Amid the monotony of quarantine life that people had to put up with due to the outbreak of COVID-19, housebound residents in one corner of Los Angeles were treated to the startling sight of an Olympic champion sprinting down their block at full speed.
The 14th edition of the IPL will see a steep cut in the number of samples collected from cricketers by the National Anti-Doping Agency (Nada). From the 50-plus sampling of cricketers during the previous version of the T20 league in the UAE, the country’s anti-doping watchdog has decided to test around 30-odd Indian and international players due to the surge in Covid-19 cases. All these cricketers will be from Nada and ICC’s registered testing pool (RTP).
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman Glenn Maxwell has said that he certainly felt good after hitting two sixes against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 opener as he failed to hit a single six last year.
The BJP would have to win the West Bengal assembly elections with absolute majority if it has to wrest power from chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC). Otherwise, it might have to sit in the opposition even if it emerges as the single largest party in case the ongoing election throws a hung assembly.