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#Olympic Council of Ireland

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'We're not going out to win anything other than Olympic gold, that's what we're doing it for'
# One On One
From The42
# One On One

'We're not going out to win anything other than Olympic gold, that's what we're doing it for'

Sep 26th 2018, 5:56 PM 5,417 Views 1 Comment

Fresh from becoming World rowing champions, Paul and Gary O’Donovan sit down with The42 to chat studies, jobs, pressure and Tokyo.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

Aug 13th 2018, 3:09 PM 8,524 Views 21 Comments

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 20 July, 2018

Olympic Council has €300,000 funding approved on basis it's not to be used on 'legacy issues'
# Rio Olympics
# Rio Olympics

Olympic Council has €300,000 funding approved on basis it's not to be used on 'legacy issues'

Jul 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,346 Views 17 Comments

Last year, €300,000 of government funding was withheld.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rio Olympics ticketing controversy probe cost the State over €300k
# Pat Hickey
# Pat Hickey

Rio Olympics ticketing controversy probe cost the State over €300k

Jun 9th 2018, 4:00 PM 14,701 Views 5 Comments

Pat Hickey and other key figures were criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete
# Unforgiving
From The42
# Unforgiving

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete

Feb 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,353 Views 21 Comments

Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 15 December, 2017

Olympic Council to have €300,000 funding withheld over ticket scandal restored
# OCI
# OCI

Olympic Council to have €300,000 funding withheld over ticket scandal restored

Dec 15th 2017, 7:14 AM 6,917 Views 0 Comments

The decision to restore the funding was announced by Sports Minister Shane Ross yesterday.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 27 November, 2017

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

Nov 27th 2017, 4:20 PM 8,244 Views 3 Comments

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 3 November, 2017

Olympic gold medal winning ex-hockey star steps down as OCI's Chief Executive Officer
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Olympic gold medal winning ex-hockey star steps down as OCI's Chief Executive Officer

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:48 AM 2,756 Views 0 Comments

Dr Stephen Martin has decided to pursue other career interests.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Shane Ross says Ireland can be friends with the OCI again following ticket deal cancellation
# Welcome Development
# Welcome Development

Shane Ross says Ireland can be friends with the OCI again following ticket deal cancellation

Oct 17th 2017, 8:31 PM 23,407 Views 0 Comments

In August it emerged that the OCI was locked into a “pretty watertight” contract with THG.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 29th 2017, 7:19 PM 13,482 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 17th 2017, 2:20 PM 22,683 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

OCI president gives 'unreserved apology' to athletes and families after Rio ticketing disaster
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

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

Aug 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,236 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'
# Keane To Make A Change
From The42
# Keane To Make A Change

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

Feb 19th 2017, 7:10 AM 8,534 Views 11 Comments

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.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 13 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 13th 2017, 2:02 PM 14,957 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 8th 2017, 8:07 PM 16,044 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 6 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 6th 2017, 7:14 PM 16,694 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland
# Home From Rio
# Home From Rio

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

Dec 14th 2016, 3:15 PM 6,885 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Pat Hickey is getting his Irish passport back and is allowed to leave Brazil
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

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

Nov 16th 2016, 9:31 PM 28,095 Views 0 Comments

Hickey has been detained in Brazil since August.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 11 November, 2016

Families and friends who applied for Rio 2016 tickets are being asked to contact inquiry
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

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

Nov 11th 2016, 1:10 PM 14,066 Views 0 Comments

The Moran Inquiry is looking at the Olympics ticketing scandal.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Spiralling cost of €750k Rio ticket probe turns focus on OCI executive
# Votes On A Scandal
# Votes On A Scandal

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

Nov 5th 2016, 4:23 PM 26,328 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 28 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 28th 2016, 8:05 AM 11,703 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

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

Sep 11th 2016, 6:29 PM 33,970 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 9 September, 2016

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director
# Martin Burke
# Martin Burke

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Sep 9th 2016, 7:54 AM 18,773 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 29 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 29th 2016, 12:02 PM 49,692 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"
# Tickets
# Tickets

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Aug 27th 2016, 12:49 PM 29,241 Views 0 Comments

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games
# Against The Rules
# Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

Aug 27th 2016, 11:04 AM 39,965 Views 49 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Aug 25th 2016, 5:27 PM 46,973 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry
# Ticketing Scandal
# Ticketing Scandal

OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry

Aug 24th 2016, 8:12 PM 31,105 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:20 PM 131,642 Views 0 Comments

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Monday 22 August, 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:05 AM 62,654 Views 0 Comments

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Sunday 21 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 21st 2016, 6:45 PM 43,504 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons
# Controversy
# Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

Aug 20th 2016, 2:50 PM 39,954 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 19 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 19th 2016, 9:14 PM 25,792 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair
# Pat Hickey
# Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair

Aug 18th 2016, 7:47 PM 35,787 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 17th 2016, 4:48 PM 52,345 Views 0 Comments

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

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal
# What's Going On?
# What's Going On?

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

Aug 14th 2016, 2:17 PM 17,464 Views 0 Comments

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Friday 12 August, 2016

Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy
# Investigations
# Investigations

Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy

Aug 12th 2016, 10:54 AM 10,837 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic Council of Ireland says there was no impropriety whatsoever from anyone dealing with tickets for the Rio Games.

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Irish Olympic ticket scandal: Pat Hickey says there was 'no impropriety whatsoever' from OCI
# Dublin To Rio
# Dublin To Rio

Irish Olympic ticket scandal: Pat Hickey says there was 'no impropriety whatsoever' from OCI

Aug 11th 2016, 3:18 PM 23,621 Views 0 Comments

The OCI President is under increasing pressure.

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?

Aug 11th 2016, 9:47 AM 20,567 Views 50 Comments

Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?

# olympic-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'We are very grateful': Ireland receive €50,000 fundraising boost ahead of first Olympics
# Obsessed
From The42
# Obsessed

'We are very grateful': Ireland receive €50,000 fundraising boost ahead of first Olympics

May 24th 2016, 2:26 PM 4,714 Views 0 Comments

It has been a good week for Hockey Ireland.

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