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# rio-games - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia
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Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:52 AM 48,169 Views 13 Comments

She suffered from an incurable degenerative muscle disease.

# rio-games - Thursday 17 November, 2016

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

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,817 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.

# rio-games - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 25th 2016, 5:27 PM 46,990 Views 0 Comments

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

# rio-games - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Shane Ross not giving up hope on reaching deal with Olympic Council of Ireland
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# Ticket Controversy

Shane Ross not giving up hope on reaching deal with Olympic Council of Ireland

Aug 16th 2016, 9:57 AM 11,907 Views 0 Comments

The Minister said he was ‘disappointed and stunned’ by the OCI’s decision.

# rio-games - Thursday 3 January, 2013

'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics
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'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:17 PM 17,887 Views 145 Comments

The County Down golfer has revealed that he may give the Rio Games a miss altogether in a BBC documentary which will air tonight.