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.

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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