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Ex-China Official in Tennis #MeToo Scandal Appears at Xi Speech

  • Former No. 7 official sat in front row at landmark congress
  • Tennis ace Peng alleged affair with Zhang in post last year
Zhang Gaoli, center, at the Chinese Communist Party's Congress on Oct. 16.
Zhang Gaoli, center, at the Chinese Communist Party's Congress on Oct. 16.

Photographer: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

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Former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli appeared in public for the first time since tennis star Peng Shuai last year alleged they’d had an affair, in one of China’s most high-profile #MeToo scandals.