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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(...)

 Pat Hickey  outside his home in Castleknock on Monday after his return from four months in Brazil. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Though Pat Hickey has finally left Brazil, it is a case of gone but by no means forgotten as far as the country’s authorities are concerned. Brazilia(...)

As Brazilian police wound up investigation of the OCI tickets case, further details emerged of text messages between Pat Hickey and the president of the IOC Thomas Bach in the run-up to the Rio Games. Photograph: Larry French/Getty Images

With Rio’s police winding up their investigation into the ticketing arrangements of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) at last month’s Games, the fo(...)

Police in Rio de Janeiro have named Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) sports director Martin Burke as a new suspect in the investigation into the ticketing scandal at the Rio Games last month.  File photograph: OCI/Twitter

Police in Rio de Janeiro have named Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) sports director Martin Burke as a new suspect in the investigation into the ticke(...)

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach did not attend the opening of the Paralympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has pledged to co-operate with Brazilian authorities investigating alleged ticket touting during Rio 2016. (...)