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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 The42 'Nan, I did it!' - Annalise Murphy got a hero's welcome as she arrived home this afternoon Homecoming
From The42 John Delaney declines to comment on Rio tickets controversy in latest interview Silence

John Delaney declines to comment on Rio tickets controversy in latest interview

The FAI CEO also paid tribute to the late Milo Corcoran.

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late, Michael O'Reilly and the 'rush to judge' Pat Hickey The View From Montrose

Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late, Michael O'Reilly and the 'rush to judge' Pat Hickey

The RTÉ presenter has spoken about how he thinks The Late Late will cover Ireland’s Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story Not Impressed

Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story

The story was a major embarrassment for Team USA at the Rio games.

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 The42 Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.

From The42 'You cannot humiliate people' - AIBA hit back at Michael Conlan Reaction

'You cannot humiliate people' - AIBA hit back at Michael Conlan

They also suggested there was “nothing wrong” with a similarly contentious outcome, which saw Evgeny Tishchenko defeat Vassiliy Levit.

From The42 5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics Heroes And Villains

5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics

Neymar scored in the 1-1 draw in the final against Germany and then converted the winning penalty to give the hosts a first-ever football gold.

From The42 Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out Climax

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

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 Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang So Long Farewell This post contains images

Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang

The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.

From The42 Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal Olympics

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal

Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.

From The42 Brazilian judge issues warrant for passport of John Delaney and five other OCI officials Ticket Scandal

Brazilian judge issues warrant for passport of John Delaney and five other OCI officials

The news comes after an early morning raid at the Irish office in the Olympic village.

From The42 USA storm to third consecutive basketball Gold as Rio 2016 comes to a close Boom Shaqa Laka

USA storm to third consecutive basketball Gold as Rio 2016 comes to a close

There was no stopping the United States in the men’s basketball final at Rio 2016, as Serbia suffered a thumping defeat.

From The42 Mongolian wrestling coaches strip off in protest after fighter loses Olympic medal fight Rio 2016

Mongolian wrestling coaches strip off in protest after fighter loses Olympic medal fight

A bizarre protest was staged after the bout ended in highly controversial circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much of the Rio Olympics do you remember? Quiz

Quiz: How much of the Rio Olympics do you remember?

How closely were you paying attention?

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today Ticket Touting

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

From The42 Pat Hickey to appear before Brazilian judge over Olympic ticket scandal on Tuesday Rio 2016

Pat Hickey to appear before Brazilian judge over Olympic ticket scandal on Tuesday

Hickey is accused of involvement in a ticket scam, ambush marketing and conspiracy over the sale of Rio Olympics tickets at inflated prices.

From The42 Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon The Long Run

Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon

The Co. Down man went a long way towards justifying his selection for the Games.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 16 Updates

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 16

Ireland’s Marathon men will be our main focus on the last day of the Games.

From The42 Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph Gold

Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph

“Tite can look for another captain” – After ending Brazil’s wait for Olympic gold in men’s football, Neymar opted to relinquish the armband.

From The42 12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics Heroes

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: marathon men at last take to the line on final day of action Rio 2016
From The42 He found out he was DQ'd on TV, but Chelimo gets silver medal back on appeal Rollercoaster

He found out he was DQ'd on TV, but Chelimo gets silver medal back on appeal

Disqualifications for Paul Chelimo and another runner had bumped American Bernard Lagat up to bronze, but he was happy to give it back.

From The42 Brilliant Farah wins 5000m to achieve 'double-double' DOUBLE DOUBLE

Brilliant Farah wins 5000m to achieve 'double-double'

It was a thrilling race in Rio.

From The42 American Centrowitz stuns favourites for 1500m gold Rio 2016

American Centrowitz stuns favourites for 1500m gold

He’s coached by Alberto Salazar.

From The42 Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold Easy

Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold

It was never in doubt.

From The42 Lochte takes responsibility for 'immature behaviour' Soz

Lochte takes responsibility for 'immature behaviour'

In his first interview since his claim of armed robbery unravelled, the US swimmer lamented getting his team-mates into a mess in Rio.

From The42 Neymar's winning penalty brings an Olympic moment for all of Brazil to savour Brazil Goes Nuts

Neymar's winning penalty brings an Olympic moment for all of Brazil to savour

Brazil exorcise their World Cup demons and clinch first Olympic football gold on an unbearably tense night in the Maracanã.

From The42 Modern man Lanigan-O'Keeffe produces heroic performance to secure top 10 finish Rio 2016

Modern man Lanigan-O'Keeffe produces heroic performance to secure top 10 finish

The Kilkenny athlete jumped from 15th to eighth during the combined shooting/running event.

From The42 19 times the Irish in Rio did us proud Gold Medals For All

19 times the Irish in Rio did us proud

Flying the flag.

From The42 Gary O'Donovan to carry the Irish flag at Rio closing ceremony Pull Like A Dog

Gary O'Donovan to carry the Irish flag at Rio closing ceremony

It’s yet another honour for the Skibbereen Rowing Club member.

From The42 Maguire just misses out on top-20 finish as Inbee Park claims Olympic gold Rio 2016

Maguire just misses out on top-20 finish as Inbee Park claims Olympic gold

Stephanie Meadow finished in a tie for 31st.

From The42 Aileen Reid finishes 21st in the Olympic triathlon Triathlon

Aileen Reid finishes 21st in the Olympic triathlon

American Gwen Jorgensen pulled away on the run to take gold.

19 times the Irish in Rio did us proud

Flying the flag.