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#Pat Hickey

# 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.

# pat-hickey - Monday 5 September, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Stephen Donnelly’s Soc Dem departure, crisis pregnancy agencies and a wildfire in Spain had everyone talking…

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.

# pat-hickey - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting Back In His Box This post contains videos

Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting

Ross said he was left “battered and bruised” after the meeting.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'

A solicitor for the family of Pat Hickey said his family are struggling with the case.

# pat-hickey - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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.

# pat-hickey - 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.

# pat-hickey - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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.

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

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.

# pat-hickey - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late, Michael O'Reilly and the 'rush to judge' Pat Hickey

The RTÉ presenter has spoken about how he thinks The Late Late will cover Ireland’s Olympics.

# pat-hickey - Monday 22 August, 2016

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets

Families say there was no online portal to buy tickets.

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.

# pat-hickey - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

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.

"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"

28-year-old Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has made a name for himself as one of the harshest critics of the OCI’s actions in Rio.

# pat-hickey - Friday 19 August, 2016

Olympic Council of Ireland says Pat Hickey is entitled to "natural justice" as Ross announces inquiry

A retired judge will lead the inquiry into the Olympic ticket-touting scandal, but will be unable to compel witnesses.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Ryan Lochte starts to grovel and Conor McGregor weighs in for UFC 202.

From The42 Despite magic moments from athletes, these Games may force us to see what the Olympics has become Rio 2016

Despite magic moments from athletes, these Games may force us to see what the Olympics has become

The exploits of the O’Donovans, Annalise Murphy and others shouldn’t distract us from the bloated movement’s major problems, writes Tommy Martin.

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe

Meanwhile, Pat Hickey has been denied bail in Rio.

# pat-hickey - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair

Hickey has had cardiac issues in the past and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross

Pat Hickey has stood down from his role as OCI chief temporarily in the wake of his arrest in Rio.

From The42 Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle

Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.

From The42 'Most athletes earn very little money. The least you can expect is integrity and honesty' Rio 2016

'Most athletes earn very little money. The least you can expect is integrity and honesty'

Former Irish hurdler Derval O’Rourke was speaking after a dramatic day for OCI president Pat Hickey.

Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president

Former president Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest by Brazilian police on touting charges yesterday.

Making headlines: How the world reacted to the arrest of Ireland's Pat Hickey

The country’s top Olympic official has been making worldwide news.

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Pat Hickey will spend night in Rio hospital as police arrest him over Olympic ticket scandal

Hickey is facing three charges and a possible seven years in jail.

What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal

Here’s how the week has played out.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Hickey arrest overshadows Olympic Games Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Hickey arrest overshadows Olympic Games

It’s been an extremely busy day in sport administration.

Pat Hickey was advised to put Shane Ross "back in his box"

Minister Ross said last week that he was “not happy” about what had transpired and wanted answers.