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Olympics Day 4 - Badminton

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: An official speaks with Jung Eun Ha and Min Jung Kim of Korea during their Women's Doubles Badminton match on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Eight badminton players disqualified for throwing matches

Olympic badminton authorities booted eight players out of the games'

tournament for attempting to throw matches in order to draw a better bracket in the knockout rounds. The players missed routine shots and often served the shuttlecock into the net, leading to one of the most farcical badminton matches of all time. - By Erick Galindo. Yahoo! Sports