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Rogge: IOC could take action in badminton case

Updated: August 1, 2012, 4:45 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The IOC could take further action against eight badminton players disqualified for discrediting their sport by trying to lose. They could even be kicked out of the Olympics entirely.

In an interview with The Associated Press, IOC President Jacques Rogge supported the decision by the international badminton federation to disqualify the four women's doubles teams from South Korea, China and Indonesia, but he said he could still intervene "if needed."

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