Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

POSTED: 11:57 AM PST Feb 21, 2014    UPDATED: 01:12 PM PST Feb 21, 2014 

Russia's Adelina Sotnikova, the 17-year-old who was not seen as a contender to medal at Sochi, beat out the favorite Yuna Kim of South Korea for the gold medal in women's singles figure skating in a decision that is now mired in controversy. But the Olympic Games are no stranger to scandal. Take a look at the biggest Olympic scandals of all time.

Jesse Owens
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Jesse Owens. Black sprinter Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the 1936 games, which were held in Berlin. The story goes that Adolf Hilter did not honor Owens the same way he honored other top athletes at the games. Owens repeatedly recounted the Hitler snub throughout his life.

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