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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 16 / 18

PIERRE BUDAR was appointed director of Citroën Racing, succeeding YVES MATTON , who joined FIA as its rally director after having initiated the return of the brand to the World Rally Championship ( Groupe PSA ). ... SHAMMI RANA  was appointed as rapporteur of UNESCO Traditional Sports ...

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