2:09pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Station News & Events

Athletes From India Allowed to Compete Despite Corruption Charges Against Indian Olympic Comittee

TODAY on "Q" 

--  From Sochi, Jian talks to SHIVA KESHAVAN . He was one of four athletes from India formerly forced to compete as independents because the Indian Olympic Committee had been suspended for corruption. Since marching under the IOC banner in the Opening Ceremony, the ban on India has been lifted. He tells Jian about qualifying for the Olympics against the odds, and the state of the sports system in India.

--Jian talks to DAVID HALLBERG about what it's like to be the first American principal dancer at the Bolshoi, how he coped with being at the Bolshoi as it was going through all the acid-attack turmoil, and his views and experience as an American in Russia.