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Kevin Mallon after his release from prison in Rio de Janeiro.

The Supreme court in Brazil has granted an injunction to suspend the Rio de Janeiro court hearing in which Dublin man Kevin Mallon was due to give evi(...)

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(...)

Kevin Mallon, a Dublin man arrested in Rio de Janeiro over alleged Olympic Games ticket touting, has returned to Ireland, his lawyer has said. Photograph: EPA

Kevin Mallon, a Dublin man arrested in Rio de Janeiro over alleged Olympic Games ticket touting, has returned to Ireland, his lawyer has said. Frank(...)

Kevin Mallon has paid a bond to the Brazilian Courts, opening the way for his return to Ireland. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

The lawyer for Kevin Mallon, the Dublin man arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, says the bond amount of R$750,000 (€215,000)wa(...)

Former OCI president, Patrick Hickey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey’s legal team in Rio de Janeiro say the former OCI president could be given his passport back tomorrow, allowing him to return to Ireland in(...)

Kevin Mallon, second from right, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill

Ticket agent Kevin Mallon – who was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and one of 10 people charged last month in relation to (...)

 Pat Hickey:  facing ticket-touting charges in Rio de Janeiro following his arrest at the Olympic Games. Photograph: Alan Betson

Lawyers acting for Pat Hickey, who is facing ticket-touting charges in Rio de Janeiro following his arrest at the Olympic Games last August, have lodg(...)

Irish man Kevin Mallon (centre, check shirt) with members of his legal team following his release from the Bangú 10 prison in the western suburbs of Rio on Saturday night. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill/The Irish Times

The Irishman whose arrest sparked the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) ticketing controversy has been released from prison after a federal judge in Br(...)

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(...)