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#Rio Games

From The42 Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia RIP This post contains videos

Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia

She suffered from an incurable degenerative muscle disease.

From TheJournal.ie The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil Rio Games

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.

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 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 The42 'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics Undecided

'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics

The County Down golfer has revealed that he may give the Rio Games a miss altogether in a BBC documentary which will air tonight.