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Every once in a while, a sport experiences a scandal so egregious that some think it may never recover again. Here are the worst of the worst
Figure Skating's Tonya Harding Scandal
In 1994, American figure skater Tonya Harding (front) hired a hitman to injure her main rival Nancy Kerrigan (back) just prior to the US figure skating championship. The attack left Kerrigan with a few bruises above the knee and Harding won the event and qualified for the 1994 Winter Olympics. However, she soon cracked and fessed up to the authorities. She was immediately suspended.
Till date, she claims she didn't hire the hitman, and that her only crime was covering up knowledge of the attack!
-Picture courtesy Reuters-
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