- Olympics a test for ambitious developing countries Updated: Feb-15-14 4:44 am
- Corruption sting follows Indian athletes to Sochi Updated: Feb-12-14 3:37 am
BEIJING - Playing host to the Olympics or World Cup can showcase an ambitious country's rise and cast a harsh light on its weaknesses.
NEW DELHI - The taint of corruption followed India's Olympic athletes everywhere in Sochi. They were not allowed to enter the Olympic stadium marching under the Indian flag. They were warned the national anthem would not play if they won any medals.