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Australian Open reverses rule banning 'political' Peng Shuai T-shirts

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2022
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The Australian Open tennis tournament has reversed its ban on "political" T-shirts with the phrase "Where is Peng Shuai?"

The sport's governing body in Australia, Tennis Australia, said the shirts activists were wearing and planning to distribute to raise awareness about Shuai, a Chinese tennis star who disappeared in November of last year, would now be allowed into the tournament after they were denied entry over the weekend. Though banners will not be allowed in Melbourne Park, where the tournament is taking place, wearing the shirt will not be cause for denied entry.

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