Friday 20 October 2017

How the international media reacted to Pat Hickey's arrest in Rio

Jake O'Donnell

The news of Pat Hickey’s arrest on Wednesday morning shook the world of Irish sport and has arguably become the most infamous sporting scandal to hit this island since Saipan.

The international media were quick to pick up the story, and within hours headlines about Hickey’s arrest dominated every large news organisation’s websites and social media feeds.

Hickey, 71,  sensationally became the lead story in all Rio coverage worldwide.

Here is what the world has been saying…

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