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HI congratulates Nita Ambani for IOC membership nomination

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 4 (PTI) Hockey India today congratulated Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, for being nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The election for the new IOC member position will be held at the 129th IOC Session that will take place in Rio de Janeiro between August 2 and 4. The independent selection process follows a new procedure for recruitment of IOC members based on the Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendations. Once elected, she will continue to be a member until the age of 70. Ambani is the first Indian woman to be nominated to the IOC and this comes as a recognition of her passionate work in the area of education and sports. Expressing his delight on this development, HI President Narinder Batra said, “Mrs Nita Ambanis dedication and passion for development of sport is laudable and thats exactly why she fully deserves the membership to represent India at the International Olympic Committee,” Ambani has been involved in promoting multiple sports in the country with focus on developing talent through a number of large-scale grassroots level initiatives. The IOC is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement. It acts as a catalyst for collaboration between all parties of the Olympic family, from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the International Sports Federations (ISFs), the athletes, the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs), to partners and United Nations agencies. PTI SSC SSClast_img read more

He was one of four Cardinals players listed questi

first_imgHe was one of four Cardinals players listed questionable on Friday’s injury report. The other three: wide receiver John Brown (back), center A.Q. Shipley (shoulder) and tackle John Wetzel (back), are also good to go. Wetzel will start at right tackle.The Cardinals’ remaining inactives are linebacker Bryson Albright, running back Andre Ellington, safety Harlan Miller, defensive lineman Corey Peters, offensive lineman Max Tuerk and wide receiver Chad Williams.Peters (ankle) had already been ruled out.And with Ellington a healthy scratch, running back D.J. Foster is active for the first time as a Cardinals player.For the Texans, running back Alfred Blue (hamstring), linebacker Dylan Cole (hamstring), tackle Julien Davenport (shoulder), wide receiver Will Fuller (ribs) and center Greg Mancz (knee/chest) are out due to injury and among the listed inactives.The others not in uniform for Houston are quarterback Josh Johnson and defensive lineman Chunky Clements. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Only two quarterbacks will dress, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians made clear earlier in the week. And apparently, Drew Stanton is healthy enough to be one of those two quarterbacks.Stanton will back up starter Blaine Gabbert here in Week 11 against the Houston Texans.Stanton was limited all week in practice with a sprained right knee, an injury he suffered late in the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 0 Comments   Share   Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)last_img read more