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Russian hoaxers used edited recordings of ex-International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven in an attempt to trick a German investigative journalist. Photograph:  Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Russian hoaxers used edited recordings of ex-International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven in an attempt to trick German investigativ(...)

OCI president Sarah Keane: “The board is uncomfortable with the situation. I think we’ve already come out and made our sentiments clear about that.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

As the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) continue to make wholesale changes to the way the organisation is governed and constituted, legacy issues cont(...)

The Russian Olympic Committee has been banned from sending a team to the 2018 Winter Olympics. Photograph: Koki Nagahama/Getty

Russia has been banned from next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and ordered to pay $15m by the International Olympic Committee as a punishment (...)

Alexander Tretiakov: 2014 Olympic champion has been banned from all future Games. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned four more Russian athletes for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Having already anno(...)

Fifa handed out three lifetime bans for corruption on Tuesday. Photograph: Valeriano Di Domenico/Getty Images

Fifa has dished out life bans to the former presidents of the Guam, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan football associations for corruption, its ethics committ(...)

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti announces an agreement for the city  to host the 2028 Olympics. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Los Angeles has accepted a deal to stage the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games – which means that the 2024 Games will be heading to Paris. The Los An(...)

OCI president Sara Keane at the organisation’s pre-AGM media briefing at the Davenport Hotel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Even with her promise of transparency, there was no hiding the unease with which Sarah Keane, recently elected president of the Olympic Council of Ir(...)

The OCI has paid out €1.04 million in legal fees alone.

The Rio Olympics ticketing controversy has already consumed €1.5 million of the Olympic Council of Ireland’s (OCI) cash reserves, leaving them with a (...)

Sir Craig Reedie: “As was quite clear before Rio, the World Anti-Doping Agency does not have the power to ban Russia.” Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Sir Craig Reedie has urged the International Olympic Committee to make a decision on whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Olympics at the “e(...)

Support for former OCI chief Pat Hickey has arrived late in the day. Photograph:

“I swear, it’s not a world of men. It is not a world of men, Machine. A world of clock-watchers, bureaucrats, officeholders, what it is . . .” – Rick(...)

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