OCI president Sarah Keane: “The board is uncomfortable with the situation. I think we’ve already come out and made our sentiments clear about that.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

As the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) continue to make wholesale changes to the way the organisation is governed and constituted, legacy issues cont(...)

In 2018 the men play in the World Cup in India at the end of the year and will have a number of warm up events in preparation for that. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for FIH

The grant of €21,000 per year for the Olympic cycle to Tokyo given to men’s hockey this week by the Olympic Council of Ireland was extremely welcome. (...)

Women at the  recent Olympic Council of Ireland  workshop in Croke Park

Gabriela Müller Mendoza is a tiny woman who delivers big. The petite Mexican exuded huge energy and presence when encouraging women to take up more le(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

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 has been charged with ticket-touting, criminal organisation, larceny, ambush marketing, money laundering and tax evasion in Brazil. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Brazilian prosecutor handling the case against former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey has accused him of using the Brazil proceedi(...)

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