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#Pat Hickey

# pat-hickey - 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 14,628 Views 5 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - 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 6,911 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended
# Brazil
# Brazil

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended

Nov 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,378 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

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

Nov 9th 2017, 7:29 PM 10,830 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - 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 23,406 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016
# Withheld Funds
# Withheld Funds

Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016

Sep 12th 2017, 7:56 PM 14,670 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Olympics Board
# Olympics Board

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

Sep 10th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,968 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rio Ticketing Scandal
# Rio Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Sep 5th 2017, 4:42 PM 8,690 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rio Tickets Scandal
# Rio Tickets Scandal

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

Aug 31st 2017, 8:26 AM 9,292 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pat Hickey
# Pat Hickey

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

Aug 30th 2017, 9:06 AM 4,777 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 13,467 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ticket Problems
# Ticket Problems

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

Aug 17th 2017, 2:20 PM 22,675 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Moran Inquiry
# Moran Inquiry

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

Aug 15th 2017, 7:34 AM 16,113 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

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

Aug 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,233 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.

# pat-hickey - Monday 14 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 14th 2017, 6:51 PM 16,349 Views 0 Comments

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
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

Aug 14th 2017, 5:01 PM 11,479 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'
# 2016 Olympics
# 2016 Olympics

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

Aug 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,833 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 5:44 PM 3,667 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sarah Keane

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

Feb 13th 2017, 2:02 PM 14,950 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - 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 16,016 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Monday 6 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 6th 2017, 7:14 PM 16,686 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

Feb 1st 2017, 10:55 AM 13,963 Views 24 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:57 PM 8,394 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pat Hickey
# Pat Hickey

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

Dec 19th 2016, 9:39 AM 14,855 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 15th 2016, 8:19 PM 10,438 Views 8 Comments

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

Pat Hickey is finally on his way back to Ireland
# Way Back Home
# Way Back Home

Pat Hickey is finally on his way back to Ireland

Dec 15th 2016, 8:08 AM 11,065 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2016, 7:56 PM 11,890 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 6,881 Views 0 Comments

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
# On A Jet Plane
# On A Jet Plane

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

Dec 12th 2016, 1:52 PM 9,816 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

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

Dec 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,050 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ticketing Case
# Ticketing Case

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:30 PM 25,542 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rio Games
# Rio Games

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,795 Views 0 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nov 17th 2016, 8:49 AM 11,367 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 28,085 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 14,050 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 26,319 Views 0 Comments

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
# Statement
# Statement

Pat Hickey's family welcome postponement of Rio ticket review

Nov 4th 2016, 9:53 PM 18,707 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns

Nov 3rd 2016, 3:02 PM 13,743 Views 0 Comments

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
# Minsk
# Minsk

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

Oct 21st 2016, 5:36 PM 18,108 Views 0 Comments

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

# pat-hickey - Thursday 22 September, 2016

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

John Delaney denies any link to Rio ticketing scandal

Sep 22nd 2016, 5:40 PM 14,545 Views 0 Comments

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

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