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China Stays Hushed, IOC Mum on Peng Shuai Case as Beijing Olympics Loom

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The International Olympic Committee said it needs "to be discreet" when talking about this case while the Beijing Olympics are set to begin in February.
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