Peng Shuai’s interview with L’Equipe leaves unanswered questions

Insights 02/11/22, 05:46

The Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, who had a sexual relationship with former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli beginning 10 years ago, disappeared for several days and only showed up for photos at events arranged by Chinese officials, making the outside world even more worried about her safety.  Marc Ventouillac, a reporter ...

Australian Open reversed Peng Shuai T-shirt ban after public outcry

Human Rights 01/26/22, 20:35

After a worldwide outcry, the Australian Open organizers on Monday, Jan. 24, lifted a ban on T-shirts supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. Last Friday, Jan. 21, security asked spectators to remove T-shirts and a banner that said "Where is Peng Shuai?" before entering the grounds. Video link:https://twitter.com/MattWalshMedia/status/1485052235251957760?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1485052235251957760%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.breitbart.com%2Fsports%2F2022%2F01%2F23%2Fwatch-australian-open-fans-asked-to-remove-t-shirts-asking-where-is-peng-shuai%2F  Peng Shuai accused former Chinese ...

After WTA, ITF suspended China’s events in 2022

China 12/14/21, 21:44

Reuters reported on December 9th, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has become the second international sports organization to suspend all Tennis World Tour events held in China. Before, the International Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced the cancellation of all events in China (including Hong Kong). An ITF source did not reveal ...

US women’s basketball team supports Peng Shuai and WTA’s actions

Basketball 12/12/21, 02:04

The United States National Women's Basketball Association (WNBA), Atlanta Dream team—on Wednesday, Dec. 8, announced that it supported Chinese women's tennis player Peng Shuai and the International Women's Tennis Association. (WTA). On Nov. 2, Peng Shuai claimed that she was sexually assaulted by Zhang Gaoli, the former Vice Premier of China. ...

The Women’s Tennis Association shocks the NBA by publicly defying China

China 12/04/21, 16:20

For decades, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has violated human rights. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) took a firm stance against this authoritarian regime. In early November, the tennis player considered the best doubles player in tennis made a post on a Chinese social network alleging that China’s former vice premier, ...

EU demands proof of Peng Shuai’s condition

China 12/01/21, 02:16

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the European Union demanded credible evidence that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe. "The EU requests the Chinese government to provide verifiable proof of Peng Shuai's safety, wellbeing and whereabouts," the EU's foreign service said in a statement, according to Reuters. Since disappearing on Nov. 2 after alleging that ...

Report: China media bans coverage on Peng Shuai amid her alleged disappearance

China 11/22/21, 06:44

The Chinese propaganda organs censored press coverage of tennis star Peng Shuai as authorities instructed local media to block reporting on the three-time Olympian. Peng has allegedly disappeared after posting an essay on her verified Weibo account, a Chinese social media. She accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of pressuring her ...

How authentic are Peng Shuai updates from Chinese state media

China 11/22/21, 01:59

Chinese state media is responding to international pressure about tennis star Peng Shuai with videos of her appearing in public places, but suspicious details still remain, according to reports. Over the weekend, Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of Chinese state media Global Times, had been posting videos and images of Peng Shuai online ...

Peng Shuai reappears in Beijing, according to photos

China 11/21/21, 20:59

Official photos of a tennis tournament in Beijing on Sunday, Nov. 21, revealed the presence of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai.  Dressed in a dark blue jacket and white trousers, Shuai was seated among the guests at the Fila Kids Junior Tennis Challenger Finals, in reference to the images shared on ...

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