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IOC Holds Second Video Call With Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai: ‘Appeared To Be Safe And Well’

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2021
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Following the news that the Women’s Tennis Association has suspended all WTA tournaments in China — including in Hong Kong — the International Olympics Committee (IOC) announced a second call with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai held on Wednesday. 

“We share the same concern as many other people and organisations about the well-being and safety of Peng Shuai,” the IOC said in a statement. “This is why, just yesterday, an IOC team held another video call with her. We have offered her wide-ranging support, will stay in regular touch with her, and have...

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