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 Irish middleweight boxer Michael O’Reilly in action in Baku in 2015. An investigation into O’Reilly’s failed doping test  at the Rio Games may not be completed for months. File photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

An investigation into the failed doping test by Irish middleweight boxer Michael O’Reilly at the Rio Games may not be completed for months, according (...)

The three Olympic Council of Ireland of Ireland (OCI) officials whose passports were seized month have had them returned, the lawyer for two of the me(...)

Pat Hickey:  heartened and humbled by the “outpouring of support, letters, texts and emails from the thousands of people in Ireland”. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/Getty Images

Pat Hickey has said he intends to fight the charges laid against him in a Brazilian court in relation to alleged ticket touting during the Olympic Ga(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon must face trial in Brazil over their alleged role in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) ticketing affair after a Rio de (...)

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(...)

Katie-George Dunlevy of Ireland along with her pilot Eve McCrystal during a training session in the Olympic Velodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

There’s no scope for conversation when hurtling around the Velodrome at Barra Olympic Park. Last Sunday afternoon that was a blessing for Kilkenny’s D(...)

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. (...)

Brazil’s Rafinha celebrates beating Germany in Rio: Pat Hickey had wanted tickets for that final. File photograph: Getty Images

Pat Hickey personally lobbied the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for more tickets for high-profile events at the Rio Games, a (...)

Pat Hickey’s son Fred following a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Pat Hickey’s family have said they were “reassured” the Government was doing everything in its power to provide consular support to the senior Olympic(...)

USA goalkeeper Hope Solo:  one of a quintet of high-profile stars who have filed a discrimination case against the USSF. Photograph:  Scott Heavey/Getty Images

In the early hours of January 19th last year, California police came upon a US Soccer van being driven with the lights off. Jerramy Stevens, a former (...)

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