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Horoscope Today, 3 June 2022: Check astrological prediction for Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius and other signs – Times of India

Aries: Today you may be happy. Property related issues with the siblings might be settle down. You may likely to meet an influential person, who may help you to grow your work. Your professional contacts may help you to grow your business. You are advised to follow your intuition before making investments in fixed assets, they might be dead asset. Work related short travel may be expected. Taurus: Today you may be busy with family and friends, you will plan to go for outing or some adventure tour with the family or friends. Kids health might make you upset. You are blessed by moon, it may help you to find your ways out to get success. Your saving may be increased, which may increase your financial health. Gemini: Today you may be full of vitality and with full of inner strength. You may...
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NBA Finals Game 1, Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics Live Score: Stephen Curry seeks fourth title with Warriors against Celtics

NBA Finals Game 5, Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics Live Score: An intriguing NBA Finals matchup that features a legendary history, a controversial present and even a touch of ownership rivalry tips off Friday morning when the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors contest Game 1 in San Francisco. The franchises have met four times previously in the playoffs, the first three occurring in the Eastern Conference finals before the Warriors moved west from Philadelphia. The Celtics won all four matchups, including in 1960 and 1962 in the second and fourth seasons of their eight straight championships. For Steve Kerr’s Warriors, this is their sixth Finals appearance in eight seasons and this dynasty is looking for its fourth Larry O’Brien trophy, a feat that could cement the team am...
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With boxing in his blood, Hussamuddin books CWG spot

Immediately after judges announced the 4:1 split decision in favour of 28-year-old Mohammed Hussamuddin at the end of his bout against 2019 Asian silver medallist Kavinder Singh Bisht, there was a show of camaraderie between the boxers. The feather-weight boxers (57kg) are rivals in the ring and friends outside of it. 🚨 Limited Time Offer | Express Premium with ad-lite for just Rs 2/ day 👉🏽 Click here to subscribe 🚨 The boxers were seen having a long conversation before Bisht hugged Hussamuddin. “We are opponents as well as best friends too. That also means we know the tactics of each other. While Kavinder starts with a flurry of power punches, I have to rely on my counter punches. I also have to rely on variations to surprise him,” Hussamuddin said.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremium...
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ENG vs NZ: England collapse leaves first Test evenly poised, Shane Warne gets a tribute at Lord’s

A familiar England batting collapse left the hosts 16 runs behind New Zealand as wickets tumbled on a frantic first day of the opening test at Lord’s on Thursday. England made an excellent start to their new era under captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum by dismissing New Zealand for 132 inside two sessions. But their dismal batting continued as they lost seven wickets for 41 runs to limp to the close at 116 for seven after New Zealand seamers Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson picked up two wickets each. England openers Alex Lees and Zak Crawley shared a solid partnership of 59 before Crawley was caught behind off Jamieson for 43.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Jamieson removed Ollie Pope for seven in his first innings at No. 3 and Colin De Grandhom...
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Nearly 4,700 athletes set to vie for honours in Khelo India Youth Games

Nearly 4,700 athletes, including 2,262 girls, will participate in the Khelo India Youth Games which begins on Saturday. 🚨 Limited Time Offer | Express Premium with ad-lite for just Rs 2/ day 👉🏽 Click here to subscribe 🚨 Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price The Tau Devi Lal Complex here has been decked up for the grand opening ceremony.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium It will also be the hub of action, with several of the 25 disciplines being held at the newly constructed multipurpose halls. Among the popular games being held here are athletics, football, badminton, table tennis, kabaddi, handball, wrestling, volleyball, boxing and the five indigenous sports. Four other cities — Ambala (gymnastics, swimming), Shahabad (hockey), Chandigarh (arche...
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2nd ODI: King rules as West Indies secure series win over Netherlands | Cricket News – Times of India

AMSTELVEEN (Netherlands): A superb unbroken sixth wicket partnership of 118 between Brandon King and Keacy Carty steered the West Indies from potential embarrassment in Amstelveen to a five-wicket victory over Netherlands in the second one-day international on Thursday. The two came together with the West Indies in serious trouble at 99 for five, chasing what appeared to be a relatively straightforward target of 215. King was the more vigorous of the pair, clubbing three sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 90-ball 91, while Carty played the anchor role, accumulating 43 from 66 balls. With four needed to win and 28 balls remaining, he hammered a short ball from Duff high over midwicket to register his only six and seal the win that gives the West Indies an unassailable 2-0 win in the th...
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Viswanathan Anand, 52, back in top-10 after 32 months in world chess rankings | Chess News – Times of India

NAGPUR: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand has regained his form and how! Four days after beating Magnus Carlsen at the world champion's home in the fastest format, 52-year-old Anand became one of the oldest to re-enter the world's top-10 rankings - the elite club he once ruled for almost 25 years since 1991. A second-round victory over former world champion Veselin Topalov - in a battle of veterans - in the Norway chess tournament, at Stavanger on Thursday, gave Anand 4.7 points while a winning start in the meet against 2750 Elo Vachier-Lagrave added five points to his tally. With an impressive start in the classical format in Stavanger, Anand gained 9.7 rating points to take his tally to 2760.70. He moved six places up to be ninth in the live ratings. The last time Anand was in the...
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Coco Gauff blitzes Martina Trevisan to reach French Open final | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: American teenager Coco Gauff crushed Italy's Martina Trevisan 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to become the youngest French Open finalist in 21 years and set up a showcase clash with world number one Iga Swiatek. The 18-year-old, who was already in unknown Grand Slam territory with her first semi-final spot, will next face Polish top seed Swiatek, who cruised into Saturday's final with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Russian Daria Kasatkina to stretch her winning run to 34 matches. "I am a little bit in shock right. I have no words to describe how I feel right now," Gauff said in an on-court interview. "Honestly, I wasn't nervous going in today which is a surprise. The youngest finalist at #RolandGarros since 2001 👏@cocogauff battles past Martina Trevisan 6-3, 6-1 to book a me… https://t.co/nNQOb7...
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Arjun Waskale, Priyanka Sirakwar earn World Athletics U-20 Championships tickets

Arjun Waskale of Madhya Pradesh and Priyanka Sirakwar of Uttar Pradesh qualified for the upcoming World Athletics U-20 Championships to be held in Cali, Colombia, in the men’s 1500m and women’s 100m respectively during the National Federation Cup Junior Championships here on Thursday. The 18-year-old Priyanka, who hails from Agra district, clocked 11.80 seconds in the women’s 100m in the opening heats. The qualifying mark for the August 1-6 world event is 11.90 seconds. Aman Khokhar (Uttar Pradesh) was the fastest qualifier from the men’s 100m heats, clocking 10.62 seconds, 0.02 seconds adrift of the World Athletics U-20 Championships qualifying mark. The 18-year-old Waskale had the double joy as he not only met the world junior event qualification standard, but also broke Sunil Dawar’s...
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Sports Ministry provides financial assistance to athletes, including Manika Batra, for future competitions | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry on Thursday granted financial assistance to several athletes across the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) core and development groups, including Tokyo Paralympics silver medallist Nishad Kumar and ace woman table tennis player Manika Batra, to support them in their preparations for upcoming competitions. Nishad, who created an Asian record of 2.06m in the T-47 men's high jump, has been given a financial assistance of Rs 18.9 lakh towards training at the Olympic Training Centre in Chula Vista, United States. He has already left for the 73-day training camp, which started on Thursday and will continue till August 12, along with his physiotherapist Aalaap Jawadekar. Nishad, who will be in action during the Asian Para Games next year, will be training in Chu...
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Hardik Pandya is now a ‘four-dimensional’ cricketer, says Kiran More | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former wicket-keeper batter Kiran More showered praise on Gujarat Titans' captain Hardik Pandya, saying that the star all-rounder has now become a "four-dimensional" cricketer. Ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction, the new franchise, Gujarat Titans picked Hardik via the draft and named him captain of the side. However, there were doubts over his bowling fitness as well as captaincy skills, given that he had led only once in senior cricket previously. But, Pandya put an end to all such doubts with his heroics with both bat and ball and under his captaincy, Gujarat Titans became the IPL 2022 champions. "The best moment for me in IPL 15 was the way Gujarat Titans played cricket. It was outstanding. And especially Hardik becoming a captain and lifting the trophy, his personal perfo...
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Brutal Iga Swiatek destroys Daria Kasatkina to reach French Open final

Iga Swiatek continued her march towards a second French Open title in three years when she demolished Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-2 6-1 to reach the final and extend her winning streak to a jaw-dropping 34 on Thursday. The world number one conceded an early break, but made the most of Kasatkina’s string of unforced errors, peppering court Philippe Chatrier with winners. Swiatek, the 2020 champion, has not lost since February and has matched Serena William’s winning run from 2013, having now lost only two sets in her last four tournaments. You've earned it, Iga 👍#RolandGarros | @iga_swiatek pic.twitter.com/QaHWSpPxb9Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 2, 2022 She will meet either American teenager Coco Gauff, the 18th seed, or Italy’s M...
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Brutal Iga Swiatek destroys Daria Kasatkina to reach French Open final | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Iga Swiatek continued her march towards a second French Open title in three years when she demolished Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-2, 6-1 to reach the final and extend her winning streak to a jaw-dropping 34 on Thursday. The world number one conceded an early break, but made the most of Kasatkina's string of unforced errors, peppering court Philippe Chatrier with winners. Poland's Swiatek, the 2020 champion, has not lost since February and has matched Serena Williams' winning run from 2013, having now lost only two sets in her last four tournaments. Back in the final 💪@iga_swiatek scores her 34th consecutive win, defeating Kasatkina 6-2, 6-1 for the right to pl… https://t.co/tNYrYlnLtS— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 1654179387000She will meet American teenager Coco Gauff in Saturday...
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Lasith Malinga named Sri Lanka ‘bowling strategy coach’ | Cricket News – Times of India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka named fast-bowling legend Lasith Malinga their "bowling strategy coach" on Thursday for the eight one-day matches against Australia starting next week. Sri Lanka Cricket said the 38-year-old's expertise and experience would be crucial for the three T20 matches and five one-day internationals to be played in Colombo and Kandy. "(He) will support Sri Lanka's bowlers, providing tactical insight and technical expertise to help the on-field execution of strategic plans," the board said. "Sri Lanka Cricket is confident that Malinga's vast experience and renowned death-bowling expertise, especially in the T20 format, will help the team immensely going into this all-important series." Malinga ended his ODI career in July 2019 and played his last T20 in March 2020. He took 338...
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Will be fully fit in 6-8 weeks, says Ajinkya Rahane on hamstring injury

Out-of-favour India batter Ajinkya Rahane said it would take at least six to eight weeks to recover fully from the hamstring injury he had sustained while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in this year’s Indian Premier League. Rahane had sustained the injury in KKR’s second last game and was subsequently ruled out of the remainder of the tournament. “That (injury) was really unfortunate. But my rehab is going really well. I am recovering really well. I was in Bangalore (at the NCA) for nearly 10 days and I am going there again for my rehab and recovery. It’s been on track,” Rahane told PTI. “So right now my only focus is on getting better. Get fit as soon as possible and be on the field. I am not sure (when) I will be able to get (fully) fit, it is expected to be around 6-8 weeks but at...
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Ajinkya Rahane: Will be fully fit in 6-8 weeks, says Ajinkya Rahane on hamstring injury | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Out-of-favour India batter Ajinkya Rahane said it would take at least six to eight weeks to recover fully from the hamstring injury he had sustained while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in this year's Indian Premier League. Rahane had sustained the injury in KKR's second last game and was subsequently ruled out of the remainder of the tournament. "That (injury) was really unfortunate. But my rehab is going really well. I am recovering really well. I was in Bangalore (at the NCA) for nearly 10 days and I am going there again for my rehab and recovery. It's been on track," Rahane told PTI. "So right now my only focus is on getting better. Get fit as soon as possible and be on the field. I am not sure (when) I will be able to get (fully) fit, it is expected to be around 6-8 week...
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Neymar doubles up from the spot as Brazil thump Korea | Football News – Times of India

Neymar scored a pair of penalties to move to within four goals of Pele at the top of the country's all-time scoring list as Brazil cruised to a 5-1 win over fellow World Cup qualifiers South Korea at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday. The Paris St Germain striker netted either side of halftime to move onto 73 goals in 118 appearances for his country and close in on the three-time World Cup winner's record in a comfortable win for Tite's side. Richarlison gave Brazil the lead in the seventh minute and, although Hwang Ui-jo levelled for Korea just after the half-hour mark, it was the visitors who always looked more likely to prevail. Neymar netted from the spot to put his side back in front three minutes before halftime and he was on hand with another penalty in the 57th minute before l...
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Ashwin bats for more conversation on racism, Rahane recalls Siraj incident at SCG | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Premier Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has endorsed the idea of having more conversation on racism whether it's in the sports field or in the world in general and also feels that better parenting and awareness about the subject can bring the change. There have been several instances in the past where cricket, which is called a gentleman's game, has been rocked by racist slurs and comments that have brought the sport to disrepute. Many have been punished for their offences as well but it keeps taking place from time to time. "I think we should all have the conversation as a world, it's not just cricket or any other sports. I don't think it has anything to do with a particular section of people in any particular country. Everywhere people do believe that they belong to ...
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French Open 2022 Women’s Semifinal Live Score: Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina begins soon

Iga Swiatek to lock horns with Daria Kasatkina; Coco Gauff will be up against Martina Trevisan The women’s singles final contenders will be decided on Thursday with both semi-finals taking place on Court Philippe-Chatrier. World No 1 Iga Swiatek will meet Daria Kasatkina, followed by the second semi-final between Coco Gauff and Martina Trevisan. In the mixed doubles final, Ulrikke Eikeri and Joran Vliegen will take on No 2 seeds Ena Shibahara and Wesley Koolhof. India’s Rohan Bopanna will be in action in the men’s doubles semifinal. Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop will lock horns with Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Rojer in the first of the men’s doubles semifinals. In the second semifinal, Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek will be up against Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos. !...
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Bangladesh name Shakib Test captain for third time | Cricket News – Times of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain for a third time on Thursday after Mominul Haque quit following a poor run of form. Bangladesh Cricket Board also named batsman Liton Das the new vice-captain ahead of a two-Test series in the West Indies later this month. "They will be in the positions until a further decision is made," BCB president Nazmul Hassan told a press conference. Mominul stepped down as Test captain on Tuesday. The 30-year-old left-hander has scored 162 runs in six Test matches in 2022, averaging 16.20. In the recent series against Sri Lanka, which Bangladesh lost 1-0, he made 11 runs in three innings. This will be the 35-year-old Shakib's third term as Test captain. Appointed in 2009 he was dismissed from the post in 2011 after a series l...