Sporting Life

Women's tennis offers a lesson in Peng Shuai case; protect your players

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai publicly accused China's former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - "Got Your Back."

All the time you hear this in sport, this sweat-dipped pledge to be there for each other. A promise to stand up for a teammate. A vow of solidarity from federations. A guarantee of support in tough times.

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