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The history of sport has been marked by often deadly political protests and actions. The Serbia-Albania football match was abandoned Tuesday because of a drone carrying a pro-Albanian flag, but here are other notable political incidents in sport:o October 1968: U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their gloved fists in the air in a 'Black Power' salute during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner, after coming first and third in the 200m at the Mexico Olympics on Oct. 16 .o September 1972: Armed Palestinians took hostage nine Israeli athletes, coaches and officials in the Munich Olympic Games village on Sept. 5 .
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