Tennis star Peng Shuai should not be politicised, China’s foreign ministry says. Photo: AFP
Tennis star Peng Shuai should not be politicised, China’s foreign ministry says. Photo: AFP

China calls for end to ‘malicious hyping’ of Peng Shuai controversy

  • Foreign ministry says the tennis star’s well-being is not a diplomatic matter and should not be politicised
  • His remarks follow a video meeting between Peng and the head of the International Olympic Committee which failed to reassure some critics

Tennis star Peng Shuai should not be politicised, China’s foreign ministry says. Photo: AFP
Tennis star Peng Shuai should not be politicised, China’s foreign ministry says. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE