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By David Martin

What the Olympics are about


The Olympic games in Rio have been a bit of a mixed bag.

Sure, there have been plenty of exciting events that have taken place, but they’ve been marred by problems arising both before the games started and during the festivities as well.

Allegations of rigged boxing matches have risen recently after an Irish fighter lost in a controversial decision to his Russian opponent and, more blatantly, a Japanese fighter losing to his Azerbaijan opponent via decision after the Japanese boxer knocked his opponent down six times. The Japanese man would later be awarded the win, only after a formal pr...

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