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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.
Ernie Johnson Jr.

Ernie Johnson Jr.

I grew up going to Catholic school and I was altar boy even going back to the days where the altar boys had to learn the Latin clergy for mass.

William Mapother

William Mapother

I would not call myself Catholic anymore, but I went to 16 years of Catholic school: grade school, high school and college.

William Forsythe

William Forsythe

I went to Catholic school, and there was this teacher, a Brother, who saw I could go either way, good or bad. He took an interest in me and got me to do a play. I got hooked on acting, and it gave me something constructive to do. I had a lot of energy.

Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu

I grew up as a kind of nondenominational Christian. I have two uncles who are Baptist ministers. I went to a Samoan church when I was younger. I went to a Catholic school, so I was actually able to experience a lot of different religions. Mormonism, as well. My father in-law, who I’m very close with, is a Muslim.

Tim Heidecker

Tim Heidecker

When I was a kid I went to Catholic school, and they used to drag us out to pro-life rallies and stuff full of crazy people.

Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally

So nonetheless given the importance that was placed on sport in Australia, I wanted to be part of that scene, particularly since I had felt very strongly in my early schooling being marginalised even in the Catholic school.

Theo Rossi

Theo Rossi

The reason I went to an all-boys Catholic school was because they had the best football team. We won the state championship my junior year. It was super-competitive. We lost in the semifinals my senior year, and it still haunts me.

Terry Fox

Terry Fox

One Roman Catholic School I will never forget. They sang a song to receive me. Part of the words were, ‘Thank you, Lord, for giving us Terry.’ It was beautiful; it really brought tears to my eyes.

Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles

I’ve had a righteous streak since as long as I can remember. I never tolerated bullying from kids or authority, no matter the case. I got into trouble for calling things how I saw it in my early years at Catholic school, but I couldn’t help myself.

Sonya Hartnett

Sonya Hartnett

I spent three years at RMIT doing a bachelor of arts and media studies. It was a hugely formative experience. As someone who had a private Catholic school upbringing, the world suddenly became a much bigger and better place for me.

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler

I have real good parents. I have two brothers, and we got good educations. My parents didn’t have a whole lot of money, but they spent the money they had on private school for us, Catholic school.

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler

My school was pretty much all African Americans, but it was still a little tough to be in because I didn’t have a lot of money. And when I came back to my neighborhood, it was tough to fit in there, too, because I was wearing Catholic school clothes, and I had two parents, which was rare.

Robert Del Naja

Robert Del Naja

I’ve always been interested in Catholic iconography. My dad’s from Naples and I was brought up in a Roman Catholic school.

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler

I have real good parents. I have two brothers, and we got good educations. My parents didn’t have a whole lot of money, but they spent the money they had on private school for us, Catholic school.

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler

My school was pretty much all African Americans, but it was still a little tough to be in because I didn’t have a lot of money. And when I came back to my neighborhood, it was tough to fit in there, too, because I was wearing Catholic school clothes, and I had two parents, which was rare.

Robert Del Naja

Robert Del Naja

I’ve always been interested in Catholic iconography. My dad’s from Naples and I was brought up in a Roman Catholic school.

Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung

I’m constantly thinking about design, shapes, patterns and colors, so I just want to be more of a blank canvas. But there is a comfort in knowing what you’re going to wear, and that probably comes from Catholic school, where I wore a uniform for 10 years.

Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg

When I was fourteen, Mom and Dad sent me to St. Joseph High School, the Catholic school up the hill from our place, housed in a 1950s-era tan brick building sometimes confused for a light industrial structure due to the surprisingly high smokestack of its old incinerator.

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

We didn’t have the phrase ‘style icon’ when I was young, but I have to say, I really copied Bob Dylan when I was younger: a little bit of Bob Dylan or a lot of Bob Dylan and the French symbolist poets – I liked how they dressed – and Catholic school boys.

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