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2012 Olympic scandals and controversies

EXTREME CONNECTIONS: Germany's Nadja Drygalla rows during the women's eight repechage at Eton Dorney during the London 2012 Olympic Games July 31, 2012. Drygalla left the Olympic village on Friday following reports that her boyfriend was a far-right extremist. The German Olympic Committee said Drygalla, who had already finished competing at the Games as part of the women's rowing eight team, left of her own accord after a 90-minute conversation with German officials.

Olympics scandals and controversies

From doping accusations against Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen to the expulsion of Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella for a racist tweet, the London Games has had its share of controversial moments.