Olympic Badminton Players Disqualified for Trying to Lose

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Eight badminton players from China, Korea, and Indonesia were disqualified from Olympic competition Tuesday evening after they were caught throwing matches

The disqualifications led many to question of what exactly we expect from Olympians, and whether or not we should hold our own athletes at home to the same ethical high ground.

Grant Wahl is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated.