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Olympic Badminton

Was It Unfair to Punish the Badminton Players So Severely in the 2012 Olympics?

Quora | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Sumi Kim, Olympics fan Yes, it was.The Olympic Spirit that Samuel Gilleran refers to is widely left...

Olympic Badminton Fix: Awful Or Not So Bad? (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In a new video with Noah Coslov and CineSport, we break down the Olympic badminton scandal. Yes, that's right; we are talking about badminton!

"Cheat, Cheat" Goes the Shuttlecock

Brian Rooney | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

The Olympics won't recognize women's ski jumping, but they're just fine with ping-pong and shooting skeet. Blasting clay discs with a 12 gauge is fun, but not athletic. Anything former Vice President Dick Cheney ever did is not an Olympic sport.

Report: Disqualified Olympic Badminton Star Quits Sport

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Olympic officials demanded a deeper investigation into the badminton fixing scandal Thursday as China's coach took the blame for a matc...

'It's Me To Blame'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

-- The coach of the Chinese badminton players who were disqualified for throwing a game says he is to blame. "As the head coach, I owe the fans an...

Halfhearted Badminton Players Could Be Banned Entirely

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The IOC could take further action against eight badminton players disqualified for discrediting their sport by trying to lose. They could ev...

Badminton Cheaters Disqualifed

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Eight female badminton doubles players were disqualified Wednesday from the London Olympics after trying to lose matches to receive a more f...

Olympic Badminton Players Booed Off Court

AP | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The world doubles badminton champs apparently are good at losing, too. Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China were booed off the Olympic court ...

Chinese Badminton Star Gets Late Olympic Call

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Li Xuerui has received a late call-up to the London Olympics after passing Chinese teammate Wang Shixian in the world ...

Your Guide To The Least Popular Olympic Sports

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sprinters, swimmers and tumblers in sequined leotards may drive T.V. ratings in the U.S., but here are five lesser-known Olympic disciplines that draw...