Who said what in and around the badminton world over the past week?
“In one year I’ll be 27, which is still a golden age for badminton and having that extra year will give me more time to advance my skills, fitness and experience.”
Ng Ka Long Angus looks on the positive side of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponement.
“This is the best time to make full use of the sparring quality to get our game up, not just for the Thomas Cup but for the start of next season as well.”
“He used to literally walk on the court! You cannot walk on the court unless you know which area of the court the opponent is going to return to.”
“It’s not about money. We fight for glory. That’s what I love about badminton. It feels great to see the flag from the podium.”
“We’ve shown many times that we can beat the best, but we need to be more consistent.”
“The pandemic pushed me mentally over the edge with the cancellations of different events and the postponement of the Olympic Games.”
Jelle Maas on why he decided to retire from international badminton.