Garbine Muguruza hails new generation, in awe of Serena Williams
Garbine Muguruza hails new generation, in awe of Serena Williams

Spanish prospect Garbine Muguruza Monday said it was time for the new generation of younger players to step up after narrowly losing to "amazing" world number one Serena Williams in Melbourne.

Mexican Vargas becomes WBC super bantamweight silver champion
Mexican Vargas becomes WBC super bantamweight silver champion

Mexican boxer Giovanni "Rey" Vargas has become World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight silver champion after defeating Argentine Nestor Paniaguain in two rounds.

Sania Mirza in Australian Open mixed doubles third round
Sania Mirza in Australian Open mixed doubles third round

The top seeded mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares entered the third round of the mixed doubles competition in the Australian Open tennis tournament here at the Melbourne Park Monday.

Roberto Mancini still eyeing Champions League despite "cruel" loss
Roberto Mancini still eyeing Champions League despite "cruel" loss

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini still believes his side can qualify for the Champions League next season even after their shock 1-0 home defeat against Torino on Sunday which he described as "cruel".

Victoria Azarenka happy despite Aussie Open defeat
Victoria Azarenka happy despite Aussie Open defeat

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka might be out of the Australian Open but she is not upset, happy that her comeback from injury and depression has gone so well.

Goal-line technology cannot come fast enough for Serie A
Goal-line technology cannot come fast enough for Serie A

Serie A was hit by yet another controversy on Sunday which left both teams calling for the introduction of goal-line technology.

Asian Cup: Rhino rodeo as bizarre Tim Cahill memes trend
Asian Cup: Rhino rodeo as bizarre Tim Cahill memes trend

Australia`s Tim Cahill is celebrating his Asian Cup heroics by retweeting a series of bizarre memes of himself, from floating in space to rodeo-riding a rhino, sparking a social media trend.

John Tavares powers Team Toews to all-star win
John Tavares powers Team Toews to all-star win

John Tavares scored four goals and Jakub Voracek finished with three goals and three assists as Team Toews defeated Team Foligno 17-12 in the 2015 National Hockey League All-Star Game.

Keep Virat Kohli at No.3 in World Cup: Ian Chappell
Keep Virat Kohli at No.3 in World Cup: Ian Chappell

Describing India's defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised them to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at number three to negate any opposition plans to bounce them out with short-pitched deliveries on lively pitches here.

Grigor Dimitrov admits he still has work to do
Grigor Dimitrov admits he still has work to do

Rising star Grigor Dimitrov admits he still has work to do if he wants to break the Grand Slam dominance of the old guard after Andy Murray shattered his Australian Open dream.

Bayern Munich`s German rivals wave white flag
Bayern Munich`s German rivals wave white flag

The Bundesliga resumes on Friday for Bayern Munich`s top-of-the-table clash at VfL Wolfsburg, but some of the Bavarian giants` German league rivals are already waving the white flag.

China calls for Brazil football player exodus
China calls for Brazil football player exodus

Still getting over Brazil`s World Cup semi-final debacle at the hands of eventual winners Germany, fears have been expressed for the future well-being of the domestic league amid an ongoing exodus to Europe, but also China.

Liverpool scent Chelsea blood as Wembley looms in League Cup
Liverpool scent Chelsea blood as Wembley looms in League Cup

With Chelsea reeling from FA Cup humiliation, Liverpool will visit Stamford Bridge for their League Cup semi-final second leg on Tuesday with increased confidence of reaching the final.

Didier Drogba wants to remain with Chelsea `family`
Didier Drogba wants to remain with Chelsea `family`

Didier Drogba said Sunday he wanted to remain a member of the Chelsea "family" beyond the end of the current English season.

ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable
ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable

Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago.

Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined
Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined

The Detroit Pistons top scorer Brandon Jennings will likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon, the NBA team said on Sunday.

In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup
In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup

Australia are peaking at the right time for a crack at their fifth World Cup triumph and will go into next month`s tournament at home on top of the rankings.

ICC World Cup 2015 to showcase both elite and paupers
ICC World Cup 2015 to showcase both elite and paupers

Australia will look to become just the second team to win a World Cup final on their own soil when a tournament rich in sub-plots featuring serial under-achievers South Africa and Afghanistan`s fairytale debut starts next month.

Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000
Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

Mike Krzyzewski, who coached the US national team to gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, became the first American college coach to record 1,000 victories on Sunday.

Hosts Qatar into World Handball championships quarter-finals
Hosts Qatar into World Handball championships quarter-finals

Hosts Qatar edged through to the quarter finals of the World Handball championships with a narrow and bad-tempered 29-27 over Austria on Sunday.