Say it again: The best sports quotes of 2014

As the year 2014 draws to a close, here is a list of some of the best quotes from the sporting world.

other Updated: Dec 28, 2014 04:11 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

2014 has been a year to remember in the world of sport, with major events like the Fifa World Cup, Indian Super League, India's tour of Australia, Indian Premier League, etc. providing their share of excitement, tension, anxiety and a whole lot of other emotions.

As this year draws to a close, here is a list of some of the best quotes from around the world.

MS Dhoni

Dismissing reports of a dressing room clash between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan during India's second Test against Australia in Brisbane, captain MS Dhoni laughs off the media speculation.

Phillip Hughes

Phillip Hughes' friend Corey Ireland, during the Australian cricketer's eulogy.

Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag's son's words inspired a vintage match-winning century from the opener for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League 2014 play-off match against Chennai Super Kings. Kings XI went on to lose the final against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Saeed Ajmal

Banned Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal doesn't pull any punches when discussing suspect actions.

Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, Atletico de Kolkata's co-owner, after his team won the final of the inaugural ISL against Kerala Blasters FC, which is co-owned by his former India teammate Sachin Tendulkar.

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Arjen Robben

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben speculates on the source of his manager Louis van Gaal's golden touch during the Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The Dutch went on to finish third in the tournament.

Luis Suarez

Uruguay's Luis Suarez gives his bizarre explanation after biting Italian player Giorgio Chiellini during a group match between the two sides in the Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

Lewis Hamilton

2014 F1 world champion and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on being asked what he did to celebrate his title win.

Novak Djokovic

Grigor Dimitrov has it all, according to tennis star Novak Djokovic.

Saina Nehwal

Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal on being asked about how she celebrated after winning the 2014 China Open Super Series women's singles title.

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First Published: Dec 28, 2014 02:17 IST