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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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LEO WINDTNER  was re-elected as president of the Austrian FA (ÖFB), securing his third four-year term after taking the helm in '09. The 66-year-old immediately looked to the future at the association's ordinary general assembly. He said, "With almost 300,000 active players, football is th ...

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