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China hits back at WTA boycott as IOC talks again to Peng Shuai
Foreign ministry says it is against politicising sport, as officials hold second video call with tennis star

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @10:48 AM

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WTA suspends tournaments in China amid concern for Peng Shuai
The WTA has announced the suspension of its tournaments in China amid concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai

Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson

01, Dec, 2021 @7:43 PM

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Olympic official rejects Peng Shuai video call criticism as ‘silly’
Dick Pound defends IOC saying it was able to reach missing Chinese tennis star while others could not

Helen Davidson and Vincent Ni

30, Nov, 2021 @12:27 PM

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China seeks to spin Peng Shuai’s #MeToo allegation into an ideological dispute
Analysis: experts say emphasis on the west and international diplomacy obfuscates the original allegation

Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent

25, Nov, 2021 @4:35 AM

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China condemns ‘malicious hyping’ over Peng Shuai
Foreign ministry takes unrepentant stance to concerns in west over wellbeing of tennis player

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Peng Shuai backlash leaves IOC facing familiar criticism over human rights
Analysis: Olympic committee is accused of engaging in a ‘publicity stunt’ by taking part in video call

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @4:37 PM

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WTA’s hardline approach to Peng Shuai presents China with new problem
Analysis: Up to now sports associations have rapidly backed down from rows with Beijing

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Serena Williams joins chorus of concern over whereabouts of Peng Shuai
Tennis star says she is ‘devastated and shocked’ over the disappearance of the Chinese player as others join calls for investigation

Tumaini Carayol and Vincent Ni

18, Nov, 2021 @7:46 PM

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‘Little Britain’: Chinese media weigh in on reports of spat between Liz Truss and UK envoy
Official newspaper calls Truss ‘radical populist’ after her alleged row with Caroline Wilson over UK’s hard line

Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Biden-Xi summit highlights tensions – and desire for cooperation
Analysis: while depth of division remains clear, leaders showed willingness to move in positive direction

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @3:05 PM

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China urges developed countries to take the lead in cutting out coal
After dilution of Cop26 wording, China says developing nations cannot make green transition without support

Vincent Ni

15, Nov, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Xi Jinping expected in talks to tell Joe Biden to ‘step back’ on Taiwan
War of words begins ahead of meeting, with US president warned Taiwan is China’s ‘ultimate red line’

Julian Borger in Washington and Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @10:53 AM

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