Flag not an issue for Indian Olympian

Updated: January 28, 2014, 7:07 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW DELHI -- India's top competitor at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi says not being able to compete under the national flag because of a political dispute will not harm his performance.

"In my heart and mind I'm competing for India," luge competitor Shiva Keshavan told The Associated Press in an email interview. "Every day I'm flooded with messages from Indians all over the world telling me they are supporting me. This is enough to push me forward."

The Indian Olympic Association ...

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