A Shanghai woman reporter has allegedly sustained physical attacks by Dalian's football officials on Saturday, Eastday.com reported.
The Xinmin Evening News reporter, Ms. Tao Xingying, said on her microblog that Dalian's football officials were obstructing her live reporting, after the match between Shide and Shenhua. Tao said she took several punches and kicks.
In addition to the above, according to her post, PPTV's camera crewmen, who were filming the incident, were detained by the officials and were forced to delete all footages or wouldn't be released.
Tao was quoted by Eastday as saying Nicholas Anelka was outrageous and urged the press to expose the happenings. Dalian's football officials' responses weren't available in the Eastday report.
(China.org.cn April 23, 2012)