Notable Summer Olympics scandals

POSTED: 12:25 PM PDT Aug 01, 2012    UPDATED: 03:19 PM PDT Aug 01, 2012 

The Badminton World Federation recently announced that eight female badminton players were disqualified from the 2012 Olympics for trying to lose matches and the IOC says a female gymnast from Uzbekistan has now been formally expelled after she tested positive for doping. Check out these other notable Summer Games scandals.

2012 London Olympics opening ceremonies
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Marko Djurica / Reuters

2012 Summer Olympics, London. First, the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games were criticized for placing the Olympic cauldron in a particularly poor vantage point. Then LOCOG took some PR heat for extinguishing the flame to move the cauldron.


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