Eight badminton players disqualified for throwing matches

Tournament referee Torsten Berg speaks to players from South Korea and Indonesia during their women's doubles group play stage Group C badminton match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena

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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

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