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

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
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
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