Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

POSTED: 11:57 AM PST Feb 21, 2014    UPDATED: 08:14 AM PDT Jul 21, 2016 

With Russian track and field athletes losing their appeal Thursday to compete in the Rio Games amid allegations of a culture of state-sponsored doping, take a look at some other controversial and shocking moments in Olympic history.

Olympic Scandals - Marion Jones
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Marion Jones. In 2007, Jones surrendered the three gold medals and two bronze medals she won at the 2000 Summer Olympics after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court to lying to federal agents under oath about her use of steroids before the Olympics.

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