Remember all those empty seats at the Beijing Olympics in 2008? How about massive financial losses at the 2004 games that may have directly contributed to Greece going bankrupt?
Organizers for the 2012 London Olympics are determined to avoid similar pitfalls, which should not be an issue with extremely high demand for tickets on the British Isles.
But so far, as the Post’s Eliza Mackintosh reports, obtaining tickets has proven to be a fruitless endeavor for an alarmingly large percentage of ticket applicants.
Prized Olympic tickets entrusted to foreign delegations are being openly sold by touts on the streets of Britain, it emerged last night.They are cashing in on the huge demand for seats by selling tickets sent overseas by Games organ... Read Post
For months, tickets for London 2012 events have been so impossible to lay hands on that organizers have had to resort to... filling vast swaths of empty seats with servicemembers? Yesterday's first full day of competition showcased ... Read Post