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Fri August 10, 2012
Sports

Summer Olympics Marked By 'Gaming The Games'

Originally published on Fri August 10, 2012 5:08 pm

Rarely has cheating been such an issue at the Olympics until this year. From badminton to women's soccer to the South African swimmer who admitted cheating, athletes and their coaches are talking openly about gaming the system. And all of it, ironically, is playing out against the constant background music from Chariots of Fire, that iconic nod to gentlemanly, rule-observing sport.