"Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed."

— LeBron Jame

"Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds." Happy World Athletics Day

“When you’re turning the crankset, you’re riding the bike. When you’re coasting, you’re just along for the ride.” 

Ned Overend 

“Everything negative — pressure, challenges — are all an opportunity for me to rise.

— Kobe Bryant

“You never give up. You do  a task to the best of your abilities and beyond.”

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do”

― John Wooden

“Great things never come  from comfort zones.” 

– Penny Oleksiak

“It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s all a matter of discipline.” 

Wilma Rudolph

“Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about winning and losing.”

Matt Biondi

“Make yourself an example, achieve it, but don’t hurt anyone on the way up.”

– Dawn Fraser

"Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, at some point, you will."

— Venus William

World Athletics Day Quotes, Wishes, History and Significance