• Police seize mobiles from Irish Olympic officials in ticket tout probe

    Police seize mobiles from Irish Olympic officials in ticket tout probe

    Three Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) officials have had their passports, phones and laptops seized by Brazilian police.

    Ireland team leader Kevin Kilty, chief executive Stephen Martin and secretary general Dermot Henihan, are accused of illegally selling Olympic tickets, according to Rio officers.

    The officials were not arrested but were asked and agreed to attend police stations in the capital for questioning on Tuesday, the OCI said.

    The head of the Olympic Council of Ireland has temporarily stood down after being arrested over […]