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Yesterday’s News


Saturday 11 November, 2017

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended

Both Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were due to appear at a local court in Rio de Janeiro on the afternoon of 29 November.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date

Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”

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.

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.


Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

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.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were formally charged by the public prosecutor today.

Monday 5 September, 2016

Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday

Kevin Mallon from THG is due to give new testimony to police today. Both men deny any wrongdoing.

Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison

He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.

Father scoops €500,000 after daughter buys him a Lotto ticket

The delighted man, who is staying anonymous, was joined in Lotto HQ today as he collected his prize.

Monday 29 August, 2016

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.