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Chinese team disqualified for cheating at Military World Games

Originally the Chinese athletes had taken the first, second and fourth places in the women's middle-distance orienteering competition, as well as second place in the men's race on Sunday, according to a statement by the International Orienteering Federation ( IOF). But after a complaint by six European countries, including Russia and France, the Chinese runners had been assisted by local …

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Record-breaking 70-year-old marathon champion disqualified for fraud

Septuagenarian spacer Frank Meza finished the Los Angeles Marathon in 2:53:10 this March. That would be a record time for his age group, but it was canceled after LA Marathon officials disqualified the result and decided that a particularly suspicious leg of his alleged record run was "an impossible performance during a marathon" [19659002] Immediately after Meza Spring set his …

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Former Cowboys DL Greg Hardy disqualified in UFC debut

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy made his UFC debut tonight, losing to Allen Crowder in the main heavyweight bout by disqualification. Hardy deliver to illegally knee to Crowder's head while he was trying to rise to his feet. The hit knocked his opponent down where he was attended to by medics. The referee declared Hardy to be disqualified …

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UFC Fight Night – Greg Hardy disqualified in the fight with Allen Crowder

NEW YORK – Greg Hardy's first appearance in the UFC ended Saturday night due to an illegal strike of monsters at the Barclays Center. Hardy (3-1) suffered his first official second-round martial arts injury against Allen Crowder at 02:28 am when referee Dan Miragliotta disqualified the former NFL star for an illegal knee injury. Hardy threw his knee when Crowder …

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Winning Wildlife Photo Disqualified for suspecting fake anteaters

The Disqualified Image Photo: Marcio Cabral / NHM The Natural History Museum of London has a winning image of the "Photographer of the Year 2017" competition on the grounds that the photographer has certainly used a stuffed anteater, disqualified – a blatant violation of the competition rules. It was a photo that looked too good to be true. As we …

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