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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(...)

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(...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas committee on sport will today consider requesting an official inquiry into a contract signed between the Olympic Council of Ireland (OC(...)

‘The offences alleged against Pat Hickey et al are not criminal offences under Irish law’. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Brazil and Ireland are very different countries in terms of geographical size, population, economy, corruption and crime. They have very different leg(...)

The Team Ireland Rio kit deal accounted for €230,000  of the Olympic Council of Ireland’s 2015 revenue. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

At the Olympic Council of Ireland’s (OCI) 100 Days to Rio media call in Dublin in April, the organisation’s president, Pat Hickey, couldn’t resist a l(...)

Doug Howlett: during his Munster rugby days

Ever wondered what Kiwi and Munster rugby legend Doug Howlett plans to do following his retirement? Mining bauxite in Guinea probably wasn’t hi(...)