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Olympic official rejects Peng Shuai video call criticism as ‘silly’

2 months ago·Beijing, China
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Dick Pound defends IOC saying it was able to reach missing Chinese tennis star while others could notA senior Olympic official has defended his organisation’s efforts to confirm the safety of Peng Shuai, dismissing criticism as “silly” and saying no one else had been able to get in touch with the tennis star who went missing after publishing allegations of sexual assault.
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Olympic official rejects Peng Shuai video call criticism as ‘silly’

Dick Pound defends IOC saying it was able to reach missing Chinese tennis star while others could notA senior Olympic official has defended his organisation’s efforts to confirm the safety of Peng Shuai, dismissing criticism as “silly” and saying no one else had been able to get in touch with the tennis star who went missing after publishing allegations of sexual assault.Dick Pound, who has held a variety of posts with the IOC over 45 years and …

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Olympics Official Slams Critics of Peng Shuai Call as ‘Silly’

(Bloomberg) -- Long-time International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has dismissed claims the organization vouched for the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai to avoid angering Beijing and credited it with getting in touch with her when others couldn’t.Continue Reading. Read more on Politics by BloombergQuint.

2 months ago
Ownership:Michael Bloomberg, The Vanguard Group, Howard Buffett, BlackRock
Bloomberg

Olympics Official Slams Critics of Peng Shuai Call as ‘Silly’

Long-time International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has dismissed claims the organization vouched for the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai to avoid angering Beijing and credited it with getting in touch with her when others couldn’t.

2 months ago·United States
Ownership:Michael Bloomberg, The Vanguard Group, Howard Buffett, BlackRock

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