10 Biggest Sports Scandals in Sports for all Time History

Posted on September 23, 2018, 1:34 pm
10 mins

Certainty in every aspect is expected. Every category of sports is very much favors and supported when there is no incidence happened in the moment of a tough situation. History begins at the game by player’s extraordinary performance. There have lots of sports category in the world like Football, cricket, basketball, skiing, baseball, red bull, wrestling and many more. Every category has different unbreakable records in sports history those are being recorded for the long year. In some cases, all those games are being finished without any unexpected occurs during the game. But there have some unexpected occurrences happening during the gaming time. It’s not as rare as we know but there have lots of biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

10 Biggest Sports Scandals in Sports for all Time HistoryAmong the number of sports, we have selected some of the biggest parts here. Year by year many scandals are happening. Of them, Australian cricket team’s ball-tampering scandal, White Sox, Doping, unethical, unsportsmanlike and disgusting moments, disgraceful, dropped the capsule and so on are the biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

Top 10 Biggest Sports Scandals in Sports Ever

Regarding the situation, the sports organizers and boards are always trying to take corrective actions to reduce or remove those practices in sports with huge efforts. Giving punishment, rustication from the game for a period of time are some other actions to reduce the scandals from sports.

According to the above-mentioned criteria let’s have a look to some of the Top 10 biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

 

Cricket Australia Ball Tampering

Cricket Australia Ball TamperingIt’s not for the first time in cricket where the scandals of ball tampering happened. But it’s news of very short time of the year of 2018. In March 2018, there was a test series between the Cricket Australia and the Cricket South Africa.

During the series, the worst scandal of ball tampering happened by the Australian newly entered batsman Cameron Bancroft by using a yellow tape to make the ball more shine.

It’s all known that for that scandal the three players (Cameron Bancroft, David Warner & Steve Smith) of the team Australia have been banned for a year from all type of international cricket.

 

Black Sox Scandal

Black Sox ScandalBlack Sox Scandal is involved with the baseball game. It happened during the 1919 world series of the baseball tournament. The match was running between the White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds.

For the scandals of black sox eight men were banned from the baseball tournament of MLB and as for punishment lose the number of benefits from the tournament. It became one of the biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

 

Doping in Cycling

Floyd Landis Doping in CyclingIn the tour de France of 2006, the scandal of doping has happened. The American cyclist Floyd Landis unbelievably came back in the next round.

He was supposed to call for dope test. After testing his urine the sample of taking dope had been found. It was for the very first time in the cycling tournament in the history. Till then he was punished for his scandal or unethical use.

 

Tiger Woods left

Tiger Woods leftTiger Woods is one of the best golfers in the world and there is no doubt and question anyway. But he has been on the list of scandals for his personal mismanagement.

The crash was among many or almost 12 women and him once he was admitted for the affairs of a certain time in his marriage. In his mature time of golf, he was announced that he would take an indefinite leave from golf. He divorced and lost custody of his children at the end.

 

Scandal in Ice-Skating

Scandal in Ice-Skating 3994In 1994 US Skating Championship, the scandal history happened when a man struck Kerrigan by a metal pole on her leg right. This may be one of the most unsportsmanlike, unethical, and disgusting moments in sports ever.

It was not clearly proved that the opposition Harding hired the man to break her leg. The truth is not so far clear till now that what actually happened.

 

Cheating at the Paralympics

Cheating at the ParalympicsIn the 2000 Paralympics, the scandal happened to the Spanish basketball team when the team won the gold medal during the basketball tournament. But at the end of the day, a Spanish journalist had revealed the much-unexpected news that the winning of the Spanish basketball team was totally by cheating.

The journalist told that the Spanish team had not been checked for mental disability. After the check, it found that 10 out of the 12 players were not mentally disabled.

 

Simpson accused of killing

Simpson accused of killingSimpson was accused of killing his wife with another man also in 1994. He was driving away from cops for infinite time on a live television show.

He was found guilty when the DNA samples made an evident his fault. But after a long movement, the court asked him to put on a glove. It became one of the biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

 

Faked injuries to stop the time

Faked injuries to stop the timeIt happened during a rugby game held in New York City. In the continuing time of the game, Tom Williams started bleeding from his mouth on the field. Other players and audiences were shocked after seeing the situation.

But it was proved that the blood was fake and he was inserted blood capsule in his mouth. Before that, the capsule was into his shock. He admitted that it was a blood capsule and suffered a four-month of suspension.

 

Salt Lake Scandal

Salt Lake ScandalThe salt lake scandal has happened in the Winter Olympics arrangement. For arranging the 2002 Winter Olympic tournament as a host country the salt lake city won by the voting session by the IOC members.

But at the end of the day, it was revealed that the voting in favor of the Salt Lake City was under the bribe exchange with some IOC members. It became one of the biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

 

Hand of Maradona

Hand of Maradona ScandalAll of the supporters of Maradona termed the goal as the hand of god but was it the hand of god really. But it was a single hand of Diego Maradona when he scored the goal by hand against England in a world cup.

The scandal happened in the 1986 world cup. The game was then 51 minutes running but the scoreline was 0-0 and it became crucial for both of the team to score a goal.

At that moment across came to Maradona but it was too high to head the ball and Maradona slightly move the ball with his hand and the ball has gone to the post. The referee declared it as a goal that was one of the biggest sports scandals in sports for all time history.

 

As the sports category increases more attraction to most of the audience more incidents are happening on the side of sports. Among the number of sports, we have selected some of the biggest parts here.

Year by year many scandals are happening. Every category has different unbreakable records in sports history those are being recorded for the long year. In some cases, all those games are being finished without any unexpected occurs during the game.

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