One tweet from triple jumper Voula Papachristou—reading “‘With so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat home made food!’”—was all it took to get her banned from the 2012 summer games. Not that fellow competitors heded the warning: during the games, Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella was sent home after tweeting another racist remark after his team was beat by South Korea’s.
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