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London Olympics: Badminton scandal rocks sport; 8 players expelled

Badminton Scandal

"Evening of shame." Not words you often -- if ever -- associate with the sport of badminton. But those were the words being used by British TV after eight female badminton players were kicked out of the Olympic Games doubles competition on Wednesday afternoon over twin charges of "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport."

Senh: What?! At first, I thought it was for taking steroids, but for tanking matches "in order to get a more favorable draw going forward."


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