; New Zealand's 26 year medal drought at the Winter Olympics is ended by two teenagers. Super Rugby kicks off for New Zealand teams tonight, we analyse each franchise's chances. Kirk Penney calls time on his 20 year professional basketball career and David Nyika considers professional boxing following April's Commonwealth Games.


Extra Time for 16 February 2018

In Extra Time this week - where are the Winter Olympic medals? What's going on with Lydia Ko? The New Zealand Olympic Committee hits out over the coverage of female sport. We get in the UFC Octagon and we celebrate New Zealand's first test cricket win over England 40 years ago.


Extra Time for 9 February 2018

In Extra Time this week - we dissect last night's Halberg Award winners, the Winter Olympics opening ceremony starts tonight in Pyeongchang, Silver Ferns captain says her team needs a change, and the return of former All Black Carlos Spencer to Rugby.


Extra Time for 2 February 2018

In Extra Time this week - will he or won't he? We discuss Roger Tuivasa Sheck's future. Dame Valerie Adams is back and gunning for gold on the Gold Coast. Noelene Taurua tells us how to beat the Aussies and Anita McLaren returns to the Black Sticks.


Extra Time for 26 January 2018

In Extra Time this week… the Silver Ferns appear to have some work to do to contend for gold at the Commonwealth Games.... the Black Caps get a wake-up call from Pakistan.... the Warriors go through the pain to get ready for the NRL season..... the Crusaders Irish connection is up and running and is New Zealand Sport in a place to prevent sexual assaults.


Extra Time for 22 December 2017

In the final edition of Extra Time for year, the RNZ Sports team looks back at the good, the bad and the ugly of 2017 and make a few predictions for the sporting year ahead.


Extra Time for 15 December 2017

In Extra Time this week - a heart scare reduces rising shot put star Jacko Gill to fishing and gardening. The Black Ferns run rings around the All Blacks at the rugby awards, Raelene Castle scales the heights of Australian Rugby, Ross Taylor reflects on his latest cricketing milestone and butterflies and rowing remembers the late Simon Dickie who was the driving force behind the Olympic gold medal won by the New Zealand eight in Munich in 1972.


Extra Time for 8 December 2017

In Extra Time this week RNZ Sport dissects the Black Caps start to the summer..... New Zealand is set to host some of the world's top athletes at a series of track and field meetings.... controversy continues to follow weightlifter Laurel Hubbard after she won medals at the world championships and New Zealand backs Russia's ban from the Winter Olympics.


Extra Time for 1 December 2017

In Extra Time this week - It's officially summer which means the All Blacks season is finally over we give them a report card for their 2017 efforts; the Kiwi Ferns prepared to try and wrest the women's Rugby League World Cup off Australia; former Black Caps bowler Shane Bond plots the downfall of Australia in the Ashes; Jeetan Patel discusses life in Birmingham as a county cricketer and Michael Venus and his French Open doubles winning partner part company - we hear why.


Extra Time for 24 November 2017

On Extra Time this week, All Whites coach Anthony Hudson calls time after failing to qualify for the 2018 Football World Cup. Could rugby league become the Pacific's new top sport? Team New Zealand unveil the monohull designs for the 2021 America's Cup and New Zealand's 2018 Commonwealth Games team triples in size but why is one of our best prospects not heading to the Gold Coast?


Extra Time for 17 November 2017

The All Whites 2018 World Cup dream is ended by Peru, Brendon Hartley gets the green light from Toro Rosso for 2018, but it's not so good news for fellow New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon. Fiji look to emulate Tonga's World Cup performance against the Kiwis and the Black Sticks host the world's best hockey teams in Auckland.


Extra Time for 11 November 2017

Football fever hits Wellington, the Samoan Rugby Union declares it's bankrupt but who's to blame? And Andrea Hewitt headlines the NZ triathlon team heading to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


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