Tom Hennigan

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Pat Hickey of the Olympic Council of Ireland. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Pat Hickey and British businessman Marcus Evans co-ordinated the responses of the two companies caught up in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) tick(...)

Michael Conlan’s post-defeat interview was grief in sport at it’s most cruel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ian O’Riordan -Thomas Barr’s dreams become reality Performances of starry-eyed wonder can come at you from all directions at the Olympics, often when(...)

Olympic tickets allegedly seized from Kevin Mallon of THG Sports are displayed during a press conference last Monday. Photograph: Tasso Marcelo/AFP/Getty Images

The British company at the centre of the Olympic ticketing controversy did not have the right to sell tickets for the event, either in Brazil or abroa(...)

ID card of Kevin James Mallon, a director of THG Sports. Mallon was arrested in Rio charged with illegally re-selling Olympic tickets at high prices. Photograph: Tasso Marcelo/AFP/Getty Images

A formal charge has been made against Irish man Kevin Mallon along with three other people for his involvement in an alleged illegal ticket selling s(...)

The Olympics Rings at sun rise on Copabana Beach on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An Irishman has been arrested for ticket touting at the Olympic Games and is being held in prison by order of a Brazilian judge in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Getty Images

An Irishman has been arrested for ticket touting at the Olympic Games and is being held in prison by order of a Brazilian judge in Rio de Janeiro. T(...)

Demonstrators protest against the appointment of the former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as Chief of Staff, at the Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday night. Photograph: Ricardo Nogueira/EPA

Angry protests erupted in Brazilian cities on Wednesday night following the emergence of a taped phone conversation between President Dilma Rousseff (...)

Giant’s staircase: Utec, Lima has ‘opened up exciting new frontiers for Peruvian architecture’. Photograph: Grafton Architects, Iwan Baan Studio

Drive south on Lima’s coastal highway and the city’s beachside cliffs loom above you until a ravine cuts a path inland. Take this road and quickly re(...)

Spook show: Stellan Skarsgård as a London copper who can’t get the dead out of his head in the BBC’s River

The opening sequence of River (BBC One, Tuesday) reels me in. A woman and a giant of a man are in a car; she’s eating junk food and singing along to T(...)

A view of a Moy Park plant. The poultry producer has been sold by its owner to a 	Brazilian company in a deal worth €1.32 billion. Photograph: Brian Hallam/Moy Park

Moy Park, Northern Ireland’s biggest private employer, has been sold by its Brazilian owner to a local rival in a deal worth €1.32 billion. Debt-la(...)

Brazil Independence day at University of Limerick

Despite the offer of a scholarship in Spain worth twice as much as one from Ireland, when it came to deciding where to do her doctoral research, Br(...)

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