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#Rio

# rio - Monday 3 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio Incalcuable

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio

The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.

# rio - Friday 19 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro

The driver has told investigators he suffered a seizure.

# rio - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian Olympic Committee President arrested over vote-buying scheme to bring games to Rio Rio De Janeiro

Brazilian Olympic Committee President arrested over vote-buying scheme to bring games to Rio

Prosecutor Fabiana Schenider said, “We are showing that Brazil is no longer a paradise for corrupt people, for thieves.”

# rio - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November Rio Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

# rio - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics 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 - Monday 14 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey and other key figures criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe Ticketing Scandal

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

The 226-page report into the ticketing scandal has been published online this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair' 2016 Olympics

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

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

# rio - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies Brazil

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies

The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.

# rio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

# rio - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run Back On Track This post contains videos

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run

Ciarán Ó Lionáird is taking a different approach to running these days.

# rio - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador Mystery

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# rio - Monday 26 December, 2016

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

# rio - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas Brazil

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas

He had been in Brazil for more than four months after his passport was seized by officials.

# rio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland Rio Tickets

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

# rio - Monday 19 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas 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.

# rio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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

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

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

# rio - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas On A Jet Plane

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

He could have his passport back later today.

# rio - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum Brazil This post contains videos

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum

The incident followed a day of intense clashes between police and gang members in the notorious favela.

# rio - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life' Challenge

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'

Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.

# rio - Friday 28 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report 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.

# rio - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday Proud Dad
From TheJournal.ie Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital' Rio

Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital'

The firm running the ‘clinic’ shipped 300 plastic feet and tonnes of other hardware to Rio.

# rio - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# rio - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars Ballroom Chancer This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars

The controversial swimmer was making his debut on the show.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600 Touting

Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600

Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.

# rio - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges 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.

# rio - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio Tickets

Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio

The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.

# rio - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal 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.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director 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 - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday Scandal

New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were formally charged by the public prosecutor today.

# rio - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro Rio

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro

The Belfast fighter won’t be heading for Tokyo.

# rio - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's family says he's receiving 'necessary support' from Irish Government 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.

# rio - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison Bangu Prison

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.

# rio - Monday 29 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street' Investigation

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.

# rio - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks Tickets

Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks

Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.

# rio - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday 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.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation" Tickets

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

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

# rio - Friday 26 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil Rio

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil

Lochte and three other American swimmers made false allegations of being robbed at gunpoint on a night out at the Olympics.

# rio - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid Olympic Council Of Ireland

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.

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