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Olympic Council of Ireland President Pat Hickey 'arrested in Rio'

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Pat Hickey pictured in Rio on August 2
Pat Hickey pictured in Rio on August 2

Reports emerging from Rio this morning suggest that OCI President Pat Hickey has been arrested in Brazil.

The news was broken by Brazilian journalist Jamil Chade:

The arrest is yet to be officially confirmed but this is another potential Olympic scandal that Ireland could do without.

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