• Monday, September 26, 2022


Olympian Smith apologises for mocking Islam

Louis Smith

By: Eastern Eye Staff

British Olympian Louis Smith has apologised for appearing to mock Islam in a video published by the Sun newspaper. Smith and fellow gymnast Luke Carson were filmed laughing and shouting “Allahu Akbar” and pretending to get down on their hands and knees and pray. The incident is alleged to have taken place at the wedding of gymnast Dan Keatings. “I am deeply sorry,” Smith wrote in a message on Twitter. “I am not defending myself, what I did was wrong. I want to say sorry for the deep offense I have caused and to my family who have also been…

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