Eight badminton players accused of deliberately losing their matches on Tuesday night have been expelled from the London Olympics. The women top-seeds were from China, South Korea and Indonesia and were thrown out for not using their "best effort" to win.
The prominent inclusion of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics has angered conservative politicians and perplexed many American observers.
A schedule of events at the London 2012 Olympics has been released. Events will begin on July 25 with women's football taking place in Cardiff, Glasgow and Coventry before the opening ceremony takes place on July 27.
London, England--Two million people have registered for tickets to the upcoming 2012 Olympics, according to Paul Deighton, Chief Executive of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).