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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.
Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta

People anyway didn’t take me seriously because of the way I look. And for some reason, there’s this Indian perception that sportspersons should look wanting, they should look like they’ve put up a real struggle.

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta

Doubles does not have adequate support, promotion and sponsorship and budding shuttlers are more keen to take up singles.

Julian Nagelsmann

Julian Nagelsmann

My philosophy is to attack the opponents near their own goal because your own way to the goal is not as along, if you get the ball higher up.

June Brown

June Brown

A little girl once wrote to me saying she was coming to live with me – because Dot always stuck up for her son.

June Brown

June Brown

I was having the worst year of my life before the offer from ‘EastEnders’ came through. I was 58, my kids were grown up, and I had no money and few offers.

June Brown

June Brown

My views are politically incorrect. Such as why we allow children to say what they think. It’s not how to bring up children. And now people give their children choices, like what they want to eat. Kids can’t deal with choices.

Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Honestly, I hated Dirk growing up. As I got older and wiser, obviously I was really able to appreciate his greatness as I learned the game of basketball.

Justin Gatlin

Justin Gatlin

You have people who are out there age 30-plus still competing on the grand stage. If I keep in shape, keep to a certain speed and turn it up when I need to, I think I will be able to get out there and run what I need to run.

Justin Kan

Justin Kan

I can’t promise you will succeed if you stick with your start-up. What I can promise is that if you give up, you won’t possibly succeed.

Justin Kan

Justin Kan

I’m biased, but I see people who have great ideas and are working on things that could be successful, but they give up.

Justin Kan

Justin Kan

Surround yourself with people who do what you want to do, and eventually you’ll wake up to find yourself doing the same.

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta

It is not fair; we live in such a hypocritical society where only film stars are supposed to dress up. It is almost like the shabbier you look, the more focused you are in your game.

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