Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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ITF chief doesn’t want ‘to punish billion Chinese people’ over Peng

The WTA recently suspended all tournaments in China amid what its chairman calls 'serious doubts' about the safety of Chinese player Peng, who accused a top Communist Party leader of sexual assault.

Tennis stars back ‘bold’ WTA move to suspend China events over Peng

The European Union, the UN, the US and Britain all have called for proof of Peng's whereabouts and well-being.

Chinese tennis star Peng reappears, speaks by video with IOC president

Following a global outcry, including from tennis superstars and the United Nations, Chinese state media reporters have released a flurry of footage purporting to show all is well with Peng.

Tennis stars told not to serve Melbourne hotel mice while in Covid quarantine

There has been confusion over infection numbers with several positive test results reclassified as 'viral shedding' from previous infections, which is not contagious.

More troubled tennis stars ‘test positive for Covid-19’ in Australian quarantine quarrels

Many pandemic-weary Melbourne residents have their own concerns about the potential Covid risk posed by the tournament.

Spectators to be allowed at French Open despite Covid-19 fears

The tournament will allow 11,500 spectators per day, split into three different zones, with strict social distancing measures in place and no movement between courts.

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