Still to be determined is whether the few Indian athletes who have qualified for Sochi compete for their country or under the Olympic flag. India is likely to send a three-member team to Sochi, led by luger Shiva Keshavan.
When IOC lifts the ban on IOA, Indian athletes will be able to participate in Olympic events under the Indian flag.
IOC President Thomas Bach said the international Olympic body would lift the suspension once new elections are held. Until then, Indian athletes are free to compete in Sochi Winter Olympics as individual competitors under the IOC flag.
The International Olympic Committee is likely to lift the ban on India after the Indian Olympic Association modified its constitution to bar tainted officials.
The Asian Games silver medalist Tarundeep Rai stunned Olympic silver medalist Brady Ellison en route to a silver medal, while Atanu Das won the bronze.
Facing de-recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the IOA agreed to hold fresh elections on February 9 minus tainted officials.
The amended constitution will now be sent to the IOC and the world body is expected to revoke the ban on India at their meeting in Lausanne on Tuesday. What cannot be denied though is that the forced change of stance is definitely a bitter pill for Chautala and company to swallow. And the one they still blame for it is India's representative in the IOC, Randhir Singh.
Chitra Magimairajan lost to Belgiumn's Wendy Jans in the semis 1-4 to end her dream run at the IBSF World Snooker Championships.
After the International Olympic Committee served an ultimatum, the Indian Olympic Association was left with no choice but to amend its constitution and hold elections sans charge-framed officials like Lalit Bhanot.
A seasoned Chitra Magimairajan, who had two world billiards titles and Australian Open crown to her credit, defeated 17-year-old Varsha Sanjeev 4-0.
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