OCI board did not approve Hickey deal with Rio ticket seller

OCI board did not approve Hickey deal with Rio ticket seller
Former president of the OCI Pat Hickey

Legal costs to hit €1 million says OCI vice-president, Ross told holding back money will hurt Irish sport

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) faces legal bills of over €1 million for former board members and president, Pat Hickey, as the fallout from the Rio ticketing controversy continues to cast a shadow over the organisation and funding for Irish athletes.

It intends to argue that a deal entered into with THG to be its ticket agent up until 2026, is based on a contract agreed between the sports hospitality agency and Hickey as an...

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