Table tennis chiefs promise action after spectator chants ‘yellow banana’ during Chinese star Liang Jingkun’s match at World Championships in Houston

//Table tennis chiefs promise action after spectator chants ‘yellow banana’ during Chinese star Liang Jingkun’s match at World Championships in Houston

Table tennis chiefs promise action after spectator chants ‘yellow banana’ during Chinese star Liang Jingkun’s match at World Championships in Houston

Table tennis authorities have vowed to take action to “prevent the recurrence of racist incidents” after spectators shouted “yellow banana” during Chinese men’s star Liang Jingkun’s round-of-16 match at the World Championships in the United States.Chinese fans and state media reacted to a member of the crowd at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, repeatedly chanting “yellow banana, yellow!” during sixth seed Liang’s thrilling 4-3 victory over Liam Pitchford.World No 9 Liang,…

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