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From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation" Tickets

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

From TheJournal.ie Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's family slam his arrest as they look for meetings with ministers Statement

Pat Hickey's family slam his arrest as they look for meetings with ministers

The family say they hope to meet with Enda Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station Brazil

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid Olympic Council Of Ireland

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

From TheJournal.ie OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry Ticketing Scandal

OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry

Today the Government announced that the inquiry, chaired by Justice Carroll Moran, will examine ticket sales for the London (2012) and Sochi (2014) Games, as well as Rio 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

From TheJournal.ie Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia' Ticket Touting

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets Shambles

'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets

Families say there was no online portal to buy tickets.

From TheJournal.ie OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace" Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

From TheJournal.ie "I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes" Sunday Interview

"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"

28-year-old Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has made a name for himself as one of the harshest critics of the OCI’s actions in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic Council of Ireland has said it will ‘co-operate fully’ with a State inquiry into the ongoing ticket-touting scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

From TheJournal.ie Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe Controversy

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe

Meanwhile, Pat Hickey has been denied bail in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair

Hickey has had cardiac issues in the past and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey was advised to put Shane Ross "back in his box" Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey was advised to put Shane Ross "back in his box"

Minister Ross said last week that he was “not happy” about what had transpired and wanted answers.

From The42 5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy Trouble

5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy

Pat Hickey has been arrested in connection with the scandal in Rio today.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross not giving up hope on reaching deal with Olympic Council of Ireland Ticket Controversy

Shane Ross not giving up hope on reaching deal with Olympic Council of Ireland

The Minister said he was ‘disappointed and stunned’ by the OCI’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy Rio 2016

OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy

Minister Shane Ross said that he was “absolutely stunned” by the decision.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Olympic ticket scandal: Pat Hickey says there was 'no impropriety whatsoever' from OCI Dublin To Rio

Irish Olympic ticket scandal: Pat Hickey says there was 'no impropriety whatsoever' from OCI

The OCI President is under increasing pressure.

From The42 Pat Hickey tips John Delaney to become new OCI chief in 2020 Long-range Forecast

Pat Hickey tips John Delaney to become new OCI chief in 2020

Hickey is stepping down from the role after 28 years at the helm, but he doesn’t expect his successor to be in charge beyond the Tokyo Olympics.

From The42 The OCI are 'extremely disappointed' to be without 'one of the big stars of Rio 2016' Statement

The OCI are 'extremely disappointed' to be without 'one of the big stars of Rio 2016'

Rory McIlroy has announced his decision to withdraw from the Olympic Games due to fears over the Zika virus.

From The42 ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations London 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

From The42 McIlroy can carry Irish flag if he declares for us  - Olympic Council Rio 2016

McIlroy can carry Irish flag if he declares for us - Olympic Council

OCI president Pat Hickey has tried to tip Rory McIlroy’s allegiance in Ireland’s favour ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming?  What's the plan? Welcome Home

Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming? What's the plan?

Details are still a little sketchy about who’ll be there, but the official reception for Team Ireland will get underway at 1pm tomorrow.

From The42 Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal London 2012

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal

On the eve of the Games, the IOC received a complaint that an Irish athlete had allegedly bet on an opponent in a previous event.

From The42 London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop Rough Ride

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

From The42 London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table Top Job

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table

Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

From The42 It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief London 2012

It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief

Patsy McGonagle says the spirit of the team heading to London today has not been affected by the Joanna Mills ‘deselection’.

From The42 We'll learn from Cuddihy/Mills saga, promise athletics bosses London 2012

We'll learn from Cuddihy/Mills saga, promise athletics bosses

Athletics Ireland have promised to conduct a review of the selection and appeals processes after the Olympics.

From The42 London 2012: Cuddihy's Olympic appeal successful London 2012

London 2012: Cuddihy's Olympic appeal successful

Joanna Mills will miss out on London after an OCI Appeal Tribunal reinstated Catriona Cuddihy to the women’s 4x400m relay team.

From The42 OCI reject Brammeier's Olympic appeal London 2012

OCI reject Brammeier's Olympic appeal

The ruling means David McCann retains his place in Ireland’s road race team for the London Games.

From The42 Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics London 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.

From The42 Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission Double Trouble

Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission

Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.

From The42 Henry Shefflin, Paul McGrath and Shane Horgan to carry Olympic flame Torch

Henry Shefflin, Paul McGrath and Shane Horgan to carry Olympic flame

Some of the torchbearers have been revealed ahead of next month’s relay in Dublin.

From The42 Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012 Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

From The42 Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame London 2012

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame

The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.

From The42 Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief London 2012

Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief

“I have no problems with Roy Keane but we have to ask the Football Association of Ireland who are our partners in this,” Pat Hickey told TheScore yesterday.

From The42 London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch Olympics

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch

Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.