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# oci - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016

The new board at the OCI had sought an urgent meeting with Ross to restore its funding.

# oci - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

OCI to meet for first time since publication of report into Rio ticketing scandal

The board will discuss the legality of a contract between the OCI and THG to be Ireland’s ticket distributor until 2026.

# oci - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Committee wants to know why OCI is locked into contract with company at centre of Rio scandal

The Olympic Council of Ireland is locked into a contract with the company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026.

# oci - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

# oci - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

OCI president gives 'unreserved apology' to athletes and families after Rio ticketing disaster

During the Games, there were numerous reports of desperate family members of athletes having to go to other countries in order to secure tickets for events.

# oci - Monday 14 August, 2017

Olympic Council of Ireland locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026 OCI

Olympic Council of Ireland locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026

OCI president Sarah Keane told reporters today that a contract had been signed between the organisation and ticketing company THG.

# oci - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals

Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.

# oci - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'

Sarah Keane has been tasked with bringing the Olympic Council of Ireland out of the crisis it currently finds itself in and rebuilding the organisation’s plummeting credibility.

# oci - Monday 13 February, 2017

New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"

Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.

# oci - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From The42 Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI OCI

Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI

The CEO of Swim Ireland will take over from acting president Willie O’Brien, who replaced Pat Hickey last summer.

# oci - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president Statement

Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president

The 71-year-old formally left his role today.

# oci - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections Reversal

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.

# oci - Saturday 28 January, 2017

O'Brien adamant that he is the best candidate for OCI job despite conflicting recommendations

He faced a tough interview on RTÉ’s Saturday Sport.

# oci - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

These are the 3 people who want to be the next OCI President

The Olympic Council of Ireland’s EGM takes place next month.

# oci - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The42 Basketball CEO O'Byrne to run for OCI presidency Transition

Basketball CEO O'Byrne to run for OCI presidency

The OCI will appoint a new president for the first time in 28 years.

# oci - Monday 19 December, 2016

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas

The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.

# oci - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Pat Hickey is finally on his way back to Ireland

The former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland had been detained in Rio de Janeiro for the past four months.

# oci - Friday 2 December, 2016

Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received

The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.

# oci - Friday 18 November, 2016

Pat Hickey 'in good spirits' as his lawyer confirms €410,000 bond money will be deposited

It is not known who is paying the €410,000 bond.

# oci - Thursday 17 November, 2016

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.

# oci - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Spiralling cost of €750k Rio ticket probe turns focus on OCI executive

As another member steps down, there are calls for it to be replaced.

# oci - Friday 4 November, 2016

Pat Hickey's family welcome postponement of Rio ticket review

The family also expressed their concern for the welfare of Pat Hickey, and want him to return to Ireland for medical treatment.

# oci - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns Another Departure

Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns

Ciarán Ó Catháin stepped down after last night’s meeting.

# oci - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

From The42 OCI postpones Rio ticket probe after threat of court injunction from Pat Hickey's lawyers Delay

OCI postpones Rio ticket probe after threat of court injunction from Pat Hickey's lawyers

The Executive Committee has taken the decision after the threat of a High Court injunction from Pat Hickey’s legal team.

# oci - Friday 28 October, 2016

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report

The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.

# oci - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

From The42 John Delaney has stepped down from his role as OCI vice-president Statement

John Delaney has stepped down from his role as OCI vice-president

The Waterford native released a statement this evening outlining the reasons behind the decision.

# oci - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From The42 John Delaney denies any link to Rio ticketing scandal Statement

John Delaney denies any link to Rio ticketing scandal

The FAI’s chief executive says he is reconsidering his voluntary position with the OCI.

# oci - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Three OCI officials return to Ireland after Rio police hand back their passports

OCI honorary general secretary Dermot Henihan, chief executive Stephen Martin and Rio 2016 chef de mission Kevin Kilty are leaving Brazil.

# oci - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Sonia O'Sullivan says she will "have to review" her position on the Olympic Council board OCI

Sonia O'Sullivan says she will "have to review" her position on the Olympic Council board

She added that as a board, ticket sales had never been raised.

# oci - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.

# oci - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio

The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.

# oci - Friday 9 September, 2016

OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal

Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Rio police are seeking the arrest of OCI sports director Martin Burke, though he is not named on the same charges as Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon.

# oci - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Pat Hickey's family says he's receiving 'necessary support' from Irish Government

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the 71-year-old, his family has said.

# oci - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.

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.

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

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

# oci - Friday 26 August, 2016

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

The family say they hope to meet with Enda Kenny.

# oci - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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.

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.

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