Und hier ist ein weiteres Team zu sehen, das optisch besonders hervorstach: das...

Und hier ist ein weiteres Team zu sehen, das optisch besonders hervorstach: das...

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We're talking about badminton? - Who knew badminton would become such a hot topic at the London games? But a good, juicy scandal is always fodder for conversation. And Wednesday’s was a doozy. Eight players — two doubles teams from South Korea and one each from Indonesia and China, the latter team including the reigning world champion — were expelled from the Olympics after tanking qualifying matches so egregiously that the fans in attendance started booing.

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We're talking about badminton? - Who knew badminton would become such a hot topic at the London games? But a good, juicy scandal is always fodder for conversation. And Wednesday’s was a doozy. Eight players — two doubles teams from South Korea and one each from Indonesia and China, the latter team including the reigning world champion — were expelled from the Olympics after tanking qualifying matches so egregiously that the fans in attendance started booing.

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Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, One of the Largest in the World. Proudly Indonesian.

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They played to lose. The top-seeded women's badminton pair from China, two pairs from South Korea, above, and one from Indonesia were disqualified from the Olympics after they intentionally lost their matches in order to secure a more favorable draw in the quarterfinals. Olympic officials wanted team coaches, trainers or officials of the four doubles pairs to be punished if they encouraged or ordered the eight players to lose intentionally.

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They played to lose. The top-seeded women's badminton pair from China, two pairs from South Korea, above, and one from Indonesia were disqualified from the Olympics after they intentionally lost their matches in order to secure a more favorable draw in the quarterfinals. Olympic officials wanted team coaches, trainers or officials of the four doubles pairs to be punished if they encouraged or ordered the eight players to lose intentionally.

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#RIO2016 - Best of Day 1 - Brady Ellison of the United States competes against Indonesia during the Men's Team Quarter Finals on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the...

#RIO2016 - Best of Day 1 - Brady Ellison of the United States competes against Indonesia during the Men's Team Quarter Finals on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the...

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The 'World Cosplay Championship' - held in Nagoya, Japan - has a new world champion: the 2016 winner is the team from Indonesia! The 'World Cosplay Summit' is the world's largest cosplay event. It's already acquired official status among cosplay enthusiasts , with 2016 being its 14th consecutive year. With over 30 countries participating in the event, this event is like the Olympic Games for cosplay. This year, India, Switzerland, Canada, and Sweden joined the party, and for a whole week…

The 'World Cosplay Championship' - held in Nagoya, Japan - has a new world champion: the 2016 winner is the team from Indonesia! The 'World Cosplay Summit' is the world's largest cosplay event. It's already acquired official status among cosplay enthusiasts , with 2016 being its 14th consecutive year. With over 30 countries participating in the event, this event is like the Olympic Games for cosplay. This year, India, Switzerland, Canada, and Sweden joined the party, and for a whole week…

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Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia playing against a Malaysian team in the mixed doubles badminton final. Natsir and her partner, Tontowi Ahmad, took home the gold medal.     Esteban Biba/European Pressphoto Agency

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Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia playing against a Malaysian team in the mixed doubles badminton final. Natsir and her partner, Tontowi Ahmad, took home the gold medal. Esteban Biba/European Pressphoto Agency

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