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Many think that elite athletes like me are taken care of. But that is not true, only a few like Sindhu are looked after well.
In fact, I am a bit apprehensive about biopics on sporting personalities in our country after seeing a few films. But my biopic is not going to be the same; it's completely different.
If I lose a match, I don't get sad or feel down. But if I lose a close match, I surely have sleepless nights.
I stopped playing mixed doubles and there is no result in mixed doubles. I was world number six. People who are talking about me and my performance and questioning my career and my achievements, where is the next mixed doubles pair, please show it to me. I would like to know.
Being a player, I am supposed to train and practice and only think about my game, what I have to develop and what weaknesses I have to take care of.
I don't expect people to understand, but as players who love the sport and have constantly been thrown a rock at by our association and now the Govt, there is only so much one can take.
Consistency is most important in international level and once you have it, you become a different player.
Unlike badminton playing major nations of the world, we never had a specialist doubles coach and so the discipline remained neglected.
I don't court controversies, but when I state facts, which are hard to digest for male-dominated authorities, they call them squabble.
I have fought back. From not being allowed to play, I have now qualified for Olympics in two events, it is satisfying. I feel proud.
Jordyn Woods

Jordyn Woods

They say history always repeats itself and I pulled a lot of inspiration from the ’90s and ’80s and ’70s. I don’t know if I was born in the wrong decade or something, but I really gravitate towards that era.

John Waite

John Waite

There’s that Bob Dylan quote: ‘He who’s not busy being born is busy dying.’ That’s a great line. And I really believe that.

Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh

I don’t even know when my father admitted me to school. During those days in villages, people did not remember the exact date a child was born. It was usually only the season that they remembered.

Roy Cooper

Roy Cooper

North Carolina – our great state – means everything to me. I was born, raised, and educated here. I started and raised my own family here. And as Governor, I want to build a state where all North Carolinians are afforded the opportunities I’ve had.

Sucheta Dalal

Sucheta Dalal

Anyone born after 1985 has grown up during the post-liberalisation honeymoon, when a rash of new banks, phone companies, airlines, care and durable goods manufacturers were wooing them or their parents for business.

Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse

I was born in Amarillo. And my brother, who was a year older than I, had trouble saying the word ‘Sister,’ it came out ‘Sid.’ So I was called Sid.

Cynthia Bailey

Cynthia Bailey

As blessed as I am, I clearly was not born with the twerking gene. It’s safe to say that I won’t be winning a twerking contest anytime soon. The robot on the other hand is a different story.

Robert Wolders

Robert Wolders

I was born in Holland, Rotterdam, and lived there most of my life. I started my acting career there, but to really be successful, I left Holland and came to the U.S.

Robson Green

Robson Green

When I was three, I ran over my brother, David. Hed just been born, everybody was paying him attention and being the narcissist that I am, I ran him over with my tricycle.

Melissa Leong

Melissa Leong

Not all of us were lucky enough to be born into a huge Lebanese family, where visiting relatives and being stuffed with copious amounts of pickles, hummus, felafel and kibbeh is not just a way of life but a birth right.

Jermaine O’Neal

Jermaine O’Neal

Not one team knew I struggled with that – not being able to pick up the phone and call my dad and ask him, Can you help me?’ Or, Are you proud of me?’ Or to cherish me being drafted or my kids being born.

Jennine Cap? Crucet

Jennine Cap? Crucet

I was a first-generation college student as well as the first in our family to be born in America – my parents were born in Cuba – and we didn’t yet know that families were supposed to leave pretty much right after they unloaded your stuff from the car.

Liz Cambage

Liz Cambage

It is hard knowing that maybe if I was born a man and doing the exact same thing I would have more money than sense.

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