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Third Irish Olympic Council chief wanted by police in Brazil over the illegal sale of Rio 2016 tickets 

A third Irishman is wanted in connection with the Rio ticket scandal  Police want to arrest the sports director of the Olympic Council of Ireland   Martin Burke could be extradited to Brazil where he could face charges He would join OCI’s chief Patrick Hickey and THG executive Kevin Mallon By Simon Holmes For Mailonline Published: 09:03 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 10:19 ...

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Obama’s Jab At Russia In Keeping With Olympic Tradition

When it comes to the Olympics, politics intrudes more often than not. President Obama has decided not to attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February. The official U.S. delegation will not include a president, vice president, first lady or former president for the first time since 2000. Instead, Obama asked athletes including openly gay tennis great Billie Jean ...

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