File photograph of Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The supreme court in Brazil appears to have cleared the way for a hearing of proceedings involving Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council(...)

Two OCI officials, Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin, leave  a police station in north of Rio after being interviewed.  Photograph: AP Photo/Leo Correa

Two Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) officials are witnesses but not suspects in their investigation into the alleged ticket touting controversy at th(...)

Ireland’s Olympic Council team leader Kevin Kilty, left, and chief executive Stephen Martin arrive at police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Leo Correa/AP Photo

Brazilian police are satisfied that the two Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) officials they interviewed on Thursday had no role in the alleged ticketi(...)