Patrick Hickey being led away by police
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Moment Olympic official Patrick Hickey is arrested over ticket sales

Footage has emerged of the moment police in Brazil investigating illegal Olympic ticket sales arrested the head of the European Olympic Committees, Irishman Patrick Hickey.

Mr Hickey, 71, is suspected of being involved in a scheme to sell tickets for higher than their face value.

In an interview with Irish broadcaster RTE last week, Mr Hickey denied any wrongdoing in relation to Olympic ticket sales.

  • 17 Aug 2016
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