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Getting Olympic Tickets in Beijing

Much has been made of the scarcity of tickets in Beijing and yet in the first week there was a pandemic of half-empty stadia spreading the city. The government have been publicising their active work to shut down ticket touts and prevent illegal re-sale of official tickets. However, this is typical PR and bluff promoted [...]
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News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

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Ticketing problems leave stadiums half empty

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Sports / Olympics : 08:08:08 An Olympic Games Blog (6 years ago)

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