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Eight Badminton Players Kicked Out Of The Olympics For Throwing Matches

Yu Yang and partner Wang Xiaoli were among eight badminton players disqualified for trying to lose games in an attempt to secure a better draw for the knockout stage

An Olympic-sized controversy: Eight badminton players were disqualified after attempting to throw their matches.


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