Top 10 Olympic Controversies
The Olympics have been host to some of the most incredible feats of athleticisms in the history of sports, but also a slew of shocking controversies that have each rocked the sporting world. Controversies including Boris Onishchenko’s cheating scandal, Jim Thorpe’s questionable disqualification, the displacement of 1.5 million people in Beijing, a bloody water polo match between the Hungarian and Soviet teams, Ben Johnson being caught for doping, the infamous Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan fiasco, the U.S. Boycotts of the Moscow Olympics, Tommie Smith and John Carlos’ podium black power salute, and the Nazi Olympics have remained on the minds of fans ever since they were initially reported. But which was the most controversial and left the largest impact on the games?
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