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Brazil investigates racist tweet

Updated: July 31, 2012, 12:13 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWCASTLE, England -- The Brazilian Olympic Committee is condemning what it says were racist comments made on Twitter against a Brazilian judo fighter at the London Games.

The committee says the comments were made against Rafaela Silva on Twitter in Brazil after she was eliminated in the round of 16 of the 57-kilogram women's division on Monday.

Silva said she doesn't want to take the case forward, but the committee said in a statement Tuesday that it was studying legal action against ...

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