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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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It was evident from the two days that covered the Olympic Council of Ireland’s engagement with an Oireachtas committee last week that the OCI board me(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey could face a maximum 44 years in prison if found guilty of all charges in Brazil, accordi(...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and its current president Sarah Keane. Photographs: Collins/The Irish Times

The thrust of many questions at the Oireachtas committee meeting to consider the Moran Report revolved around how former OCI president Pat Hickey surv(...)

Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland. New president Sarah Keane has pledged to reform the OCI.  Photograph: Alan Betson

There was a blackly amusing moment at Friday’s hearing into the Rio Olympics fallout in the Oireachtas. Conversation turned to the dreamy days of the (...)

Sarah Keane who addressed the Oireachtas committee on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey did not consult the executive board about his decision to appoint THG as the ticket agent(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland president Sarah Keane. Image: Oireachtas screengrab.

Officials in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) would have significant difficulties with the return of the organisation’s long-time president Pat Hi(...)

Shane Ross addressing the committee on Thursday morning

A meeting of the Oireachtas committee on sport, which was discussing a report into the Rio Olympics ticketing controversy, has been suspended after a (...)

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