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Nita Ambani among eight new IOC members

Nita Ambani in Rio after the IOC meeting

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Nita Ambani, an Indian businesswoman and owner of the Indian Premier League cricket franchise Mumbai Indians, was among eight new members elected to the International Olympic Committee on Thursday (August 4) on the eve of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Ambani joined world governing bob and skeleton federation chief Ivo Ferriani of Italy, South African film producer Anant Singh and Austria Olympic committee chief Karl Stoss. The wife of India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, who is the chairman of Reliance Industries, Nita also heads the Reliance Foundation and is the chairperson of the franchise-based Indian Super League soccer tournament. Canadian…

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