25 scandals that marred the Summer, Winter Olympic Games

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 1 2012 4:00 p.m. MDT

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The Badminton World Federation disqualified eight female badminton players from China, South Korea and Indonesia during the London Olympics doubles competition for trying to lose matches in order to receive a more favorable draw. British TV called the competition an "evening of shame," and spectators booed the players as officials warned them about disqualification during the events. The Chinese players are the reigning world champions. "Hard to see the sport I love like this!" Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark tweeted. "What a disgrace! I'm not going to blame BWF for the group format -- players should always try to win!!!"
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