An editor for Chinese state broadcaster CGTN tweeted on Thursday that missing Chinese tennis champion Peng Shuai had sent an email to the women’s tennis federation chief about her decision to postpone the tournament in China, prompting the country’s concerns about the international community. in the midst of continuous efforts to remove about his disappearance.
The editor of CGTN said that a “confirmed source” told him about the email, which allegedly appeared on Peng’s “ShockOn the WTA’s “unfair” decision to postpone events in that country, and to refrain from commenting on whether to tour.
It came a day after the WTA suspended all tour events in China, citing Peng’s disappearance from public view following sexual assault allegations leveled against a former Chinese politician.
WTA did not respond Businesshala‘ Inquiry about the alleged email.
NS Global Times, a newspaper run by the Chinese Communist Party, said the WTA is “opening up”. Pandora’s BoxAccused the tour of being a “treacher of Olympic spirit” by suspending events in China and politicizing tennis.
The International Olympic Committee, which has been under global pressure to address Peng’s disappearance, said in a statement on Thursday that “an IOC team” made a second video call This is called “quiet diplomacy” to ensure Peng’s safety.