After weeks of speculation on the whereabouts of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, Peng was finally seen in public last week and spoke with IOC president Thomas Bach via video call.
Videos of Peng surfaced eating at a restaurant and attending a youth tennis tournament, but the videos were posted by the editor and chief of the Global Times — a Chinese state media outlet — raising concerns as to whether Peng was moving about on her own free will.
The video call with Peng seemed to be enough for the IOC, because Peng “appeared to be relaxed” on the call.
“I was relieved to see that Peng Shuai was doing fine, which was our main concern. She appeared to be relaxed. I offered her our support and