‘When politics interferes with sport, the result is not good’: Novak Djokovic on banning Russian athletes from competing at Wimbledon

Tennis 04/22/22, 09:24

The Wimbledon Tournament, All England Club, announced on April 20, through a statement that it will ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This controversial decision will leave tennis players out of the oldest competition in the world. Novak Djokovic, the world number one, said it is "crazy" ...

US lawmakers: IOC kowtows to Beijing in Peng Shuai case

China 12/07/21, 02:17

A bipartisan pair of U.S. lawmakers have introduced a resolution condemning the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for helping the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)  justify the wrongdoing involving the tennis star Peng Shuai. The resolution was co-proposed by Representative Jennifer Wexton of the Democratic Party and Representative Mike Waltz of the ...

The Women’s Tennis Association shocks the NBA by publicly defying China

China 12/04/21, 16:20

For decades, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has violated human rights. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) took a firm stance against this authoritarian regime. In early November, the tennis player considered the best doubles player in tennis made a post on a Chinese social network alleging that China’s former vice premier, ...

WTA urges China to investigate Peng Shuai’s sexual assault allegation

China 11/15/21, 03:31

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is demanding China to investigate the case of sports star Peng Shuai who alleged she was sexually assaulted by a Chinese politician. They also require a stop in censorship against Shuai, who came out to tell her story on Chinese social media, Weibo, on Nov. 2. ...

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