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Should There Be More Punishment for Athletes Throwing an Event? — Sports Survey of the Day

The big news out of the Olympics right now isn’t about winning, but a few badminton teams who tried their best to lose.

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Should Olympic Medalists Have to Pay Taxes on Their Winnings? [POLL]

Olympics medals aren’t worth much, so it may surprise you to know that medalists also get stuck with a hefty tax bill.

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US Gymnast Gabby Douglas Makes History Winning Olympic Gold in Women’s All-Around

US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women’s all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold

The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:

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Eight Badminton Players Disqualified from the Olympics for Intentionally Losing Matches

We have all heard of boxers throwing a fight to make a big payday with the bookies, but now it appears as if badminton players are involved in the same racket — and it’s getting them tossed out of the Olympics.

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17-Year-Old Arrested After Threatening British Diver Tom Daley on Twitter

Like many Olympians, British diver Tom Daley uses Twitter to communicate with his fans. On Monday, one of his over 700,000 followers stepped out of line with a vicious taunt after the 18-year-old failed to medal in the 10m synchronized diving event.

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How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?

Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.

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Does US Olympic Success Make You Proud to Be an American? — Survey of the Day

The Olympic creed begins “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part.”

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Are You Surprised That Michael Phelps Has Not Won an Individual Gold Medal Yet? — Sports Survey of the Day

We are a few days into the 2012 London Olympics, and unlike in 2008, Michael Phelps is not the big swimming news.

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Free Advice From The Erwin Pawn Tradio Show To Michael Phelps

On EPTS eve the Olympics opened.  You had to know amidst all the buying, selling, and trading we'd find time to discuss the Olympics.

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