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Peng Shuai says allegation was 'enormous misunderstanding'

The Week | 07/02/2022 12:29 PM | Click to read full article

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has told a French newspaper that international concern over her well-being is based on "an enormous misunderstanding" and she denied having accused a Chinese official of sexual assault.

Also Monday, the International Olympic Committee released a statement saying IOC President Thomas Bach had dinner with Peng on Saturday, and she attended the China-Norway curling match with IOC member Kirsty Coventry.