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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(...)

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: trial set to begin in November

A court in Rio de Janeiro has set a date in November for the start of Pat Hickey’s trial on charges related to alleged ticket touting at the Rio Olymp(...)

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(...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and its current president Sarah Keane. Photographs: Collins/The Irish Times

The thrust of many questions at the Oireachtas committee meeting to consider the Moran Report revolved around how former OCI president Pat Hickey surv(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland president Sarah Keane. Image: Oireachtas screengrab.

Officials in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) would have significant difficulties with the return of the organisation’s long-time president Pat Hi(...)

Shane Ross addressing the committee on Thursday morning

A meeting of the Oireachtas committee on sport, which was discussing a report into the Rio Olympics ticketing controversy, has been suspended after a (...)

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