Badminton Scandal

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  • 2012 London Olympics -- Eight badminton players ...
    LONDON -- Eight badminton players at the London Olympics were kicked out of competition Wednesday for trying to lose -- a display that drew outrage from fans and organizers who said the women had ...
    03/28/2020 - 3:39 am | View Website
  • Olympics badminton: Eight women disqualified ...
    Eight badminton players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of "not using one's best efforts to win". Two pairs from South Korea and one each from China and Indonesia made a series of basic errors in Tuesday's matches. All four pairs were accused...
    03/27/2020 - 12:30 pm | View Website
  • Badminton scandal, Olympics 2012: Why were those Olympic ...
    Eight female badminton players from China, South Korea, and Indonesia have been disqualified from the London Olympics over charges that they tanked a pair of doubles matches.
    03/26/2020 - 11:15 pm | View Website
  • Olympics Badminton Scandal Rocks China
    BEIJING – Every four years, the world tunes in to see Olympic athletes compete in a sport most Americans associate with gym-class rejects: badminton. Not so in China, where badminton is a national obsession for hundreds of millions of amateur and its top-ranked player, Lin Dan, 28,...
    03/25/2020 - 1:29 pm | View Website
  • London 2012 Badminton: 8 Players Disqualified
    Players from China, South Korea and Indonesia accused of throwing matches. For more:
    03/24/2020 - 9:23 pm | View Website
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