Police arrested several FIFA officials Wednesday after arriving unannounced at the five-star Baur au Lac hotel (above) in Zurich city where FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) officials were staying. | Erik Tham / Demotix/Corbis

Biggest Cheats in Sports History

World Cup organizers join the pantheon of the greatest cheats in sports history.

Published On 05/27/2015
11:30 AM EDT
A newspaper headline tips the Chicago White Sox to win the 1919 World Series. | Library of Congress
An East German swimmer rests between meets. | Corbis Images
Rosie Ruiz is supported by two Boston police officers, as she makes her way to the dressing room after the 1980 Boston Marathon. | Bettmann/CORBIS
Ben Johnson runs well ahead of his opponents in the last lengths of the men's 100-meter final at the 1988 Olympics. | Corbis Images
Newspapers cover the Maradona doping incident in 1994. | Corbis Images
Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan share the ice during a training session at the 1994 Winter Olympics. | Corbis Images
A huge laser beam engulfs participants during the closing ceremony for the Paralympics in Sydney Oct. 29, 2000. | Reuters/CORBIS
Marion Jones celebrates after coming in first place during a race. | Corbis Images
Barry Bonds takes the field during his time playing with the San Francisco Giants | Corbis Images
Lance Armstrong rides uphill during the 16th stage of the Tour de France in 2004. | Corbis Images