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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.

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2012 Summer Olympics, London. Olympic tickets have been particularly difficult to come by in London, but at the same time, venues from swimming to soccer have been populated by an abnormally large number of empty seats. It’s difficult to reconcile those two realities and it’s proven to be an embarrassment for LOCOG officials and a source of great frustration for Olympic fans.

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