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Why the Women’s Tennis Association rallied for Peng Shuai

Al Jazeera 02 Dec 2021
Game, set, and match to the @WTA in the grand slam for sports and human rights in #China! Steve Simon announces WTA’s decision to suspend tournaments in China… via @WTA https.//t.co/LlZ7yW86BQ @hrw @MinkysHighjinks @hrw ... China briefly stopped airing NBA games after Houston Rockets ...
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Shoppers in China could face jail for buying toy guns

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
True, he had bought dozens of toy guns on Taobao, the Alibaba shopping site, as props for his business designing shoot-em-up games for smartphones ... Mr Cheng, 47, a Taiwanese-American game designer, ended up spending three years in detention and prison ... "This really is a human rights disaster for China.".
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Feature: Opposed to politicizing sports, Iranian skiers eye Beijing Olympics

Sina 02 Dec 2021
The ambassador from China, a country set to host the Beijing Olympic Winter Games in February ... Not everyone present will have the opportunity to head to China's capital ... flag" in China. "I wish them success, and I hope they enjoy it in China," Saved Doroudi said.
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Beijing Winter Olympics plays pivotal role in bringing world together, says expert

China Daily 02 Dec 2021
China's commitment to hosting the Winter Olympics ... By carrying forward the Olympic motto of "Faster, Higher, Stronger, Together", China has sent a positive message to the world, and the 2022 Games would be a source of joy for people, especially during times of a pandemic, he said.
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Enes Kanter Freedom, social activist, celebrates US citizenship with new name

Times Telegram 02 Dec 2021
This season, Freedom has been vocal when it comes to China and its handling of human rights issues, leading to China banning the broadcast of Celtics games in the country ... China streaming service pulls Celtics games after Enes Kanter calls China's Xi 'brutal dictator'.
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WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past '22

News-Press Now 02 Dec 2021
The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there of sexual assault, could result in cancellations of those events beyond 2022, the head of the women's professional tennis tour told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
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WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past ’22

Pioneer Press 02 Dec 2021
The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there of sexual assault, could result in cancellations of those events beyond 2022, the head of the women’s professional tennis tour told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
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Arrest of Macau gambling boss Alvin Chau sinks casino shares

Irish Independent 02 Dec 2021
Marking a watershed development for the sector, authorities are adopting a zero-tolerance approach to the promotion of gambling in mainland China, where it is illegal, and are seeking to rein in the flow of Chinese gambling-related funds into Macau and other gaming hubs – outflows that China has deemed a national security risk.
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China and global challenges

The News International 02 Dec 2021
China has taken some surprising yet bold steps to combat the three major global challenges ... China has been a beneficiary of market-led economic growth ... By 2018, China had 373 billionaires – 331 new billionaires were added between 2008 and 2018, with the top one percent increasing its share in national wealth from 21.
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Business Briefs

News-Press Now 02 Dec 2021
A disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts — including one belonging to a fictitious Swiss biologist — to spread an unfounded claim that the U.S. pressured scientists to blame China for the coronavirus, Facebook said Wednesday ... Northwest advances to Super Region 3 title game.
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WTA suspends all tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai situation

Yahoo Daily News 02 Dec 2021
While longtime IOC member Dick Pound said Wednesday that everyone who witnessed the call "unanimously" agreed that Peng was fine, the IOC's impartiality has been called into question, as the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics are taking place in China.  ... AB will miss at least 2 more games for Buccaneers with nagging ankle injury.
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2022 Beijing Winter Games: China concerned about COVID-19 omicron effect on Olympics and Paralympics

Zeenews 01 Dec 2021
At a daily briefing on Tuesday, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said omicron would ‘certainly bring some challenges in terms of prevention and control’ ... .
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China in claim about controlling coronavirus ahead of Olympics

Beijing News 01 Dec 2021
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian has reacted by claiming that China's coronavirus expertise will protect the Games ... In response to a Match TV request, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that a playbook would ensure a "safe and secure" Games for "all competitors and the people of China.".
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Roundup: China, Africa pledge to step up cooperation

Sina 01 Dec 2021
Meanwhile, both China and Africa are committed to the sustained and sound development of the Olympic Games and oppose the politicization of sports, it said, adding that the African side supports China in hosting the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and wishes the games complete success.
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Len Calderone: The shell game

Walker & Catoosa County News 01 Dec 2021
Is the little ball under shell one, two or three? Most of us are familiar with this game. It appears that Russia and China are playing this game using counties instead of shells. This is a dangerous game being played and it seems that our President is nodding off rather than paying attention ... China is also Russia’s leading trading partner.
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