The WTA has called for verifiable proof of Peng Shuai’s safety. Photo: AP
The WTA has called for verifiable proof of Peng Shuai’s safety. Photo: AP
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Beijing warns against ‘politicising’ sport after WTA pulls out of China over Peng Shuai case

  • WTA chief Steve Simon says ‘I don’t see how I can ask our athletes to compete in China’ as concerns for former champion’s welfare grow following sexual assault claim
  • International Olympic Committee holds second video call with star and defends ‘quiet diplomacy’ after being hit by backlash

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The WTA has called for verifiable proof of Peng Shuai’s safety. Photo: AP
The WTA has called for verifiable proof of Peng Shuai’s safety. Photo: AP
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