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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.
Lolly Adefope

Lolly Adefope

Despite having lived in London for most of my life – and being a huge fan of dancing and drinking in the street – I’ve never been to Notting Hill carnival.

Howie Long

Howie Long

The week of the Super Bowl takes on a carnival atmosphere. There are so many media commitments. There are so many NFL commitments, buses being shuttled from here to there. You are practicing at unfamiliar places. You are asked to do things that are outside of the norm of your typical game week.

Win Butler

Win Butler

The film ‘Black Orpheus’ is one of my favorite films of all time, which is set in Carnival in Brazil.

Walshy Fire

Walshy Fire

Notting Hill is a very different carnival from anywhere else. This is an international city, so it represents everybody. You walk around every corner here, you’ll hear something new. It’s awesome.

Viv Richards

Viv Richards

The true Caribbean people… we are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco

The court jester had the right to say the most outrageous things to the king. Everything was permitted during carnival, even the songs that the Roman legionnaires would sing, calling Julius Caesar ‘queen,’ alluding, in a very transparent way, to his real, or presumed, homosexual escapades.

Tyler Shaw

Tyler Shaw

A friend and I were talking about how I don’t like carnival rides that make me dizzy. I looked up from the conversation and thought, ‘Dizzy – that sounds like a great title for a song.’ The next day, I went into the studio with some co-writers, and we wrote that song.

Travis Beacham

Travis Beacham

If you squint at ‘Deadwood,’ you can see ‘Game of Thrones’ coming. That’s the show that first got me thinking ‘Carnival Row’ could be a series.

Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek

Living in New York always felt to me like living in the middle of a carnival. It never stopped. There was something very exciting about it.

Slowthai

Slowthai

I’ve already done things I never believed I would. Even stepping out of Northampton and being in London – London always seemed like the big city I might go to for Carnival, go for a party and a chill and then head home.

Shanola Hampton

Shanola Hampton

I would love to visit Brazil. It’s one place I have not been. One of my dreams is to dance with the Carnival girls. I would love to experience a whole night of partying with them.

Roger Stone

Roger Stone

I believe the GOP should pitch its big-top tent around fiscal conservatism and a muscular foreign policy rather than carnival bark outside the sideshow tents of gay marriage and reproductive choice.

Roger Stone

Roger Stone

I believe the GOP should pitch its big-top tent around fiscal conservatism and a muscular foreign policy rather than carnival bark outside the sideshow tents of gay marriage and reproductive choice.

Rob Huebel

Rob Huebel

Can I play a southern character? You betcha. Can I do the voice of Tourist Dad and Carnival Barker? Ya betcha. Can I do Fix-It Felix? Ya betcha. But I don’t want to just play southern characters, so I hide it; I bury it. I tamp it down like a secret. Like a dirty little secret.

Roger Stone

Roger Stone

I believe the GOP should pitch its big-top tent around fiscal conservatism and a muscular foreign policy rather than carnival bark outside the sideshow tents of gay marriage and reproductive choice.

Rob Huebel

Rob Huebel

Can I play a southern character? You betcha. Can I do the voice of Tourist Dad and Carnival Barker? Ya betcha. Can I do Fix-It Felix? Ya betcha. But I don’t want to just play southern characters, so I hide it; I bury it. I tamp it down like a secret. Like a dirty little secret.

Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid

When I was a kid and the carnival would come to the shopping centre, I’d go down and talk to all the people running the rides. I like that whole lifestyle, moving from town to town in a nomadic existence.

Mike Birbiglia

Mike Birbiglia

How many people do you know who have thrown up on the Scrambler or a carnival ride? A lot of people, is the answer.

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