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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 (...)

Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey is refusing to appear before an Oireachtas committee. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Olympic Council of Ireland is examining how it can break a “watertight” contract agreed by its former president, Pat Hickey, with ticket distribut(...)

 Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and others are due to stand trial in Rio in connection with the tickets controversy. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey has accused an Oireachtas committee of breaching his constitutional rights to a fair tria(...)

OCI president Sarah Keane: “This obviously presents the council quite a challenge going forward.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is locked into a contract with ticket distributors THG until 2026 after an agreement was reached between the comp(...)

The inquiry  found a long-standing relationship between former OCI  president Pat Hickey and chief executive Marcus Evans, the UK owner of THG

Two ticketing companies paid $1.6 million to secure the rights to resell Irish tickets at the Olympic games, a report has found. Mr Justice Carroll M(...)

 Pat Hickey  outside his home in Castleknock on Monday after his return from four months in Brazil. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Though Pat Hickey has finally left Brazil, it is a case of gone but by no means forgotten as far as the country’s authorities are concerned. Brazilia(...)

The three Olympic Council of Ireland of Ireland (OCI) officials whose passports were seized month have had them returned, the lawyer for two of the me(...)

Pat Hickey:  heartened and humbled by the “outpouring of support, letters, texts and emails from the thousands of people in Ireland”. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/Getty Images

Pat Hickey has said he intends to fight the charges laid against him in a Brazilian court in relation to alleged ticket touting during the Olympic Ga(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon must face trial in Brazil over their alleged role in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) ticketing affair after a Rio de (...)

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