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India back in Olympic fold after IOC lifts ban

February 11, 2014 12:21 IST

In news that will please Indian sports lovers, Indian Olympic Association Secretary General, Rajeev Mehta, confirmed on Tuesday that the International Olympic Committee has lifted the ban on India.

India's Olympic ban liftedThe Indian body returned to the Olympic fold after a 14-month suspension following the election of N Ramachandran as Indian Olympic Association president after the new elections that were held on Sunday.

Now, three Indians participating in the Sochi Winter Games can hold the tri-colour during the closing ceremony on February 23.