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On Sunday, Dec. 19, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appeared on video stating that she never made any allegations of being victimized of sexual abuse and that her former post to Weibo is a source about which "people have many misunderstandings."
Peng Shuai Retracts Sexual Allegations in First Public Appearance in Almost 3 Weeks
In her first public appearance after nearly three weeks Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denied ever having alleged being sexually assaulted by a high-ranking CCP official in what appears to be an attempt to soothe...
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Zhang Gaoli’s ‘Online Presence’ Goes Viral After Olympic Committee’s Video Call With Peng Shuai
Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been in the spotlight after she accused former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault earlier this month. She has not been seen since.  In response, the International...
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ATP Faces Criticism For Not Acting Against Communist China Regarding Peng Shuai Issue
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s tennis, is facing criticism for not joining up with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to suspend tournaments in communist China as a protest against...
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Zhang Gaoli’s Alleged Sex Assault of Peng Shuai Included in US Bipartisan Resolution
The sexual assault allegations against former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli by professional tennis player Peng Shuai continue to rage in the international community. In a rare move, members of both parties in the United...
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UN Ratifies Olympic Truce as Several Nations Boycott Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
On Dec. 2, the United Nations (UN) ratified an Olympic Truce ahead of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, to promote peace and solidarity in the field of sports. However, 20 nations have chosen not to...
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China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows Cracks in Beijing’s Propaganda Apparatus
When Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accused former vice premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on Nov. 2, authorities turned to a tried-and-true strategy of completely burying the allegations. At home, the country’s censors scrubbed...
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WTA Officially Pulls Out of China Over Peng Shuai Disappearance
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has decided to end all tournaments in China over concerns surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose safety has been in doubt since she accused a former regime leader of...
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Beijing Tells World to Stop ‘Politicizing’ Peng Shuai’s Sexual Assault Allegation
The whereabouts and safety of tennis star Peng Shuai have become a matter of international concern in the weeks after she posted a message on social media alleging that she was coerced into having sex by...
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International Pressure Over Peng Shuai’s Disappearance Creates a Political Dilemma for Xi
News analysis Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai came out on social media to make a prominent “#MeToo” allegation against China’s former vice premier Zhang Gaoli. Her Nov. 2 post was quickly scrubbed from the internet...
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Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Talks to IOC, Women’s Tennis Association Calls For Probe
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai recently held talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), bringing an end to weeks of speculation about her fate. She had earlier disappeared from public eye after accusing a high-ranking...
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Peng Shuai’s Whereabouts Unknown After She Supposedly Withdrew Sexual Assault Allegation Involving Retired Chinese Vice-Premier
Professional tennis player Peng Shuai has not been seen since going public with sexual assault allegations against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Nov. 2. Peng described in her Weibo post how she had agreed...
Chinese Tennis Champion Peng Shuai Missing After Sexual Allegations Against Former Communist Official
After making sexual accusations about a former Politburo official, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has been missing for the past 10 days, sending shockwaves of concern throughout the tennis community. Peng’s message of her accusations,...