Biggest sports scandals of all time

POSTED: 11:38 AM PDT June 5, 2013    UPDATED: 11:12 AM PST November 13, 2015 

Allegations of widespread doping in Russian athletics is just the latest scandal to hit the world of sports. From questionable wins to murder, here's a look at sports scandals that shocked the world.

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Amid a report that details allegations of a "deeply rooted culture of cheating at all levels" in Russian athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations, or IAAF, is pondering provisionally banning Russia from all track and field competition. Such a ban would mean that Russia's track and field team could theoretically be shut out of the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Check out some of the other big sports scandals that shocked the world over the years.


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