Gun-toting Olympians forced to leave London early, banned from social media

The Australian swim duo who posed with guns at a California shooting range and posted the photo to Facebook will be forced to leave the Olympics after the swimming competition ends on the second Sunday of the Summer Games.http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympi...9543--oly.html
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I thought that the Olympics were a place where politics were not supposed to trump the spirit of competition???