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After being eliminated due to an illegal hit, judo wrestler Rafaela Silva reacts to racist criticism online; Twitter user called her a monkey that belongs in a cage


Rafaela Silva laments her disqualification from the Olympics Judo wrestler apologizes to Judo Confederation and says that at the moment she was a little “hot-headed”. With all of the recent … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

After being eliminated due to an illegal hit, judo wrestler Rafaela Silva reacts to racist criticism online; Twitter user called her a monkey that belongs in a cage


Rafaela Silva laments her disqualification from the Olympics Judo wrestler apologizes to Judo Confederation and says that at the moment she was a little “hot-headed”.   With all of the … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 8 Comments