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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 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 The42 Ireland are now one of the 10 best hockey teams in the world after the Rio Olympics The Green Machine

Ireland are now one of the 10 best hockey teams in the world after the Rio Olympics

Craig Fulton’s side are one of the big movers in the latest world rankings.

From The42 Russia banned from Paralympic Games in Rio after losing appeal Rio 2016

Russia banned from Paralympic Games in Rio after losing appeal

There will be no Russian athletes at the 2016 Paralympic Games after CAS dismissed an appeal against their blanket ban from the IPC.

From The42 '15 days and counting! A few weeks ago I was nervous but now I can't wait to get to Rio' Road To Rio Diary

'15 days and counting! A few weeks ago I was nervous but now I can't wait to get to Rio'

Swimmer Ellen Keane is getting set for her third Paralympics – and there’s not long to go now.

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.

With a little performance enhancing photoshop, Paddy Barnes looks like a hell of a heavyweight

Anthony Joshua is clearly in trouble there.

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 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 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.

From The42 'Hotel staff refused to launder our jerseys because of AIDS stories': Nigeria's Olympic gold Anniversary

'Hotel staff refused to launder our jerseys because of AIDS stories': Nigeria's Olympic gold

The African country made history 20 years ago with an unlikely triumph in Atlanta.

From TheJournal.ie What would it take for Dublin to ever host an Olympics - other than a miracle? Dublin 2024

What would it take for Dublin to ever host an Olympics - other than a miracle?

We would need to find treasure.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15 Updates

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15

Four Irish athletes are in action, including European modern pentathlon champion Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: Ireland's European champion continues in the modern pentathlon Rio 2016

Olympic Breakfast: Ireland's European champion continues in the modern pentathlon

Plus, Neymar aims to lead Brazil to gold on the penultimate day of the Rio Games.