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Horoscope Today, 21 October 2022: Check astrological prediction for Virgo, Pisces, Scorpio, Sagittarius 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 be more intellectual, you may prefer for gaining knowledge, you may understand the value of intellectual asset. Sometimes you may control your short temperedness, which may help you to perform your task smoothly. There may some chances in smooth earning, which may give you...
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Wolves interim manager Davis to stay on until end of year

Wolverhampton Wanderers caretaker manager Steve Davis will remain in charge of the team until the end of the year after taking over from Bruno Lage, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Davis has guided Wolves to one victory in three league games and they are 18th in the standings with nine points from 11 matches. “The move provides continuity and stability within the first-team group until a permanent head coach is appointed,” Wolves said in a statement. We can confirm Steve Davis will remain in charge of the first-team until 2023. 🐺🗞 — Wolves (@Wolves) October 20, 2022 “Davis will continue to be assisted by James Collins and Tony Roberts, while the club will look to extend the coaching team in the coming weeks to provide additional support.” Wolves were linked with former Sevill...
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East Bengal beat NorthEast United 3-1 in ISL

East Bengal snapped their winless run against NorthEast United in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a comfortable 3-1 victory at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Thursday. A first-half goal from Cleiton Silva (11th minute) and second-half strikes from Charis Kyriakou (53rd) and Jordan O’Doherty (84th) ensured the three points for East Bengal, before Matt Doherty’s consolation goal (90+2) opened NorthEast United’s goal account for the season. It took a while for the two teams to find their rhythm with the game’s first real chance coming in the 10th minute when Cleiton Silva smashed a volley from range at NorthEast United FC’s goal, but Silva didn’t have to wait long to get his goal. East Bengal took the lead a minute later after some diligent work from Mahesh Naorem Singh. Nor...
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Kerala woman to drive to Qatar to watch football World Cup

Football and travel are two things this mother of five is crazy about. So, taking a solo trip in her four-wheeler to watch the FIFA World Cup in Qatar was just a spontaneous decision for Kerala woman Naaji Noushi, a homemaker from nearby Mahe. As the World Cup fever is slowly gripping people and football fans, Noushi, an avid traveller, YouTuber and vlogger, commenced her journey to Qatar by driving from here the other day. When Transport Minister Antony Raju flagged off the trip in the presence of village panchayat authorities, it was a dream come true for this soccer crazy woman who has always loved to take adventurous trips. After reaching Mumbai via Coimbatore, she and her Thar, which is fondly named “olu” (means woman in local parlance), would land in Oman by ship. From there, she ...
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Satwik-Chirag continue their silent rise, beat All-England champions to reach quarterfinals of Denmark Open

If there’s been a silently rumbling juggernaut in Indian sport this year, it is the doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy. Thomas Cup champions. Commonwealth Games gold. World Championship bronze. It’s not stopped raining in Shetty’s Mumbai and he and his partner haven’t stopped winning and ticking the boxes of big titles. In a singles-less world – alternately, the late 90s and early Noughties of Indian tennis – the duo would’ve been as stratospheric in Indian sportsdom as Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were. As things stand, the two quietly go about their jobs, plodding away in search of the Paris Olympic medal which will be their ultimate prize. It starts with slaying a particularly obstinate demon – Malaysians Aaron Chia – Soh Wooi Yik. The Indians have an un...
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Patil loses to Kale in MCA presidential election

Former India batter Sandeep Patil on Thursday lost the presidential election of Mumbai Cricket Association to Amol Kale. Kale, who had the backing of BJP MLA and new BCCI treasurer Ashish Shelar, defeated Patil by 25 votes. Kale got 183 votes as compared to Patil’s 158. Kale was vice-president in the previous regime. The 66-year-old former cricketer had decided to contest the MCA polls last month. Patil was earlier director at the National Cricket Academy and also served as chairman of the BCCI selection committee. He represented India in 29 Tests and 45 ODIs. He also has a lot of coaching experience with stints with the Indian, Kenyan and Oman teams. !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)}; if...
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Amol Kale elected new MCA president

Amol Kale beat Sandeep Patil by 25 votes to become the new president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) after a fiercly-contested election here on Thursday.Kale garnered 183 votes and Patil got 158 as 343 of the 356 eligible voters participated in the election. Two votes were rendered invalid. The Shelar-Pawar Group (SPG) won 10 of the 14 apex council seats, while Patil-led Mumbai Cricket Group had to settle for three posts.The last time MCA had a Test cricketer president was in 1992, when the late Madhav Mantri finished his four-year stint as the president after losing to Manohar Joshi. The vice-president’s election could not be held since there was no candidate. The election process for the same will have to be completed within 45 days, otherwise the seat will remain vacant for ...
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Cristiano Ronaldo not in Manchester United squad for Chelsea trip | Football News – Times of India

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in their squad for Saturday's Premier League game at Chelsea, the club said in a statement on Thursday. Ronaldo, an unused substitute in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur, walked down the tunnel with a few minutes of the match remaining after being left on the bench again by manager Erik ten Hag. Ten Hag said after the game that he would deal with the matter on Thursday, adding that his focus was on the team. "Cristiano Ronaldo will not be part of the Manchester United squad for this Saturday's Premier League game against Chelsea," United said. "The rest of the squad is fully focused on preparing for that fixture." Ronaldo's behaviour on Wednesday drew criticism, with former United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel saying the 37...
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Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open in pre-quarterfinals

Former champion Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the Denmark Open Super 750 tournament after suffering a straight-game defeat to Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the pre-quarterfinals here on Thursday. Srikanth lost to the seventh seeded opponent 13-21 15-21 in a match that lasted 35 minutes. Srikanth, the 2021 World Championships silver medallist, had won the title here in 2017. He had a head-to-head record of 1-1 against Yew before Thursday’s match. In men’s doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, seeded seventh in the tournament, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 21-14 21-16 win over Indonesia’s Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Maulana Bagas in a 36-minute round of 16 match. The Indian duo next faces the fourth seeded Malaysian pair of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in the quarterfin...
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ISSF World Championship: Anish Bhanwala and Simranpreet Kaur Brar win Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team silver | More sports News – Times of India

CAIRO: Anish and Simranpreet Kaur Brar won a silver medal at the ISSF World Championship after going down 14-16 to the experienced Ukrainian pair of Yulia Korostylova and Maksym Horodynets in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team event, here Thursday. The medal took India's tally to 26, including 10 gold, six silver and 10 bronze medals and they remain second behind China in the table. Anish and Simranpreet shot solidly throughout the day at the Egypt International Olympic City (EIOC) Shooting Range, topping qualification stage with a combined 575 after 30 shots each. Stage two -- narrowed down to eight from 14 teams -- saw them come out on top yet again with a score of 383 out of a possible 400. The Ukranians came second to follow them into the final with 380. At this stage, Rhythm Sang...
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Kidambi Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open in pre-quarterfinals | Badminton News – Times of India

ODENSE: Former champion Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the Denmark Open Super 750 tournament after suffering a straight-game defeat to Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the pre-quarterfinals here on Thursday. Srikanth lost to the seventh seeded opponent 13-21, 15-21 in a match that lasted 35 minutes. Srikanth, the 2021 World Championships silver medallist, had won the title here in 2017. He had a head-to-head record of 1-1 against Yew before Thursday's match. In men's doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, seeded seventh in the tournament, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 21-14 21-16 win over Indonesia's Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Maulana Bagas in a 36-minute round of 16 match. The Indian duo next faces the fourth seeded Malaysian pair of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in the q...
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Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Delhi inch closer to knock-out berth with win over Goa | Cricket News – Times of India

JAIPUR: Skipper Nitish Rana and Yash Dhull continued their stellar run with the bat as Delhi moved one step closer to a knock-out berth with a six-wicket win over Goa in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy on Thursday. India pacer Navdeep Saini took a couple of wickets in a brilliant bowling performance that saw Delhi restrict Goa to 131 for six in 20 overs. Dhull, who made his senior T20 debut in the competition, struck 46 off 41 balls while Rana remained unbeaten on 49 off 38 balls to script a comfortable win. It was Delhi's fifth win in six games and they will play their final league game in Group B against Tripura on Saturday. Considering the team did not make the knockout stage across formats last season, it has been a good beginning for Delhi under new captain Rana and new head coach ...
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Can’t have Bumrah breaking down 10 days before World Cup: Roger Binny

Newly elected BCCI president Roger Binny on Thursday reiterated that there was a pressing need to address players getting injured frequently, saying “you can’t have a Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before the World Cup”. Bumrah was ruled out of the T20 World Cup with a back injury three days before the Indian team was to fly out for Australia. With Mohammad Shami battling COVID-19 at the same time, the BCCI waited till the 11th hour for him to get fully fit before being named as Bumrah’s replacement. Binny had also touched upon this topic after taking charge as the BCCI chief on Tuesday. “We need to address why and how are players are getting injured so badly. We need to address why they are breaking down so easily. Not just now but also in the last four five years,” Binny said at...
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Can’t have Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before T20 World Cup: Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Newly elected BCCI president Roger Binny on Thursday reiterated that there was a pressing need to address players getting injured frequently, saying "you can't have a Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before the World Cup". Bumrah was ruled out of the T20 World Cup with a back injury three days before the Indian team was to fly out for Australia. With Mohammad Shami battling COVID-19 at the same time, the BCCI waited till the 11th hour for him to get fully fit before being named as Bumrah's replacement. Binny had also touched upon this topic after taking charge as the BCCI chief on Tuesday. "We need to address why and how are players are getting injured so badly. We need to address why they are breaking down so easily. Not just now but also in the last four five years," Bi...
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India to tour Bangladesh in December this year | Cricket News – Times of India

DHAKA (Bangladesh): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Thursday that Team India would tour their country in December this year. "The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the itinerary for India's tour later this year which includes three one-day internationals and two Test matches of the ICC World Test Championship cycle 2," said a statement from BCB. This will be the first visit by the Indian side to Bangladesh since 2015. The tour kicks off with the ODI series with all matches taking place at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka. The first Test will be held at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram with the two teams returning to Dhaka for the second Test. BCB President Nazmul Hassan, said this will be a most anticipated meeting of the ...
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‘India can’t dictate how Pakistan will play cricket’- Former Pak players react to BCCI-PCB controversy

After ACC president and BCCI secretary, Jay Shah said that India will not travel to Pakistan for the upcoming edition of Asia Cup 2023 while adding that the tournament would be held in a neutral venue, it brought about sharp reactions from quite a few former Pakistan cricketers. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) also issued a strongly-worded statement on the same and threatened to boycott the 2023 ODI  World Cup and wrote: “The PCB has noted with surprise and disappointment of yesterday’s comments made by the ACC President Mr Jay Shah with regards to shifting of next year’s Asia Cup to a neutral venue. The comments were made without any discussion or consultation with the Board of the Asian Cricket Council or the Pakistan Cricket Board (event host) and without any thoughts towards their ...
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UAE knock Namibia out of T20 WC with historic win

Muhammad Waseem came up with an all-round show as UAE scripted their first-ever T20 World Cup win, defeating Namibia by seven runs in the concluding group A match. Courtesy UAE’s win, the Netherlands qualified for the Super 12 from Group A, along with Sri Lanka, while Namibia, who were in the reckoning before the match, got also eliminated. UAE was already eliminated after Sri Lanka beat the Netherlands by 16 runs earlier in the day. Chasing 149 for a win on a two-paced pitch, Namibia lost half their side inside 10 overs and it was then left to the seasoned David Wiese to steer their ship with 55 from 36 balls. He hit three fours and as many sixes. But, the effort proved insufficient as Waseem (1/16 from two overs) came out on top with a perfect final over and dismissed Wiese to seal a ...
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Francesco Bagnaia targets ‘perfect job’ to claim MotoGP world title | Racing News – Times of India

SEPANG (Malaysia): MotoGP leader Francesco Bagnaia said Thursday he was focused on doing "the perfect job" as the Italian aims to clinch his maiden world championship crown this weekend in Malaysia. The Ducati rider comes into the penultimate race of the season with a 14-point lead after he finished third in Australia last week and Yamaha rival Fabio Quartararo crashed out. Bagnaia can seal the world title on Sunday if he triumphs at Sepang and Quartararo ends up outside the podium. "At the moment I'm quite calm. The main question here is the weather, it can rain on Saturday and Sunday. As for the race, of course the pressure is there but I know we did something good this year," said the 25-year-old. "But we still have to finish the job and my main focus is on that. If I want to perform...
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Skipper Panchal guides Gujarat to a five-wicket win over Andhra

Sports BureauCaptain Priyank Panchal scored a superbly-paced half-century (59, 45b, 1x4, 4x6) to guide Gujarat to a five-wicket win over Andhra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 cricket championship’s Elite Group D match at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Thursday.Chasing a modest target 130, Gujarat lost opener Urvil Patel (two), who hit pacer Harishankar Reddy straight to mid-off. Soon, left-arm spinner A. Lalith Mohan struck twice in quick succession to remove Priyesh Patel (12) and Saurav Chauhan, the latter smartly stumped by Srikar Bharat, to make it 46 for three in 6.5 overs.But, to the dismay of the Andhra camp, Panchal exhibited wonderful stroke selection and smacked sixes at critical moments to put the pressure back on the opposition bowlers even as the other left-arm spinner...
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MP to host 5th edition of Khelo India Youth Games, Water sports added to roster

The fifth edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) will be held in Madhya Pradesh (MP) across eight cities from January 31 to February 11, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur announced. The announcement was made in the presence of MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, who said the athletes and the fans will also get to explore the state, which has beautiful heritage sites. The action will unfold in Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Mandla, Khargone (Maheshwar) and Balaghat while Delhi will host cycling events. The Games will feature a total of 27 disciplines, including rowing, canoeing, canoe slalom, kayaking, which will make entry for the first time. The torch passes to the state of MP 🔥 The 5️⃣th edition of #KheloIndia Youth Games 2022 will be held in Madhya Pradesh, announc...