John Delaney with  Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, and Emma English in 2016. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

His “positive attributes were genuinely appreciated . . . and for good reason. However, his style of leadership was characterised by strong personal c(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland president Sarah Keane. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Olympic Council of Ireland president Sarah Keane has said the fallout from her predecessor Pat Hickey’s arrest in Rio over the Olympic ticketing scand(...)

Boxer Michael O’Reilly: it is not known what banned substance caused the positive result in his “A” sample. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Olympic boxer Michael O’Reilly is expected to claim a supplement he took is responsible for him failing a dope test ahead of the opening of the Rio ga(...)