It all started when an Irish man called Kevin Mallon, who works for a UK sports hospitality company called THG Sports, was arrested as the Games began. He was found in possession of around 800 tickets for high-profile sporting events as well as the opening and closing ceremonies.  Photograph: Tasso Marcelo/AFP/Getty Images.

Okay, I’m lost, tell me again what the story is with the Olympics ticketing controversy? It all started when an Irish man called Kevin Mallon, who w(...)

A member of the crowd shows their tickets for the gymnastics at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A message on an answering machine run by Pro10 Sports Management, the company at the centre of the Olympic tickets controversy, redirected calls to t(...)

Police in Brazil say they want to arrest a second Irish man as part of their investigation into the alleged touting controversy involving Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) tickets for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Tasso Marcelo/AFP/Getty Images.

Police in Brazil say they want to arrest a second Irish man as part of their investigation into the alleged touting controversy involving Olympic Coun(...)

A picture of an ID card belonging to Kevin Mallon, a  THG Sports director, displayed during a press conference at the City Police’s station in Benfica, north of Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Tasso Marcelo/AFP/Getty Images

A lawyer acting for the Irishman detained at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has flown from Rio to the country's capital, Brazilia to seek his im(...)