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Peng Shuai: Criticism of China left to the sports federation

The case of Peng Shuai puts German sports in a quandary only months before the Winter Olympics in Beijing (February 4-20, 2022). In response to an inquiry by China.Table, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) issued a statement. However, it is rather ambiguous. Caught between “responsibility towards the athletes” and its “socio-political responsibility”, the association is trying to find a position. Sports boycott: absolutely not. Diplomatic boycott: others have to decide.

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