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Peng Shuai: European Union Wants 'Verifiable Proof' Chinese Tennis Player Is Safe

Nov 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Peng Shuai, a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player, dropped out of public view after accusing a former Communist Party official of sexual assault.

Davis Cup: Two-time Champions Croatia Beat Italy 2-1 In Turin To Enter Semis

Nov 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

With the singles squared, the top-ranked doubles team of Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic had no trouble seeing off Fabio Fognini and Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-4 in the decider on Monday.


Ramkumar Ramanathan Wins Maiden ATP Challenger Tour Singles Title In Manama

Ramkumar Ramanathan, who had lost six ATP Challenger finals in his career before, beat Russia's Evgeny Karlovskiy 6-1 6-4 in 68 minutes to claim his singles maiden title.

Davis Cup Finals Tennis: World No.1 Novak Djokovic Gives Serbia Winning Start Over Austria

Nov 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic defeated Dennis Novak 6-3, 6-2 to help Serbia win against Austria. Dusan Lajovic had earlier outshined Gerald Melzer in three sets in Group F To give Serbia the lead on Friday.


Peng Shuai Saga: Beijing's Grip On Power And Stifling Of China's #MeToo Movement

Peng Shuai, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, had been out of the public eye since November 2, 2021 when she penned a since-deleted social media post accusing former Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual misconduct.

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22 November, 2021

Peng Shuai's Video Call: IOC Playing Into China's Hands?

Associated Press (AP)

A three-time Olympian, Peng Shuai accused Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on social media in China, which was immediately taken down on its heavily censored Internet.


22 November, 2021

Alexander Zverev Beats Daniil Medvedev, Lifts ATP Finals Trophy For 2nd Time

Associated Press (AP)

The ATP Finals title culminates quite a year for Alexander Zverev, who also won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and has now finished 2021 with more wins on tour — 59, one more than Daniil Medvedev — than anyone else.


21 November, 2021

Peng Shuai VIDEO: Missing Chinese Tennis Star Seen At Youth Tournament In Beijing

Associated Press (AP)

The women’s professional tour threatened to pull events out of China unless the safety of the former No. 1 doubles player was assured.


21 November, 2021

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Beats Novak Djokovic, Sets Up Title Clash Vs Daniil Medvedev

Associated Press (AP)

The result means Novak Djokovic can’t match Roger Federer’s record of six titles at the season-ending event for the top eight players. At least not this year.


21 November, 2021

#WhereIsPengShuai: Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Star Posted Online

Associated Press (AP)

The state TV employee wrote the photos, which cannot be seen by most internet users in China, were on Peng Shuai’s account on the WeChat message service with the comment, “Happy Weekend".


20 November, 2021

Where is Peng Shuai? Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Star Posted Online

Associated Press (AP)

Peng Shuai, 35, hasn't been seen in public since posting a statement on social media this month accusing Zhang Gaoli, a former member of the ruling inner circle of power, of forcing her to have sex despite repeated refusals.


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20 November, 2021

Australian Open Tennis: Novak Djokovic’s Bid For 21st Grand Slam In Jeopardy After Vaccination Rules Revealed

Associated Press (AP)

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley confirmed on Saturday that every person will need to be fully vaccinated while in the tournament.


20 November, 2021

Where Is Peng Shuai? Why Isn't The International Olympic Committee Speaking Out?

Associated Press (AP)

The IOC seems content to go along with this ridiculous, clumsy ruse, not wanting to do anything to rock the billion-dollar party it will be staging in and around Beijing starting February 4.


20 November, 2021

ATP Finals: Casper Ruud Joins Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev In Semis

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Casper Ruud will face Daniil Medvedev, while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev will renew their budding rivalry.


19 November, 2021

Doubts Over Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai's Email Raise Safety Concerns

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese officials have said nothing publicly since the accusation about two weeks ago by Peng Shuai that she was sexually assaulted by a former top government official.


19 November, 2021

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Joins Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev In Semifinals

Associated Press (AP)

Alexander Zverev will meet Novak Djokovic in the semifinal of the season-ending event. Zverev lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open and US Open this year but won in the Tokyo Olympics.


18 November, 2021

Where Is Peng Shuai? China Silent On Missing Tennis Star Despite Global Pressure

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese officials have said nothing publicly since the accusation about two weeks ago by Peng Shuai that she was sexually assaulted by a former top government official.


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18 November, 2021

WTA Expresses Concerns Over Missing Chinese Tennis Player Peng Shuai

Associated Press (AP)

WTA CEO Steve Simon had called for a full investigation and demanded that Peng Shuai not be censored. Those expressing concern about Peng’s safety include tennis player Naomi Osaka.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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