Laure Manaudou Says She May Quit

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Four days into the Beijing Olympics, Laure Manaudou's performance can be summed up as, disappointing. The French swimmer, that was expected to do so well, has been unable to finish above seventh place in most of her races.The last straw was the women's 100m backstroke final, where Manaudou finished seventh and left the Water Cube feeling defeated, head covered in a towel and suggesting that it may be her last event in Beijing.Manaudou's successful swimming history suggests that her poor...Read Full Story

Top 10 Olympic Scandals

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Everyone loves a scandal, and the ones associated with the Olympics may be the juiciest. The allure of an Olympic scandal is far too tempting. Maybe it’s because the games only happen once every four years, or maybe it’s the caliber of the athletes that make scandals so interesting. Either way, people love 'em, and the Olympics have yet to disappoint. The games deliver some of the juiciest scandals, and we’ve gathered the top 10 in Olympic history (and it’s a long history!). Enjoy!10. Time...Read Full Story

Swimmer Jessica Hardy Fails Drug Test

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Olympic bound U.S. swimmer, Jessica Hardy, has tested positive for the banned stimulant Clenbuterol. With the Olympic games fast approaching, arbitration proceedings will begin to decide if she will be eligible for the games.The 21-year-old from Los Angeles, Calif., tested positive for the drug at the U.S. Olympic Trials. But, Hardy denies taking any illegal drugs and her lawyer, Howard Jacobs, says the test results are questionable.Hardy was tested three times. Her first test, on July 1...Read Full Story