India's first woman International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani made it to two important commissions of the global sports governing body, including the prestigious Olympic channel.Besides the Olympic Channel, the 53-year-old Ambani has also been made a member of Olympic education Commission as IOC announced the composition of 26 commissions for 2017.She is one of the 16 members of the Olympic Channel Commission headed by United States Olympic Committee Chairman Lawrence Francis ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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