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Indians won't compete under flag

Updated: January 9, 2014, 5:24 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- India athletes will compete under the Olympic flag -- not their national flag -- at next month's Winter Games in Sochi.

The three Indians who qualified for the Games will compete as "independent" athletes, rather than represent their country, after their national body failed to schedule elections before the start of the Olympics on Feb. 7.

The Indian Olympic Association was suspended by the IOC in December 2012 for electing tainted officials, notably secretary-general Lalit ...

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