Peterborough gymnast Louis Smith has been suspended for two months by British Gymnastics for a breach of its standards of conduct, the governing body has announced in a statement.
It follows an incident when the Olympic medallist was filmed with fellow gymnast Luke Carson apparently mocking Islam and the video was posted on social media.
Louis Smith immediately apologised for the video.
"It is regrettable that following a historic summer of achievement, the organisation finds itself in this difficult position with two high profile members in breach of our standards of conduct.
"Whilst both individuals showed remorse following the incident, we hope in the future they use their profile to have a positive impact on sport and communities."
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Peterborough gymnast Louis Smith said he's "deeply sorry" after a video surfaced of him and a friend appearing to mock Islam.