Why Ross’s Rio inquiry was doomed from the beginning
Report to come out six months late with no findings of wrongdoing; refusal of parties to participate was a ‘major handicap’
The long-awaited report on the alleged touting of tickets assigned to the Irish delegation for the Rio Olympics faced a “major handicap” because of a failure by relevant parties to answer questions or provide evidence of what happened.
The report, due to be published tomorrow, says the inquiry was confined to a “narrative of events” rather than conclusive findings on the scandal that overshadowed what should have been a week of celebration when Ireland won...
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