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Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman member of IOC

Noted sports promoter and founder chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani was elected as an individual member of International Olympic Committee (IOC). With this, she becomes the first Indian woman to join the prestigious body which governs Olympic sports in the world. Key Facts Nita Ambani is only current active individual member of the IOC ..

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Angela Ruggiero appointed Head of IOC Athletes’ Commission

American ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero was elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC’s) Athletes’ Commission. She was appointed by IOC President Thomas Bach during joint meeting between IOC executive board and IOC athletes’ commission. She will be replace Claudia Bokel. About Angela Ruggiero She is a former US ice ..

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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav gets NADA's clean chit in doping case

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has given clean chit to wrestler Narsingh Yadav in the doping case. With this he can participate in 2016 Rio Olympics. Narsingh Yadav was given clean chit after the NADA disciplinary panel exonerated him from charges of violating anti-doping rules of NADA. It was found that the wrestler was a ..

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Novak Djokovic wins 2016 ATP Toronto Masters

Novak Djokovic (World no 1) from Serbia has won the 2016 ATP Toronto Masters also known as the Rogers club title in the men’s single category. In the final match, he defeated Kei Nishikori (World no 6) of Japan by 6-3, 7-5 score. It was Djokovic’s his 66th career title and fourth Canadian title (won ..

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Patna Pirates wins 4th season of Pro Kabaddi League

The Patna Pirates have won the fourth edition of STAR Sports-ProKabaddi League by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers. With this win Patna Pirates has become first team to defend its title which they won in the third season in March 2016. Key Facts In the final match played at Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad (Telangana) the defending champion ..

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