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Mirabai Chanu lifted her personal best and set a CWG record in women's weightlifting. 

Mirabai Chanu clinches India's 1st gold medal of Commonwealth Games 2022, shatters Games record in women's weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu, one of India's top gold medal prospects, lived up to expectations by clinching the first gold medal for the country at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 by finishing first in the women's 49kg weightlifting final. Chanu, who had won the gold four years ago in Gold Coast, not only defended her title successfully by lifting 201kgs (88kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk) but set a Games record. Chanu's efforts secured India's third medal of the day – all three in weightlifting after Sanket Sargar had won silver and Gururaj Poojary had claimed bronze in their respective events.

Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo is all set to join Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich from Manchester City on loan

Why Bayern Munich-bound Joao Cancelo is leaving Pep Guardiola's Manchester City before January transfer deadline

Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo is all set to join Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich from Manchester City on loan.

Rafael Nadal with Roger Federer; Novak Djokovic

Nadal speaks out on Australian Open winner Djokovic equalling his Slam record; Federer posts priceless 5-word message

Novak Djokovic on Sunday night at the Melbourne Park's Rod Laver Arena, one again etched his name in history when he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to lift an unprecedented 10th Australian Open title and also take his tally of Grand Slams to a record-equalling 22. An evening later, Rafael Nadal spoke out on Djokovic equalling his Slam record while Roger Federer shared a priceless five-word post.

Novak Djokovic in tears after 10th Australian Open title

Watch: Novak Djokovic left inconsolable after claiming 10th Australian Open title in perfect reply to Covid drama

It was an emotional win for Novak Djokovic on Sunday night at the Melbourne Park. He has done it nine previous times, each having its own very significance in his illustrious career. But the 10th one surely stood out for Djokovic, who was left in tears after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) at the Rod Laver Arena.

Aryna Sabalenka; Elena Rybakina

Australian Open final Aryna Sabalenka vs Elena Rybakina: H2H record, key stats, records in line - All you need to know

Ahead of the blockbuster Australian Open final between Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina at the Melbourne Park, we take a look at the head-to-head record, key stats and records in line for the match...

India's Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza in the mixed doubles final against Brazil's Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Sania Mirza denied fairytale ending; suffers straight-set loss with Bopanna in Australian Open mixed doubles final

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna faced a straight-set defeat in the final of the Australian Open mixed doubles.

The parents of Serbia's Novak Djokovic, father Srdjan Djokovic (L) and mother Dijana Djokovic, react after he beats Russia's Andrey Rublev in the men's singles quarter-final match on day ten of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2023. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --

Djokovic's father filmed with fans holding Russian flags at Australian Open

After the match a group of fans unfurled Russian flags -- which are banned at Melbourne Park -- near the stadium and chanted pro-Russian and pro-Putin slogans. Tennis Australia said four people "revealed inappropriate flags and symbols and threatened security guards". Police were called and they were ejected from Melbourne Park.

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring his team first goal during the English League Cup semi-final first-leg football match

Manchester United beat Forest 3-0, closes in on League Cup final

Goals from Marcus Rashford, Wout Weghorst and Bruno Fernandes at the City Ground went some way toward easing the disappointment of the late 3-2 loss to Arsenal on Sunday, which dented United’s challenge at the top of the league.

Barcelona's French forward Ousmane Dembele (C) celebrates with Barcelona's French defender Jules Kounde (R) scoring his team's first goal during the Copa del Rey (King's Cup), quarter final football match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 25, 2023. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Dembele shines as Barcelona beat 10-man Sociedad 1-0 to reach Copa semifinals

Dembélé scored the winning goal early in the second half as Barcelona defeated 10-man Real Sociedad 1-0 to return to the last four after a one-year absence.

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