Back under the Tricolour


Pride restored:India’s flag was finally hoisted at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday — more than a week after the games began — at a ceremony attended by Indian Olympic Association president N. Ramachandran (centre) and Indian athletes. On February 11, the International Olympic Committee reversed a 14-month ban on India over corruption concerns, allowing athletes to compete under the national flag.— PHOTO: AFP (report on page 15)Pride restored:India’s flag was finally hoisted at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday — more than a week after the games began — at a ceremony attended by Indian Olympic Association president N. Ramachandran (centre) and Indian athletes. On February 11, the International Olympic Committee reversed a 14-month ban on India over corruption concerns, allowing athletes to compete under the national flag.— PHOTO: AFP

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