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Podcast | Peng Shuai, Beijing 2022 and the DBU’s Qatar boycott… sport’s complex year ahead

Discussion covers Peng Shuai’s sexual assault allegations, the WTA's response and the DBU's World Cup protest.

2 December 2021 SportsPro
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As tennis star Peng Shuai’s generates headlines worldwide, SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly is joined by China Sports Insider’s Mark Dreyer and Professor Simon Chadwick, global professor of sport at Emlyon Business School.

In this episode of the SportsPro Podcast the panel discuss the local reaction to Peng Shuai’s sexual assault allegations against former vice premier Zhang Goali and consider the WTA’s response. With a US-led diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 possible, they ask whether sport’s relationship with China is changing.

Then SportsPro staff writer Rory Jones talks to Danish Football Union (DBU) chief executive Jakob Jensen about its promotional boycott of the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup.

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