Controversial Hickey resigns from IOC

Controversial Hickey resigns from IOC

Patrick Hickey has a function as a member of the highest board in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) immediately laid down.

The 72-year-old Irishman this week to the IOC, that in Lima together.

Hickey hit during the Olympic Games last year in Rio de Janeiro in speech. He was arrested in Brazil because he was suspected of the illegal trade in tickets for sporting events during the Games, and sat for a while in the prison.

Hickey finally came out on bail free, but he insisted his innocence.

The former chairman of the Irish olympic committee, explained at the time: his work as a board member of the IOC temporarily down. He has now decided that work no longer to pick up.

In his resignation letter emphasizes Hickey again his innocence, but he showed that he is the IOC not want to bother with the affair around his person. He should be in november for the judge to appear.

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