Olympic badminton: Eight players disqualified (Lead)August 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Eight shuttlers, charged with throwing away badminton matches at the Olympics, were Wednesday disqualified from the Games.
A source told Xinhua that the players have been disqualified for “not using one’s best efforts to win a match”.
“The pairs have been charged … with ‘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’,” the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said earlier in a statement.
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