Rings Of Power: The end of Hickey's Olympic empire

For the planespotting community, there was a welcome return of a familiar jet to Irish skies in recent weeks

28th August, 2016
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Pat Hickey in happier times: the OCI chief has spent more than a week in prison in Rio

The plane left Weston again the following Friday, but returned two days later for a quick trip. The jet, owned by British hospitality multimillionaire Marcus Evans, was flying in turbulent skies.

Evans’s company remains at the heart of an unfolding drama that has seen Ireland’s most longstanding and most resilient sports administrator, Pat Hickey, locked in a Brazilian cell for more than a week. Fellow Dubliner Kevin Mallon, a senior Marcus Evans employee, was set...

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