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In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games

We had match-fixing, drugs bans and sit-in protests over just three short weeks.

In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games
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  • 1. Organisers mix up North Korean and South Korean flags

  • 2. Empty seats

  • 3. Badminton fixing scandal

  • 4. Greek athlete expelled for racist tweet

  • 5. Fencer stages protest

  • 6. Rower's neo-Nazi boyfriend

  • 7. Gold medallist accused of cheating

  • 8. Shot putter stripped of gold

  • 9. The Irish homecoming

  • 10. Kenny Egan's stonewashed jacket

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