In Pictures: Dumbest and craziest sports technology moments of 2012

From phony websites to regrettable tweets to Apple Siri chatter, it's clear athletes and technology often don't mix well

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TRIPLE TROUBLE

Greek triple jumper Paraskevi Papachristou bounced her way out of the London Olympics after tweeting a comment widely deemed as racist about African participants. She was axed from her team for violating the Olympic spirit. The 23-year-old apologized, after the damage was done, via Facebook: "I am very sorry and ashamed for the negative responses I triggered, since I never wanted to offend anyone."

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