Friday, August 3, 2012 | Categories: Day 6 Blog
Eight female badminton players have been disqualified for purposefully losing matches.
Yet that scandal is but one controversy of the 2012 summer games, amidst questionable refereeing, athletes tweeting racist comments, and events played to empty seats. So we're awarding our own medals for the best Olympic controversies of the week. Helping to hand them out is journalist and scandal junkie Justin Peters.
Photo: Chinese gold-medalist diver Wu Minxia