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Jaw-Dropping Scandals That Forever Changed Olympic History

Jaw-Dropping Scandals That Forever Changed Olympic History November 7, 2019Leave a comment

    The Olympic Games aren’t all fun and games. From imposters to boycotts to tragic deaths, they’ve had their share of controversy. Find out what some of the worst scandals have been and how they have shaped the games you know and love…

    Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan

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    A month before the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Nancy Kerrigan was attacked. Tonya Harding’s ex-husband was found to be responsible. Kerrigan triumphantly returned to the Games and went on to win silver. Harding competed, but did not medal. Harding was later banned for life from all U.S. Figure Skating competitions, as well as from becoming a sanctioned coach.