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Who's saying what in Guangzhou

world Updated: Nov 14, 2010 12:03 IST

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Who's saying what at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou:


"They are tough little guys who will not go away." - Pauliasi Taulava of the Philippines basketball team on his Kuwaiti rivals after their 76-69 win.

"Beach volleyball is not very popular in our country because people can't wear sexy clothes. Besides the sand is too soft to train." - Malaysia's Teck Hua Luk on the slow development of the sport at home.

"I have had a visa problem and and had no time to practice. I have no boat and I had to use the boat provided by the organisers. I used to paddle rafts." - India's Vikram Bhandari after a poor first run in the men's kayak competition.

"I think my opponent was from Syria but I am not too sure." - Chinese chess player Hou Yifan.

"A soldier who does not want to be a general is not a good soldier." - Chinese women's cricket team manager Liu Rongyao on his squad's ambitions to become world champions.

"I eat well, sleep well, get in a good mood and most importantly fix the wheel." - Vladimir Tuychiev of Uzbekistan on his track cycling preparations.

"I have never seen such a referee in the world before. I think something is wrong with him and he needs to have a medical check." - Malaysian football coach Rajagobal Krishnasamy blasts Australian referee Ben Williams who sent-off three of his players in the 3-0 defeat to China.