Created 08/01/2012 - 9 months ago
Eight badminton players are disqualified from the women's doubles after being accused of "not using one's best efforts to win".
Eight players involved in the #olympic badminton scandal have been disqualified http://t.co/sxVpIlk1 #bbc2012
It's hard to believe they seek to blame the tournament format!! Truly the pits Badminton players out of doubles http://t.co/O8paq0rH
RT @BBCWorld: China accepts badminton players' disqualification, Indonesia and Korea are appealing. Decision due in 1 hour http://t.co/NsMMiROW #BBC2012
Gotta watch the video in BBC story. Both teams try to see who can be worse for better matchup. British commentary = +A. http://t.co/FtmPdVTu
Funniest/most pathetic story out of the Olympics ever. Korean/Chinese women's badminton DQd after TRYING TO LOSE! http://t.co/FtmPdVTu
"@BBCWorld: Badminton players 'did not try' http://t.co/mFs6LjYr" Umm...they're badminton players. And why is there an "n" in that word?
RT @MarianneBrown24: Play to win or don't bother in the first place, extremely unsporting! http://t.co/RwFCqShE #BBC2012 #London2012”
That's BADminton indeed.. not expected in the #olympics.. right to disqualify the players.. http://t.co/1qIYANxR
なんかこのニュース見て、なでしこの事が心配になったのは私だけじゃないんだってネットを見て気づいた。。。なんか微妙。でも、このバドミントンは酷過ぎる。。。Badminton players out of doubles http://t.co/dylCPjRq
Who knew there could be scandals in Badminton http://t.co/4Wix3iuR Works in Canada's favour though :) #London2012
While going for Gold four pairs charged with not trying - BBC Sport - Olympics badminton: http://t.co/XOpZkULt
RT @jonathan_may: OK - is it disgraceful for badminton players to try to lose a match to get an easier draw? No. It is a broken format. http://t.co/A3q5QtiP
@jesawyer South Korea is then stripped of said medal for not trying at Badminton! http://t.co/0UeZcBEM
@TaiYenHua looks like i'm going to get into trouble if i keep letting you win... http://t.co/ryFzeEdc
Well hoorah to this decision http://t.co/36UEkLAF on the badminton. Gutsy & the perfect message. #london2012 the better for it.
They wanted to lose so they would have easier final matches "Badminton players out of doubles" http://t.co/9bW5g0gO
RT @alicebudi: Sad day for Indonesian badminton. | Badminton players out of doubles http://t.co/mfJXIYge
Well done the BWF; http://t.co/bi193zMg No doubt a quiet word from the IOC. Either way the right action has been taken #london2012
surprised seein Russia vs South Africa in WD QF..then shocked learnin it's bcoz top pairs were DSQ 4 throwin matches! http://t.co/3HQR7OHo
#Indonesische badmintonsters gediskwalificeerd #Olympics. Woord vd dag: opzettelijk verliezen = dengan sengaja kalah http://t.co/iNhTDE9K
Still in doubt but already made bad news 4 Indonesia: disqualified :(. Badminton players out of doubles http://t.co/ZGdZ9OMO
RT @dannytan: 8 badminton female doubles players are disqualified from #Olympics http://t.co/uiTJBeVV
Cc @Penk_Fera RT @andinieffendi: RT@si_Mir: "Badminton players out of doubles http://t.co/3wbEG38K" -- embarassing for indonesia....
RT @AndyHartup: Badminton pairs who 'played to lose' yesterday hoofed out of Olympics. Good. http://t.co/rHqFUs8P
Just seen quote from S Korea coach: "The Chinese started this. They did it first." < Isn't the Olympics for grownups? http://t.co/E3Ri4KLB
Badminton players out of doubles: Eight badminton players are disqualified from the women's doubles after being ... http://t.co/hfwQE2Lc