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#Pat Hickey

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect'

The news follows confirmation of a November date for his Brazil trial earlier this week.

# pat-hickey - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

# pat-hickey - Thursday 31 August, 2017

OCI to ask Shane Ross for funding back after accepting findings of report into Rio ticketing scandal

The Olympic Council will co-operate with an International Olympic Committee investigation into its former president Pat Hickey.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Rio 2016 lawyer thinks Irish inquiry emails 'may have been marked as spam'

The Brazilian lawyer representing the local committee said that he was unaware that an Irish inquiry was trying to get in touch with him.

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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'

A report on the ticket scandal is due to be published today.

# pat-hickey - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Rio ticketing scandal costs the Olympic Council of Ireland €1.5 million - and it could rise In The Red

Rio ticketing scandal costs the Olympic Council of Ireland €1.5 million - and it could rise

The organisation published its financial results ahead of the AGM tonight.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From The42 OCI presidency candidate claims 'five or six' sports federations have colluded ahead of vote Corrupt

OCI presidency candidate claims 'five or six' sports federations have colluded ahead of vote

Bernard O’Byrne has attacked the lack of transparency and openness before tomorrow’s ballot.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Friday 23 December, 2016

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas

He had been in Brazil for more than four months after his passport was seized by officials.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Ronaldo scores his 500th goal, Rio Ferdinand's Christmas gift and all today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Ronaldo scores his 500th goal, Rio Ferdinand's Christmas gift and all today's sport

Plus, the details on Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 which takes tomorrow at the 3Arena.

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.

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Punishment for Hartley, Hickey's return and all today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Punishment for Hartley, Hickey's return and all today's sport

Plus, all the fixture details for the start of the World Darts Championship tomorrow.

Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland

Kevin Mallon may have his back by the end of the week.

# pat-hickey - Monday 12 December, 2016

It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas

He could have his passport back later today.

# pat-hickey - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Pat Hickey is getting his Irish passport back and is allowed to leave Brazil

Hickey has been detained in Brazil since August.

# pat-hickey - Friday 11 November, 2016

Families and friends who applied for Rio 2016 tickets are being asked to contact inquiry

The Moran Inquiry is looking at the Olympics ticketing scandal.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Friday 21 October, 2016

European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey

The expressions of support came at a meeting of European Olympic committees in Minsk, Belarus.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Friday 9 September, 2016

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.

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