Greek triple jumper banned from competing this year after making a racist joke on twitter. Referring to multiple cases of the West Nile virus being reported in Greece this summer, Voula tweeted, “With so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat homemade food!”
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