Today : Wednesday - Apr 23, 2014, 09:29pm (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

Sports News
 

Being loser turned me into bigger star: Amir Khan

Sunday - Oct 14, 2012, 06:24pm (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

London - Boxing star Amir Khan has reckons being a loser has turned him into a bigger star, despite his career being on the brink of meltdown.

The former world light-welterweight champion has suffered shock consecutive defeats to Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia in the last 10 months.

Despite those massive setbacks, the exciting Bolton brawler reckons his fanbase has grown, particularly after the fourth-round KO against Garcia in July.

"I'm shocked because I'm probably more famous now than I was before I was world champion. It was hard, don't get me wrong. It was hard to come out and face people. I was quite embarrassed at times to see people who I know had supported me, that might be laughing at me," The Sun quoted Khan, as saying.

"But they said, 'We didn't know you had so much heart to come off the floor and keeping fighting so hard'," he added.

Khan starts working under new trainer Virgil Hunter in San Francisco tomorrow ahead of his make-or-break clash against unbeaten Carlos Molina in Los Angeles on December 15, and appeared to partly blame Roach for his career crisis.

He said: "I've got a lot left. I've made a mistake but I've learnt from a mistake before and come back stronger and I'm going to do it again."

"I thought that defeat would ruin my career and status but it hasn't affected me one bit," he added.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus

Other Articles:
'Flat broke' Evander Holyfield's road to ruin revealed! (14th Oct, 2012)
Amir Khan's pals to disclose identities of thugs KO'd during £100k carjack (14th Oct, 2012)
Brit school branded ‘sexist’ for charging rowing fee from girls (14th Oct, 2012)
I get mobbed at shops, says Jessica Ennis (14th Oct, 2012)
Pakistan Hockey Federation requires complete overhaul: Ex-Olympian Shahnaz (14th Oct, 2012)
Amir Khan vows to fight 'with brains, not balls' under new coach Virgil Hunter (14th Oct, 2012)
Frank Bruno reveals 'harrowing experiences' at hospital after being locked up over 'mental illness'! (14th Oct, 2012)
Hamilton still hopeful of saying his goodbyes at McLaren after losing out on chance to Button' (14th Oct, 2012)
'History proves most men are sexist,' says Tyson (14th Oct, 2012)
A 3 Cuban soccer players defect to Canada before FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier (14th Oct, 2012)
Hulkenberg battles to finish sixth in Korea (14th Oct, 2012)
Bhullar wins Macau Open golf (14th Oct, 2012)
Paes, Stepanek win doubles title (14th Oct, 2012)
Azarenka, Goerges in Linz final (14th Oct, 2012)
Vettel wins Korean GP, takes championship lead (14th Oct, 2012)
Watson ends Britain's 24-Year wait for WTA title (14th Oct, 2012)
Africa Nations Cup qualifier cancelled after fans riot (14th Oct, 2012)
Injured Walcott to miss England's WC qualifier in Poland (14th Oct, 2012)
Alex Reid still loves ex-wife Katie Price, says Chantelle Houghton (14th Oct, 2012)
UCI head Pat McQuaid 'shocked and angry' at evidence in USADA's 'Armstrong report' (14th Oct, 2012)
'126 ex-footballers behind bars over working secretly with drug cartels in greed of money, lavish lifestyle' (14th Oct, 2012)
Biographer exposes murky truth about Armstrong's 'drug bus' in new book! (14th Oct, 2012)
Woman who lift lid on Armstrong's doping scandal 'tormented and intimidated' by cyclist, allies (14th Oct, 2012)
'Di Resta's F1 future safe at Force India,' says Robert Fernley (14th Oct, 2012)
Millionairess` Petra Ecclestone visits designer store with 75pc off in LA (14th Oct, 2012)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use