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Headlines from around the world touched on the 2002 Olympic Games bribery scandal, putting Salt Lake through a walk of shame.
Time magazine had “The Olympics Turn into a Five-Ring Circus.”
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch asked if these were really “The Best Games Money Can Buy?”
Members of the International Olympic Committee were accused of taking bribes from the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC). SLOC leaders Tom Welch and David Johnson were eventually acquitted of all charges.