Sports

Sturdy Stance on China and Peng Shuai Helps Land WTA a New Title Sponsor

The WTA has been an outlier in its approach to China. The ATP, which operates the lads’s tennis tour, has not suspended its Chinese language tournaments, and different skilled leagues, together with the N.B.A., have been reticent to confront Chinese language authorities immediately. Peng has reappeared in current weeks and given some managed interviews, claiming

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Sports

Peng Shuai Meets IOC Chief at Winter Olympics: Newest Updates

BEIJING — Peng Shuai, the Chinese language tennis participant who largely disappeared from public life after making sexual abuse accusations in opposition to a political official in November, held a non-public assembly with Thomas Bach, the president of the Worldwide Olympic Committee, in Beijing. The 2 had dinner on Saturday on the Olympic Membership and

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Business

China Turns to Olympic Committee as Peng Shuai Scandal Lingers

When China’s leaders got here beneath strain to reply questions concerning the well being and whereabouts of Peng Shuai, the Chinese language tennis star, they turned to a pleasant face. They put Ms. Peng on a video call with members of the Worldwide Olympic Committee, a world sports activities group that for years has turned

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Technology

How China Censored Peng Shuai

This text is published with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative newsroom. When inconvenient information erupts on the Chinese language web, the censors soar into motion. Twenty minutes was all it took to mobilize after Peng Shuai, the tennis star and considered one of China’s most well-known athletes, went on-line and accused Zhang Gaoli, a former vice

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Sports

IOC Says It Held Second Video Name With Peng Shuai

The Worldwide Olympic Committee mentioned Thursday that it had held a second name with the Chinese language tennis participant Peng Shuai, attempting anew to deflect criticism of its light-touch strategy to China solely months earlier than the 2022 Winter Video games in Beijing. “We share the identical concern as many different folks and organizations in

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