Pound responds to IOC criticism over tennis player Peng Shuai

Pound on the situation with tennis player Peng Shuai: everyone needs to be sure she’s okay MOSCOW, 30 Nov – International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Richard Pound has denied claims that the organization has vouched for the safety of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai to avoid conflict with Beijing. Earlier, the human rights organization Human… Continue reading Pound responds to IOC criticism over tennis player Peng Shuai

WTA head remains concerned about Chinese tennis player Shuai

WTA head remains concerned about Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai MOSCOW, November 27 – The head of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Steve Simon remains concerned about the fate of China’s Peng Shuai, a spokesman for the organization said. “Simon has contacted Peng Shuai through various communication channels. He sent her two emails, her responses… Continue reading WTA head remains concerned about Chinese tennis player Shuai

IOC President plans to meet tennis player Peng Shuai in January

IOC President said he plans to meet with tennis player Peng Shuai in January MOSCOW, 25 Nov – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that during a video call, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai suggested that she meet in Beijing in January. In early November, 35-year-old Peng Shuai on her Weibo account, according… Continue reading IOC President plans to meet tennis player Peng Shuai in January

Chinese Foreign Ministry urged not to politicize the situation around tennis player Peng Shuai

Chinese Foreign Ministry urged not to politicize the situation around tennis player Peng Shuai BEIJING, 23 Nov – At a briefing on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian urged not to politicize the situation around tennis player Peng Shuai, who did not get in touch for some time after she accused influential politician Zhang… Continue reading Chinese Foreign Ministry urged not to politicize the situation around tennis player Peng Shuai

British Foreign Office is extremely concerned about the fate of the tennis player from China

The British Foreign Office is extremely concerned about the fate of the tennis player from China, despite her conversation with Bach LONDON, 22 Nov – The British Foreign Office is extremely concerned about the fate of tennis player Peng Shuai, despite her conversation with IOC President Thomas Bach, the department’s press service said. In early… Continue reading British Foreign Office is extremely concerned about the fate of the tennis player from China

WTA worries about Chinese woman Peng Shuai despite conversation with IOC head

WTA worries over Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai despite talking to IOC head MOSCOW, 22 Nov – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) remains worried about Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, despite her conversation with International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach, as well as online videos of her dinner with friends, Reuters reported. On Saturday,… Continue reading WTA worries about Chinese woman Peng Shuai despite conversation with IOC head

IOC head makes video call with tennis player Peng Shuai after scandal

IOC President made a video call with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, caught in a scandal MOSCOW, Nov 21 – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach made a video call with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, who disappeared for a while after being accused of sexual assault against influential politician Zhang Gaoli, according to… Continue reading IOC head makes video call with tennis player Peng Shuai after scandal