Greek athlete kicked out of Olympics for tweet

Triple jumper Paraskevi Papachristou was expelled from Greece’s Olympic team for tweeting an offensive comment about African immigrants. She posted, “With so many Africans in Greece, the mosquitoes from the West Nile will at least be eating some homemade food.” The Hellenic Olympic Committee banned her from the games, saying the mistake was “unforgivable.”  She has apologized but her medal hopes are gone.

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