Ticket probe a marathon and not a sprint for beleaguered OCI chiefs
Ten days after allegations of ticket touting were levelled, OCI bosses are still stuck in Brazil, writes Cathal McMahon
The rather grand entrance to the four-star Windsor Oceanico in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro on Monday morning resembled the last day at school.
Tired delegates and VIPs from around the world hugged and swapped numbers and gilt-edged business cards before tearfully getting into the official courtesy cars supplied by Nissan.
Suitcases, packed no doubt with souvenirs, gifts and other keepsakes were loaded into cavernous boots before passengers, glowing with warm Rio memories, headed to the airport. The Olympics road show was leaving town.