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Horoscope Today, 5 June 2022: Check astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other signs – Times of India

Aries: Today, you may feel lethargic and you may encounter obstacles before your work. You just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people. Quick results in business are not advised today. You have the opportunity to spend money on useless things, which can make your family annoyed. Taurus: Today, your hard work may pay off based on your success. You may plan to go on a short work related visit. Your team members can support you in implementing your business plans. Your opponents may appreciate your hard work. You may hear good news based on siblings. Gemini: Today, you can control your spending on useless items. You can plan to invest capital in the business. You can invest your savings in some real estate plan, which will increase your financial health...
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Casper Ruud: The former Rafa Nadal Academy trainee with a sledgehammer forehand

Casper Ruud has won six titles on tour – five of them on clay and two of them this year. He is ranked as high as World No.8, becoming the first player from Norway to make the top 10 of the world rankings. The 23-year-old has quickly become one of the most reliable claycourters around at the moment, but despite all of that, few would have picked him to make the final at Roland Garros this year. Ruud navigated multiple tricky assignments on his way to the final. He first had to overcome French tennis legend Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – who was playing the final event of his career – in a supremely emotional encounter. Adieu, Jo: Fans hail injured, retiring Tsonga at French Open |Also Read His quarterfinal was against 19-year-old Holger Rune, who dumped one of the tournament favourites Stefanos Ts...
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Watch: Joe Root puts his ‘hands up’ to imitate Ben Stokes’ 2019 WC reaction

A funny incident took place on Day 3 of the first Test between England and New Zealand on Saturday. Trent Boult was bowling the 43rd over to Joe Root and the ball deflected off Ben Stokes’ bat and the batters decided not to go for the single. If you know, you know 😅 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 #ENGvNZ 🇳🇿 pic.twitter.com/ZyIcvwkk8B — England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 4, 2022Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium In an attempt to imitate Stokes’ reaction from the 2019 WC final, Root put his hands up with a smile. Everybody smiled as it was a déjà vu moment at Lord’s. Root called for a quick single as he hit the ball towards the mid-wicket region and Stokes responded but he had to rush back when he saw the fielder dive it to his right. The fielder aimed for the direct hit and Stokes reached...
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‘Just the start of journey,’ says coach of ‘dynamite’ Iga Swiatek | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Iga Swiatek's second French Open title is "just the beginning of the journey" for the world number one, her coach Tomasz Wiktorowski said Saturday. Swiatek brushed aside Coco Gauff 6-1, 6-3 in just 68 minutes in the final at Roland Garros to extend her winning streak to 35 matches, equalling the run of Venus Willams for the best this century. Swiatek has won six titles now in 2022 and has not lost since Dubai in February. "This is just the beginning of this journey, we have much more to do and every single tournament just bring us new information," said Wiktorowski. "We will try to develop other tools. To be honest, we do not count the victories. We live day by day." Wiktorowski described the excitement of Saturday's win as "10 out of 10", highlighting his player's strengths. "We...
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Alexander Zverev says torn ligaments in foot ended his French Open campaign | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Alexander Zverev said he suffered torn ligaments after rolling on his ankle and being forced to retire from his French Open semi-final against 13-time champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. "I am now on my way back home. Based on the first medical checks, it looks like I have torn several lateral ligaments in my right foot," the German, who was seeded third at Roland Garros, wrote on Instagram on Saturday. "I will be flying to Germany on Monday to make further examinations and to determine the best and quickest way for me to recover." Zverev, who was gunning for his maiden Grand Slam title and would have taken over as world number one had he succeeded in his quest, was 7-6, 6-6 down when he took the tumble that ended what had looked like becoming a memorable contest. He said on Friday ...
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French Open champion Swiatek urges Ukraine to ‘stay strong’

Newly crowned French Open women’s champion Iga Swiatek urged Ukraine on Saturday to “stay strong” following the invasion by Russia. Minutes after she had crushed American Coco Gauff 6-1 6-3, the Polish top seed, who played the entire tournament with a ribbon in the Ukrainian colours pinned to her cap, said: “I would like to say something to Ukraine. Stay strong, the war is still there. 🚨 Limited Time Offer | Express Premium with ad-lite for just Rs 2/ day 👉🏽 Click here to subscribe 🚨 “Since my first speech in Doha (in February) basically I was hoping when I am doing the next one the situation will be better.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium “But I still have hopes and try to support so thank you guys,” said the 21-year-old amid roaring applause from the crowd on Court ...
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Dominant Sarita wins first gold of 2022 season, maiden senior level gold for Manisha | More sports News – Times of India

ALMATY: World and Asian Championship bronze medallist Sarita Mor grabbed her first gold medal of the 2022 season and conceded just two points enroute the 59kg title at the Bolat Turlykhanov Cup, a UWW Ranking Series event, here on Saturday. Sarita took mat for three bouts and won all, including the final against Zhala Aliyeva from Azerbaijan, by technical superiority. The gulf in class between Sarita, who won her maiden World medal last year and her opponents was huge as none could compete for full six minutes against her. The Indian wrestler was quick to measure her rivals and once she got hold of them, she finished the bouts with a flurry of moves. "I would agree that the level of competition was a notch below when compared to the Asian Championship. But I had seen the entries in both...
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Shakira confirms split with football star Piqué

Colombian pop star Shakira and her partner, Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué, are splitting up, the pair said in a statement released Saturday. “We regret to confirm that we are separating,” the two said in a statement released by Shakira’s public relations firm. “For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect our privacy. Thank you for your understanding.” 🚨 Limited Time Offer | Express Premium with ad-lite for just Rs 2/ day 👉🏽 Click here to subscribe 🚨 Shakira, 45, met the Barcelona defender while she was promoting her 2010 World Cup anthem, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa).” The couple have two children, Sasha and Milan.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium In recent days, rumors of the demise of the couple’s 11-year relati...
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FACTBOX – French Open women’s singles champion Iga Swiatek | Tennis News – Times of India

Factbox on Iga Swiatek, who beat Coco Gauff 6-1 6-3 to win her second Grand Slam title at the French Open on Saturday. Age: 21 Nation: Poland WTA ranking: 1 Seeding: 1 Grand Slam titles: 2 (French Open 2020, 2022) ROAD TO FINALFirst round: Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) 6-2 6-0 Second round: Alison Riske (United States) 6-0 6-2 Third round: Danka Kovinic (Montenegro) 6-3 7-5 Fourth round: Zheng Qinwen (China) 6-7(5) 6-0 6-2 Quarter-finals: 11-Jessica Pegula (United States) 6-3 6-2 Semi-finals: 20-Daria Kasatkina (Russia) 6-2 6-1 EARLY LIFE* Born in Warsaw. Her father Tomasz is a former Olympic rower, who competed in the men's quadruple sculls event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. * Swiatek started playing tennis in an attempt to emulate her older sister, who competed briefly on the juni...
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Ruthless Swiatek crushes Gauff to clinch second French Open title

World number one Iga Swiatek confirmed her dominance of women’s tennis by sweeping aside American teenager Coco Gauff 6-1 6-3 to claim her second French Open title in three years on Saturday. The 21-year-old Pole’s blend of power, poise and precision on the clay was too much to handle for the 18-year-old Gauff, who never recovered from a shaky start in her maiden Grand Slam final. Swiatek, who took over as world number one when Australian Ash Barty announced her shock retirement in March, has now won 35 consecutive matches – matching the longest unbeaten streak since Venus Williams in 2000. She raced through the opening set and snapped Gauff’s brief resistance in the second to become the fourth player this century to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup on multiple occasions. “Two years ago win...
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Iga Swiatek brushes aside Coco Gauff to win second French Open title | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Iga Swiatek cruised to her second French Open title by dominating teenager Coco Gauff in the final on Saturday, as the world number one claimed her 35th successive victory. The 21-year-old Pole stormed to a 6-1, 6-3 win in only 68 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier, equalling Venus Williams' record for the longest winning run by a woman in the 21st century. 😘🏆#RolandGarros | @iga_swiatek https://t.co/0SJCWa4wBg— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 1654353480000Iga x Suzanne A winning combination 🏆#RolandGarros | @iga_swiatek https://t.co/lLEPAaLPUX— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 165435412500035-0 🏆#RolandGarros https://t.co/Tq7u72NWH8— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 1654352410000Swiatek celebrated her sixth straight title this year in the players' box with her friends and family. It's y...
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You make massive difference, please come and support us: Sunil Chhetri to fans | Football News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Four years after he made a similar heartfelt appeal in Mumbai, Indian national captain Sunil Chhetri once again appealed to the fans to throng the stadium in large numbers during their upcoming Asian Cup Qualifiers beginning on June 8. It was during the Inter-Continental Cup in Mumbai 2018, Chhetri made an emotional appeal to fans on social media ahead of their match against Kenya. The next day a packed Mumbai Football Arena (MFA) witnessed Chhetri and Co. defeat Kenya 3-0. Back at the football-crazy Kolkata for their Asian Cup qualifiers, Chhetri, who will complete 17 years of International football on June 12, said the fans can make a "massive difference" at the 70,000-capacity Salt Lake Stadium. With the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣3️⃣ right around the corner, our skip...
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Gerard Pique and Shakira News: Shakira and Gerard Pique confirm they are to separate | Off the field News – Times of India

MADRID: Colombian singer Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique are separating, the couple confirmed in a statement via their PR agency on Saturday seen by Reuters. "We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the wellbeing of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect their privacy," the statement said. Shakira, 45, and Pique, 35, have been together since 2011 and have two children. They met shortly before the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, when he featured in the music video for Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", the tournament's official song. The "Hips Don't Lie" singer is facing a trial over alleged tax fraud charges in Spain after she lost an appeal on May 26. Prosecutors claim she failed to pay up to 14.5 million euros ($15.54 mil...
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Tickets for India’s Asian Cup qualifying round match sold out in 10 minutes, AIFF issues more

Tickets for India’s upcoming Asian Cup qualifying round match against Cambodia at the Salt Lake Stadium on June 8 were sold out within 10 minutes, forcing the AIFF to issue more. Chhetri had on Friday urged the state government authorities to allow more people than the mere 12,000 tickets allowed for the Asian Cup qualifiers final round matches. While the All India Football Federation has made all the tickets “complimentary”, the state government has “allowed just 12,000 tickets” in the 70,000-capacity Salt Lake Stadium to avoid any law and order problem. “They (opposition teams) should feel it. If in a stadium of almost 90,000 people if only 10-15,000 what’s the point of having a home advantage?” Chhetri had asked. “I hope they (state government) will allow it, otherwise it will be a c...
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The Nadal-Zverev image they’ll talk about till sport endures

The game was over. Rafael Nadal had made it to the French Open Final for a record 14th time. But there were no celebrations. Not because this was Nadal winning Tennis on clay. All the eyes, including those of the 21 time grand slam winner were on Alexander Zverev. After more than three hours of play, the 25-year old was forced to leave the court in tears on a wheelchair after turning his ankle. The 2020 US Open Singles runner-up was trailing 7-6 (10/8), 6-6 when horror took over Philippe Chatrier court in Stade Roland Garros. The fall was so bad that the broadcasters decided on not running replays of the same.  As shared by one of the spectators present at the venue on his Twitter account, when the replay was played on the giant screen there was a joint look of horror on everyone’s face...
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Shame that Delhi Capitals couldn’t make it to IPL final: Mitchell Marsh | Cricket News – Times of India

COLOMBO: Delhi Capitals all-rounder Mitchell Marsh feels that it's a "shame" that his team couldn't make it to the IPL final after losing the final league encounter to wooden spooners Mumbai Indians. DC's five-wicket defeat enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore to make it despite an inferior net run-rate throughout the tournament. "It was a shame we couldn't get into the (IPL) finals," the 30-year-old said here ahead of the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, beginning on June 7. Australia will meet Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series. Marsh overcame a bout of Covid-19 in the first-half of the tournament and formed the backbone of Delhi top-order with his Australian teammate David Warner. Coach Ricky Ponting entrusted him with batting at No 3 as he scored 251 runs at a strike-rate...
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Tickets for India’s Asian Cup qualifying round match sold out in 10 minutes, AIFF issues more | Football News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Tickets for India's upcoming Asian Cup qualifying round match against Cambodia at the Salt Lake Stadium on June 8 were sold out within 10 minutes, forcing the AIFF to issue more. Sunil Chhetri had on Friday urged the state government authorities to allow more people than the mere 12,000 tickets allowed for the Asian Cup qualifiers final round matches. While the All India Football Federation has made all the tickets "complimentary", the state government has "allowed just 12,000 tickets" in the 70,000-capacity Salt Lake Stadium to avoid any law and order problem. "They (opposition teams) should feel it. If in a stadium of almost 90,000 people if only 10-15,000 what's the point of having a home advantage?" Chhetri had asked. "I hope they (state government) will allow it, otherwise...
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French Open 2022 Women’s Final, Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff Live Score Updates: Can Swiatek’s continue streak?

French Open 2022 Women's Final, Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff Live Tennis Score Streaming Online Today Match Updates. French Open 2022 Women's Final, Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff Live Tennis Score Streaming Online Today. Iga Swiatek is one step away from a second French Open title in three years but the world number one will face a unique challenge on Saturday in teenager Coco Gauff in a tournament that often proved unpredictable. Poland’s Swiatek is on a remarkable 34-match winning streak and should the 2020 Roland Garros champion lift the Suzanne Leglen Cup again, she will match Venus Williams’s run from 2000 – the longest on the women’s tour in the 2000s. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; ...
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Former Argentina, Man City striker Tevez confirms retirement

Former Argentina striker Carlos Tevez confirmed late on Friday that he has retired from professional soccer, one year after leaving Buenos Aires club Boca Juniors citing burnout. The 38-year-old said on national TV show in Argentina that he would no longer play professionally. Known as ‘El Apache’, Tevez began his career at Boca and had successful stints with Corinthians. He moved to England in 2006, where he played for Premier League sides West Ham United, Manchester United and Manchester City, before moving to Italy to join Juventus.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Tevez had two more stints with his hometown club Boca on either side of a spell with Chinese Super League team Shanghai Shenhua. He made 75 appearances for the Argentine national side and won an Olympic g...