Pat Hickey finally got to the top of the world - and it blew up right in his face
Published 20/08/2016 | 02:30
At the beginning of this year, Pat Hickey wrote an article for a sporting website and posed the question: "How do you follow a year like 2015?"
From his lofty position as President of the European Olympic Committees, he could hardly have expected that in 2016 he would be arrested at dawn, naked in a hotel room in Rio - and later kept in police custody facing allegations of ticket touting.
Following this outlandish turn of events, one was reminded of a famous acronym from the Haughey era - GUBU.