The Olympic movement will not tolerate politics.
Well, when I say "politics," I mean public political statements that might make things a little embarrassing around Olympics time.
So it is, perhaps, no surprise that Greece has removed champion triple jumper Voula Papachristou from its team, after she mocked African immigrants and retweeted a tweet from right-wing party the Golden Dawn.
I am grateful to Business Insider for offering me a Google translation of her own tweet. It apparently read: "With so many Africans in Greece...At least the mosquitoes of West Nile.. will eat homemade food."… Read more