Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

POSTED: 11:57 AM PST Feb 21, 2014    UPDATED: 02:29 PM PDT Aug 05, 2016 

Thanks to the doping scandal involving Russian athletes, the Rio Games are already guaranteed to earn a spot in the long list of controversial and shocking moments in Olympic history.

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 Hitler 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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