Once the world’s No. 1 Martina Navratilova It was full of praise for the WTA and their decision to suspend all tournaments scheduled for next year in China. The WTA has made numerous attempts to make direct contact with Peng Shuai, but all attempts have failed.
WTA makes a fundamental decision after Peng went missing in China after accusing the former Deputy Prime Minister of sexual assault and China did not give them verifiable evidence that Peng was really safe and healthy. Was given. Navratilova has blown up the IOC. The IOC has issued two statements claiming that the pen is safe and well-behaved.
“This is a brave stance by Steve Simon and the WTA, putting the principle above $ and supporting women everywhere, especially Peng Shuai,” Navratilova tweeted. “Well, @ IOC?!? # IOC-I can hardly hear it so far !!!”
WTA Suspicion Peng is actually safe and healthy
“Unfortunately, Chinese leadership does not address this very serious problem in a reliable way.
We now know where Peng is, but we have serious doubts that she is free and safe and has not been censored, coerced or threatened. The WTA has clarified what is needed here, and has repeatedly called for a complete and transparent investigation of Peng Shuai’s sexual assault charges without censorship, “said WTA CEO Steve Simon. Announced in a statement released on Wednesday.
“As a result, with the full support of the WTA Board, we are announcing the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong. Conscientiously, how can I ask athletes? I don’t know. Peng Shuai isn’t allowed to communicate freely and competes there when he appears to be under pressure to contradict her allegations of sexual assault.
Given the current situation, we are also very concerned about the risks faced by all players and staff when we hold an event in China in 2022. ”
– Tennis Sports
Martina Navratilova praises WTA and tears IOC about Peng Shuai’s actions
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