Monday, August 25, 2008

Lapses in Sportsmanship

On the last day of competition, Angel Valodia Matos sent his foot crashing into a match referee's mouth during the men's +80-kg category.

The heavyweight's rush of blood to the head, triggered by his disqualification in a bronze medal bout, was an unfortunate, if poignant, ending to a tournament once again plagued by bewildering referee decisions and poor sportsmanship.

...a follow-up to the winner of the Bronze Medal Toss of last week.