Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey who reached the  deal with THG covering the Olympic games between 2018 and 2026. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and ticketing company THG have announced they have terminated their contracts in relation to the 2018-2026 Olympi(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross was requested  to investigate the agreement between the OCI and THG. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has decided not to initiate a new inquiry into the deal tying the Olympic Council of Ireland to British ticketing firm THG for the next(...)

The ODCE pointed to a particular offence of making gains by deception, which carries a five-year term. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has advised TDs and Senators that the Olympic Council of Ireland’s ticket deal with THG may have a(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross said he was impressed by the work done by the new OCI board and its real commitment to reform.   Photograph:  Barbara Lindberg

The Government is to reimburse the Olympic Council of Ireland its funding for 2016 but has made no commitment on this year’s money. Minister for Tran(...)

Last week, a court in Rio de Janeiro set a date in November for the start of Pat Hickey’s trial on the charges related to the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pat Hickey has resigned from his position on the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with “immediate effect”. Mr Hickey had (...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross is seeking a termination of a contract between the OCI and British ticketing firm THG. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has insisted it will not restore funding to the Olympic Council of Ireland until all legacy matters are addressed satisfactorily. It h(...)

Pat Hickey has been charged with ticket-touting, criminal organisation, larceny, ambush marketing, money laundering and tax evasion in Brazil. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Brazilian prosecutor handling the case against former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey has accused him of using the Brazil proceedi(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It was evident from the two days that covered the Olympic Council of Ireland’s engagement with an Oireachtas committee last week that the OCI board me(...)

Pat Hickey:  Mr Justice Moran outlined how Mr Hickey  governed the OCI since his election as president in 1989, and was highly critical of the way athletes and fans were treated regarding ticket allocations at  Rio last summer

The board of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has unanimously agreed not to accept the return of its former president Pat Hickey, who is involved (...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. on Tuesday the Oireachtas committee on sport agreed that a formal inquiry should be launched into Mr Hickey’s deal with ticket reseller THG. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will today begin a process aimed at the removal of former OCI president Pat Hickey from his positions with the In(...)