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Horoscope Today, 20 October 2022: Check astrological prediction for Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Leo and other signs – Times of India

The daily horoscope is determined by the position of the moon and sun. A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the whole day before starting your day in the morning? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read the daily predictions given below for each horoscope to find out what is in store for you today in your luck. Aries: Today, you may plan for a change in place, it is advised to postpone the decision related to migration. It is also advised to avoid investment in business. By the late evening, situation may be under control. With the help of good advice from one of the elders, you may control the messy ...
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European game is not sustainable, says Super League backer

Bernd Reichart, CEO of the company backing a proposed Super League, said on Wednesday that European football is losing its leading role in world sport and that clubs are not maximising their potential under the current system. Reichart highlighted a report published in May by data and analytics platform Football Benchmark, which said only five of Europe’s top 32 clubs recorded a profit in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus were amongst 12 clubs to announce a breakaway Super League in April 2021 but after a hostile reaction from across the game and from fans and governments alike the move promptly collapsed. All six English clubs plus Inter Milan, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid withdrew but Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus have continued to push the ide...
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Arsenal’s Zinchenko, Martinelli doubts for PSV match

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will make a late call on the availability of left back Oleksandr Zinchenko and forward Gabriel Martinelli after both players missed training before Thursday’s Europa League game against PSV Eindhoven. Zinchenko has not featured since the win over Tottenham Hotspur at the start of this month but Arteta did not rule him out of Thursday’s match, allaying fears he would not play again before the Nov. 14-Dec. 25 break for the World Cup. The 25-year-old, who moved to Arsenal from Manchester City in the close season, made a strong start to the campaign before being hampered by the calf injury which has restricted him to six appearances in all competitions so far. 💬 "In Europe when you have the chance to take advantage, you have to do it." ◾️ The importance of topp...
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PGA boosts 2023 purses for four events in LIV-fight revamp | Golf News – Times of India

MIAMI: Next year's Phoenix Open, Heritage tournament, Wells Fargo Championship and Travelers Championship will have purses boosted to $20 million and guaranteed appearances by top golfers, the US PGA Tour announced Wednesday. The moves complete a PGA revamp to combat the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series that was announced by tour commissioner Jay Monahan in August at the Tour Championship. Star PGA players such as four-time major winner Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and top-ranked Scottie Scheffler, the reigning Masters champion, have committed to playing 17 events with elevated purses next year as a way to combat more players departing for the upstart LIV Series. The rival circuit's record $25 million purses and guaranteed contracts for 54-hole events have lured away top talent from the PGA, incl...
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Inglis suffers freak golf injury days before T20 World Cup

Australia’s back-up wicketkeeper Josh Inglis cut his hand while playing golf, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday, three days before the hosts start their Twenty20 World Cup defence.The 27-year-old reportedly required hospital treatment for what was a bad and bloody cut.“Josh Inglis has suffered a cut to his right hand after a club snapped in his hand while playing golf,” Cricket Australia said.“He is being assessed. No other information is available at this stage.”Inglis is in Australia's squad but was not expected to be in the starting XI, with Matthew Wade preferred behind the stumps.The hosts play New Zealand in a repeat of last year's final on Saturday in their tournament opener in Sydney.It has shades of England batsman Jonny Bairstow, who is out of the World Cup after breaking a ...
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PCB reschedules T20 series against West Indies to 2024

The Pakistan Cricket Board has rescheduled its T20 series against the visiting West Indies from January 2023 to 2024 due to a busy home season. The PCB said it had spoken with the Cricket West Indies and both have agreed to postpone the three-match T20I series, which was due to take place in January 2023 in Pakistan. The series will now be played in first quarter of 2024. “The decision has been made considering 2024 is an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup year, with the event due to be hosted in the West Indies and USA in June 2024, and the shortest format matches will, therefore, help both the sides to prepare for the tournament,” a spokesperson said. PCB reschedules T20I series with West Indies Read details here ⤵️ https://t.co/yXO8Tg8PWA — PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) October 19, 2022 The thr...
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Sen, Prannoy advance to pre-quarterfinals in Denmark Open, Saina crashes out in first round

World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen and H S Prannoy advanced to the pre-quarterfinals after straight-game wins in men’s singles while veteran Saina Nehwal crashed out in the first round of women’s singles in the Denmark Open here on Wednesday. The unseeded Sen beat sixth seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia 21-16 21-12 in a first round match that lasted 39 minutes to set up a mouth-watering pre-quarterfinals clash against fellow Indian H S Prannoy in the Super 750 tournament. This was Sen’s third win of the year against Ginting, the earlier two coming during the German Open in March and the Thomas Cup triumph in May. Prannoy had to toil more during his 21-13 22-20 win over Zhao Jun Peng of China in 43 minutes. He had lost to the same opponent twice earlier this year —...
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T20 WC weather forecast: Incessant rain may play spoilsport during India vs Pakistan match at Melbourne

The highly charged atmosphere of the India and Pakistan T20 World Cup match on Sunday may be spoiled by the rainy weather at Melbourne. Instead of sparks flying, the much anticipated clash might get doused in cold water, courtesy the weather update by the Bureau of Meteorology, Australia. Just days before the blockbuster clash at the MCG, rain threatens to wash out the encounter, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting, “High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly during the evening.” It’s not just the India vs Pakistan match that is under threat as the Australia vs New Zealand encounter in Sydney is also in danger of being washed out. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, on Saturday in Sydney, there’s “Very high (9...
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Suryakumar retains no. 2 spot in batters’ list ahead of T20 World Cup

Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan (861 rating points) has extended his lead at the top of the T20I batter rankings Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan (861 rating points) has extended his lead at the top of the T20I batter rankings India’s Suryakumar Yadav will enter the T20 World Cup as the second best batter in the format following an update of the ICC Men’s Player Rankings issued on Wednesday. Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan (861 rating points) has extended his lead at the top of the T20I batter rankings after yet another consistent showing during the tri-series in New Zealand, while Suryakumar (838) is still second ahead of the blockbuster clash between the two neighbours at the MCG on Sunday. K.L. Rahul (13), Virat Kohli (15) and skipper Rohit Sharma (16) are all static in the latest u...
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Pro Kabaddi League: Chandran Ranjit, Rakesh help Gujarat thrash UP Yoddhas | Pro-Kabaddi-League News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Captain Chandran Ranjit led from the front with 20 points to help the Gujarat Giants defeat UP Yoddhas 51-45 in the Pro Kabaddi League on Wednesday. Ranjit received an able support from his fellow raider Rakesh, who racked up 16 points in the match. Chandran Ranjit stepped up with a couple of raids for Gujarat, but Surender Gill also picked up raids for UP as both sides traded points in the first five minutes of the match. However, Pardeep Narwal pulled off a SUPER RAID in the 9th minute to help the Yoddhas take the lead at 10-7. But, moments later, Ranjit effected a fantastic raid and helped his side to regain the lead at 12-11. But the Yoddhas inflicted an ALL OUT in the 12th minute and attained a stronghold of the match at 16-14. Defenders Ashu Singh and Sumit also joined ...
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PCB reschedules T20 series against West Indies to 2024 | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has rescheduled its T20 series against the visiting West Indies from January 2023 to 2024 due to a busy home season. The PCB said it had spoken with the Cricket West Indies and both have agreed to postpone the three-match T20I series, which was due to take place in January 2023 in Pakistan. The series will now be played in the first quarter of 2024. “The decision has been made considering 2024 is an ICC Men's T20 World Cup year, with the event due to be hosted in the West Indies and USA in June 2024, and the shortest format matches will, therefore, help both the sides to prepare for the tournament,” a spokesperson said. The three-match series is not part of the recently announced 2023-2027 ICC Future Tours Programme. The West Indies had toured Pakista...
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T20 World Cup | West Indies win against Zimbabwe to keep Super 12 hopes alive

West Indies kept alive their hopes of reaching the Super 12 of the ICC T20 World Cup with a comfortable 31-run win over Zimbabwe in Hobart on Wednesday. Described as a must-win game by skipper Nicholas Pooran after their shock defeat to Scotland, West Indies posted 153 for seven after opting to bat first at the Bellerive Oval. The total proved to be enough as the West Indies packed off Zimbabwe for 122 in 18.2 overs, with pacer Alzarri Joseph picking for four wickets for 16 runs in his full quota of four overs. The seasoned Jason Holder also shone with the ball, taking three wickets for 12 runs in 3.2 overs. Opener Johnson Charles top-scored for the West Indies with a knock of 45 in 36 balls. Charles came into the line-up in place of Brandon King, who is unwell. There were useful contri...
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Long jumper Shaili Singh wins gold on final day of National Open Athletics Championships | More sports News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Shaili Singh came up with a season's best effort of 6.41m in her last attempt to win the women's long jump title in her maiden appearance on the final day of the National Open Athletics Championships on Wednesday. Her final jump, her second longest leap ever, provided a golden touch to the final day's proceedings. The 18-year-old Uttar Pradesh athlete's opening effort of 6.25m was better than the 6.22m that Kerala jumpers Sruthi Lekshmi and Nayana James managed across their six tries each. In the men's 200m, Tamil Nadu's Ragul Kumar ran his first sub-21 second race as he won in 20.87 seconds, the third fastest time by an Indian this year behind the 20.52 and 20.55 clocked by Amlan Borgohain in the Federation Cup in April and the National Games earlier this month. Gujarat's Mu...
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India’s Ramita crowned 10m air rifle junior women’s world champion | More sports News – Times of India

CAIRO: India's Ramita was on Wednesday crowned world champion in the women's 10m air rifle junior event after she defeated China's Ying Shen 16-12 in a close gold medal contest at the ISSF World Championship. Ramita's gold and a 1-2-3 finish by the Indians in the women's 50m pistol junior competition, were the highlights for the country on the seventh competition day at the Egypt International Olympic City (EIOC) Shooting Range, taking the country's tally to 25 medals -- 10 gold, five silver and 10 bronze medals. They stood second behind China in the medal table. Ramita was tied 12-12 in the gold medal clash against Ying, but finished off with two strong shots of 10.8 and 10.7 to clinch the crown in the junior version of the Olympic event. She was fourth in qualification with 629.6, but...
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Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance to pre-quarters in Denmark Open, Saina crashes out in first round | Badminton News – Times of India

ODENSE (Denmark): World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen and H S Prannoy advanced to the pre-quarterfinals after straight-game wins in men's singles while veteran Saina Nehwal crashed out in the first round of women's singles in the Denmark Open on Wednesday. The unseeded Sen beat sixth seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia 21-16 21-12 in a first round match that lasted 39 minutes to set up a mouth-watering pre-quarterfinals clash against fellow Indian H S Prannoy in the Super 750 tournament. This was Sen's third win of the year against Ginting, the earlier two coming during the German Open in March and the Thomas Cup triumph in May. Prannoy had to toil more during his 21-13 22-20 win over Zhao Jun Peng of China in 43 minutes. He had lost to the same opponent twice earlie...
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Sports Ministry approves special grant for SAI training centres | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a major boost to grassroots level athletes, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday approved a special grant of Rs 25 crore for the upgradation of equipment at SAI Training Centres (STCs) across the country. The decision to give grassroots level athletes access to modern equipment was taken during the Sports Authority of India's 56th General Body meeting, which was attended by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and his deputy in the ministry, Nisith Pramanik, among others. Besides, it was also decided to ensure that the unutilized infrastructure at SAI centres are used for sports related activities. "All the decisions taken in today's meeting are athlete centric. We have decided that SAI will partner with suitable organisations for the usage of infrastructure," Pramanik said while bri...
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PCB says Jay Shah’s statement can “split” cricketing communities, requests ACC to call emergency meeting

A 'disappointed' Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday requested the Asian Cricket Council to convene an emergency meeting in the wake of BCCI secretary Jay Shah's statement that India won't travel to Pakistan for next year's Asia Cup. In its first official response to Shah's statement that India would like to play the continental tournament at a neutral venue and not tour Pakistan, the PCB said "such statements can spilt the Asian and international cricket communities" and impact Pakistan's visit to India for the 2023 World Cup. Shah, who made the statement after the BCCI AGM on Tuesday, also happens to be the ACC president. "The overall impact of such statements have the potential to split the Asian and international cricketing communities, and can impact Pakistan's visit to India for ...
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Been a while since we won World Cup, need to do lot of things right to make that happen: Rohit Sharma | Cricket News – Times of India

BRISBANE: India last won a World Cup 11 years ago and skipper Rohit Sharma knows his team will have to do a lot of things right to lift the coveted trophy in Australia. Their last ICC trophy came back in 2013 when they won the Champions Trophy. "If individuals can keep themselves calm and composed during the game we will get the results that we are looking for. It has been a while since we won the World Cup. "The motive and thought process is to win the World Cup but we know we need to do a lot of things right to get there. So one step at a time for us and focus on each team we are going to come against and not think about semis or finals," Rohit said in a video posted on bcci.tv. From leading India for the first time in ICC World Cup to the team's approach in the #T20WorldCup ! 👌 👌💬 💬 ...
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England seamer Reece Topley ruled out of T20 WC

England seamer Reece Topley has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup due to an ankle injury, dealing a major blow to the team’s campaign beginning on Saturday. The 28-year-old left-armer rolled his left ankle during a fielding drill in Brisbane on Monday ahead of England’s final warm-up match against Pakistan. He will now play no part in the main tournament, England Cricket Twitter handle revealed. It is understood that the scans taken after the injury have revealed significant damage. News we didn't want to bring you. Reece Topley has been ruled out of the #T20WorldCup We are all gutted for you and we are all here for you, Toppers ❤️ More here: https://t.co/KdJWsh3VWA pic.twitter.com/gVofwSQnNf — England Cricket (@englandcricket) October 19, 2022 England, who play against Afghanistan i...
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Looking forward to leading India in World Cup: Rohit Sharma

India captain Rohit Sharma said he was pretty excited to lead the India team for the first time in a World Cup, adding that it gives a great opportunity for the team to do something special in the tournament. “Firstly, it’s a great honour to captain. This will be my first World Cup as a captain so I am pretty excited about that. It also gives us a great opportunity to come here and do something special. Every time you come for the World Cup, it’s a great feeling. The boys are quite pumped up. We had a great prep in Perth,” he said in an interview on the BCCI website. Talking about India’s approach to the World Cup, the skipper said, “It’s a big event but at the same time, we have made a constant practice of not talking about it too much because it is important to be in the present and t...