Opinion | Enes Kanter: Move the Olympics for Peng Shuai’s Sake
The IOC shockingly echoes Beijing’s rhetoric on the tennis star’s disappearance.
There may be a sport that hasn’t sold its soul:
China issued ultimatum over missing star
In a stern ultimatum, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has threatened to pull tournaments from China unless satisfactory evidence of missing player Peng Shuai’s safety is issued soon.
WTA threatens to pull tennis tournaments out of China over Peng
Outcry over Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s whereabouts escalated as the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) threatened to pull tournaments out of China over her disappearance and the White House asked Beijing to prove she was safe.
And here are a couple of formal statements from the WTA:
WTA seeks full, fair and transparent investigation into sexual assault allegations against former Chinese leader
The WTA also calls for end of censorship against Peng Shuai.
Statement by Steve Simon, WTA Chairman & CEO
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Kudos to the WTA.