Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

POSTED: 11:57 AM PST Feb 21, 2014    UPDATED: 08:20 AM PST Mar 02, 2014 

Take a look at some of the biggest Olympic scandals of all time.

OTD September 5 - Munich
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Munich Massacre. At the Munich Olympic Games in 1972, a Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" took 11 Israel athletes hostage in what is regarded as the worst attack in the history of the Games. Two of the athletes were killed in the attack and the other nine died the following day during a failed rescue attempt by German police officers that also left five of the eight terrorists dead. This memorial plaque stands in front of the Israeli athletes' quarters commemorating the victims.


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