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# Rio Olympics
Olympic Council has €300,000 funding approved on basis it's not to be used on 'legacy issues'
Last year, €300,000 of government funding was withheld.
Olympic Council to have €300,000 funding withheld over ticket scandal restored
The decision to restore the funding was announced by Sports Minister Shane Ross yesterday.
# Road to Tokyo
12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020
And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.
# Wave Goodbye
Olympic gold medal winning ex-hockey star steps down as OCI's Chief Executive Officer
Dr Stephen Martin has decided to pursue other career interests.
# welcome development
Shane Ross says Ireland can be friends with the OCI again following ticket deal cancellation
In August it emerged that the OCI was locked into a “pretty watertight” contract with THG.
# withheld funds
Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016
The new board at the OCI had sought an urgent meeting with Ross to restore its funding.
# Pat Hickey
OCI to meet for first time since publication of report into Rio ticketing scandal
The board will discuss the legality of a contract between the OCI and THG to be Ireland’s ticket distributor until 2026.
# Tickets
Committee wants to know why OCI is locked into contract with company at centre of Rio scandal
The Olympic Council of Ireland is locked into a contract with the company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026.
# ticket problems
Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics
Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.
# Rio 2016
OCI president gives 'unreserved apology' to athletes and families after Rio ticketing disaster
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 locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026
OCI president Sarah Keane told reporters today that a contract had been signed between the organisation and ticketing company THG.
# rusting
Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals
Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.
# keane to make a change
'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'
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.
# sarah keane
New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"
Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.
Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI
The CEO of Swim Ireland will take over from acting president Willie O’Brien, who replaced Pat Hickey last summer.
# statement
Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president
The 71-year-old formally left his role today.
# Reversal
OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections
The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.
# running for presidency
O'Brien adamant that he is the best candidate for OCI job despite conflicting recommendations
He faced a tough interview on RTÉ’s Saturday Sport.
# and the nominees are...
These are the 3 people who want to be the next OCI President
The Olympic Council of Ireland’s EGM takes place next month.
# transition
Basketball CEO O'Byrne to run for OCI presidency
The OCI will appoint a new president for the first time in 28 years.
# Pat Hickey
Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas
The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.
# way back home
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.
# ticketing case
Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received
The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.
# On a jet plane
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.
# Rio Games
The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil
Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.
# votes on a scandal
Spiralling cost of €750k Rio ticket probe turns focus on OCI executive
As another member steps down, there are calls for it to be replaced.
# statement
Pat Hickey's family welcome postponement of Rio ticket review
The family also expressed their concern for the welfare of Pat Hickey, and want him to return to Ireland for medical treatment.
# Another departure
Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns
Ciarán Ó Catháin stepped down after last night’s meeting.
# Delay
OCI postpones Rio ticket probe after threat of court injunction from Pat Hickey's lawyers
The Executive Committee has taken the decision after the threat of a High Court injunction from Pat Hickey’s legal team.
# Olympics
Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report
The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.
# statement
John Delaney has stepped down from his role as OCI vice-president
The Waterford native released a statement this evening outlining the reasons behind the decision.
# statement
John Delaney denies any link to Rio ticketing scandal
The FAI’s chief executive says he is reconsidering his voluntary position with the OCI.
# rio scandal
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.
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.
# Olympic Council of Ireland
"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.
# Tickets
Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio
The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.
# rio tickets
OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal
Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.
# martin burke
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.
# Rio 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.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.