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 - 2008 Summer
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Chinese gymnasts. Many questioned whether the members of the female Chinese gymnastics team were actually younger than they the required age of 16 at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In the end, the International Olympic Committee concluded that everything was legal.

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