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 (...)

 Pat Hickey has protested his innocence over charges of ticket-touting in Rio. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey will deposit the €410,000 bond needed to regain his passport from Brazilian authorities, his lawyer in Rio de Janeiro said on Friday. Ar(...)

Support for former OCI chief Pat Hickey has arrived late in the day. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

“I swear, it’s not a world of men. It is not a world of men, Machine. A world of clock-watchers, bureaucrats, officeholders, what it is . . .” – Rick(...)

The Irish Olympic Council tweeted out this picture on Friday morning - showing a message of support for Pat Hickey from The European Olympic Committees, and the Association of National Olympic Committees at the General Assembly of the European Olympic Committee in Minsk, Belarus. Photograph: Twitter

After two months of near silence, the wider Olympic movement has suddenly swelled up in support of Pat Hickey. Delegates at yesterday’s General Asse(...)

The Irish Olympic Council tweeted out this picture on Friday morning - showing a message of support for Pat Hickey from The European Olympic Committees, and the Association of National Olympic Committees at the General Assembly of the European Olympic Committee in Minsk, Belarus. Photograph: Twitter

The acting president of the European Olympic Committee (EOC) has made an emotionally charged defence of Pat Hickey, claiming he is “not guilty of any (...)

Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey in his dressing gown moments after Brazilian police arrived at his hotel.

No one will ever know exactly what was going through the mind of Pat Hickey on the morning of August 17th when Brazilian police knocked on his door a(...)

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 (...)

 Dermot Sherlock is followed by Sonia O’Sullivan as they arrive arrive at the offices of law firm Arthur Cox in Dublin, where the OCI held a meeting to discuss the ticket-touting scandal. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The arrest of Pat Hickey in front of television cameras in Brazil was “a total and absolute disgrace” that would not have happened in Ireland, the hon(...)

Police in Rio have seized the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) after searching their hotel rooms in the Brazilian ci(...)

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon are being held at a remand unit of the Gericiná prison complex, known as Bangú 10Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Patrick Hickey is sharing a Rio de Janeiro prison cell with Kevin Mallon as both men wait to see if they are formally charged in the Olympic Games tic(...)

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