You're Outta Here!

At any athletic event, there are winners, losers and those who just plain get messed up. The most curious disqualifications in Sydney so far have had nothing to do with drugs.

British judo champ DEBBIE ALLAN thought her weight was fine when she stepped on the practice scales. But officials found tissue paper stuffed in the machinery, causing it to underreport results. Over her 115-lb. weight category by 14 oz., she cut off most of her hair and stepped on the scales naked. She was still just over the limit at the official weigh-in.

MARIA PEKLI's husband Gabor Szabo wanted to...

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