Veteran sprinter Kim Collins said he has been kicked out of London 2012 as punishment for visiting his wife at a hotel during the Games.
The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic federation confirmed it had sent the country's greatest ever athlete home for disciplinary reasons.
Collins, his nation's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony, hit out at the officials on Twitter as he confirmed he would not be making a fifth Olympic appearance in London.
St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee confirmed in a statement that Collins would play no part in the team's sprint campaign.
But Collins later said to the BBC that it was his visits to his wife that had seen him denied access to the Olympic Village: