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Reports: Eight Badminton Players Tossed Out Of Olympics

They're accused of "not using one's best efforts to win a match." The matches drew boos.
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We've Got Olympic Spirit, Yes We Do; How 'Bout You?

The London Games have conspicuously defied traditional notions by having cheerleaders, in a few different styles, at a few different venues. In basketball, dance teams perform between matches. In beach volleyball, highly choreographed teams delight attendees.
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Gymnastics Vault Needs 'Speed, Explosive Action'

U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney took the floor on Tuesday to tackle the event that can make or break Team USA in just a fraction of a second. It's the vault. And Maroney has the approval of the man who's been on the mat for so many memorable vault moments — Bela Karolyi. Audie Cornish asks Karolyi about the pivotal moments that can make or break success in the event.
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Cheerleaders Make Olympics Debut On The Sidelines

One of the surprises at the Olympics has nothing to do with medals or the athletes vying for them.
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With A Tiger's Help, Orange Juice Helps Lighten The Mood At Olympics

When you spend hours on end at a media center, even if it's on an assignment as terrific as the Summer Olympics, the refreshments can get to be, well, familiar. But Innocent juices are a welcome sight in the media center.

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