A man holds up Olympics tickets to sell in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The OCI’s executive committee played no role in appointing the council’s authorised ticket reseller for the Rio Games, a review has found. File photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

The executive committee of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) played no role in appointing the council’s authorised ticket reseller for the Rio Game(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross is to announce the terms of reference for a non-statutory inquiry on Wednesday. Photo: PA

The Government is understood to be willing to upgrade its investigation into the Olympics ticket controversy to a statutory inquiry if witnesses refus(...)

Lawyers for Pat Hickey, who has stepped aside temporarily as Olympic Council of Ireland president, have denied that he attempted to evade arrest by Brazilian police. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Lawyers for Pat Hickey, who has stepped aside temporarily as Olympic Council of Ireland president, have denied that he attempted to evade arrest by Br(...)

Pat Hickey has been arrested in Rio as part of the investigation into alleged ticket touting.

Three officials from the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) are due to be questioned by Rio de Janeiro police on Tuesday over the ticket touting controv(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland President Pat Hickey’s passport and accreditation on show during a police press conference in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

1. Brazilian police seek to seize John Delaney’s passportA Brazilian judge has authorised the country’s police to seize the passport of Football Assoc(...)

The headquarters of the Olympic Council of Ireland, in Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

When the pizzas arrived just after midnight for those at the executive meeting of the Olympic Council of Ireland you knew it was going to be a very la(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Board members Sonia O’Sullivan (right) and CEO of Swim Ireland Sarah Keane arrive at the offices of law firm Arthur Cox in Dublin City centre where the OCI held a meeting to discuss the Olympic tickets controversy.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

After a meeting of its executives that lasted over five hours, the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has decided to appoint a legal firm in Brazil “to (...)

Irish footballer Robbie Keane. Photograph: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Losses claimed by celebrity investors, including Irish football stars Robbie Keane and John O’Shea, in disputed film finance schemes in the UK amounte(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is one of the investors affected by the HMRC case. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Several Irish soccer stars are among hundreds of celebrities in Britain facing the spectre of large tax bills, after UK tax authorities claimed victo(...)

Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It seems the gloves are off in the war of words between St Patrick’s Athletic and the Football Association of Ireland after both organisations release(...)

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