The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

“Dare to win, dare to lose.”

Aaron Chia reveals his and Soh Wooi Yik’s approach against Daniel Marthin/Leo Rolly Carnando in the first men’s doubles match of the Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) 2022 final.

“We need to play (a) sport, not because you will get a career like mine, but because sports teach you about losing.”

Pullela Gopichand on life lessons sports dish out, including facing failures.

“Excited for the next chapter and giving back to badminton in a coaching capacity.”

Sam Magee upon announcing his retirement.

“I wasn’t afraid to challenge people older or better than me. I was not afraid to lose.”

Yeo Jia Min shares how she progressed through the ranks as a youngster in Singapore.

“Our trust in young players has resulted in a great achievement. It indicates that the regeneration of players has gone well.”

PBSI President Agung Firman Sampurna following Indonesia’s success in the women’s competition at BATC.

“Reaching the final is a milestone for Uganda since this is our first time.”

Team captain Husina Kobugabe after making history for her country at the All Africa Men’s & Women’s Team Championships 2022.

“I would like to assist my fellow players achieve their dreams and help out with their requests around competing on the international circuit.”

Greysia Polii’s promise after being elected Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission. Read.

“It’s why we are getting up in the mornings, because we know it’s just around the corner.”

Sean Vendy waiting impatiently for the YONEX All England Open 2022.

“To make this sport more popular in Kazakhstan. This is my goal.”

Artur Niyazov, who represented his nation at BATC, on what he is eager to do for badminton.