Peng Shuai

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Tennis’s support for Peng Shuai has turned to dust with WTA’s China U-turn | Tumaini Carayol
The power of money has won out again as the game’s ruling body has decided to depart from its previous principled approach

Tumaini Carayol

13, Apr, 2023 @6:43 PM

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WTA will return to China after ending boycott over Peng Shuai concerns
The WTA is to host tournaments in China once more after ending its boycott over concerns about the safety of the Chinese player Peng Shuai

Tumaini Carayol and Amy Hawkins

13, Apr, 2023 @1:32 PM

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Activists to revisit controversial ‘Where is Peng Shuai’ protests at January Australian Open
One of the protesters, Drew Pavlou, says they want to ‘make trouble’ for Tennis Australia over its links to China

Henry Belot

26, Dec, 2022 @2:11 AM

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Peng Shuai demonstrators at Wimbledon allege harassment by security staff
Campaigners wearing T-shirts with name of Chinese tennis player say they were told not to approach anyone

Emine Sinmaz

04, Jul, 2022 @8:18 PM

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The Kamila Valieva case shows yet again that the IOC is betraying teen athletes
This rotten organisation stood by while the 15-year-old skater and her Olympic dreams were publicly crushed, says campaigner Sarah Klein

Sarah Klein

24, Feb, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Peng Shuai says Weibo post sparked ‘enormous misunderstanding’
Tennis player gave interview to L’Équipe on sidelines of Beijing Olympics, accompanied by Chinese official

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Feb, 2022 @3:54 PM

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IOC president vows to support Peng Shuai over sexual harassment allegations
The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has promised to support Peng Shuai if she calls for an investigation into her sexual harassment allegations

Sean Ingle in Beijing

03, Feb, 2022 @12:53 PM

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‘We will not stop’: ‘Where is Peng Shuai’ T-shirts appear at Australian Open final
Activists handing out ‘Where is Peng Shuai’ T-shirts at the Australian Open say they will take their campaign to other grand slams

Emma Kemp at Melbourne Park

29, Jan, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Peter Dutton labels Vladimir Putin an ageing dictator who is becoming ‘more irrational’
Australian defence minister says Russian invasion of Ukraine would disrupt world markets and ‘see tens of thousands of people die’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

27, Jan, 2022 @3:34 AM

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Tennis Australia’s flip-flop over ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ T-shirts shows it needs a human rights policy | Nikki Dryden
It remains unclear who at TA decides what is political, offensive or disruptive. Inconsistency of decision making and not knowing is the problem

Nikki Dryden

25, Jan, 2022 @4:58 AM

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Australian Open reverses its ban on ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ T-shirts
Tennis Australia has bowed to pressure and made a U-turn on its decision to ban T-shirts displaying messages of support for Peng Shuai

Emma Kemp at Melbourne Park

25, Jan, 2022 @2:43 AM

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Martina Navratilova says Tennis Australia is ‘capitulating’ to China over Peng Shuai
The tennis great has blasted the Australian Open after T-shirts and a banner in support of the Chinese player were confiscated

Emma Kemp at Melbourne Park

24, Jan, 2022 @6:07 AM

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