Buying Olympic Tickets




Buy Olympic TicketsBuying Olympic Tickets can be a stressful experience.

First, Olympics 2012 tickets for some of the top events are in short supply, due to the limited number of seats to each Olympic event. While a total of 8.8 million tickets will be made available for the London games, most of spots are for earlier qualifying rounds. Tickets for the best seating at some of the later matches, finals, or more popular spectator sports such as basketball, gymnastics, boxing, and various track and field events should be purchased early and often command premium pricing. The same is true for sports that are particularly popular in the UK, or where the UK team is expected to medal.

Secondly, Olympics tickets are expensive, with Olympic ticket prices ranging anywhere from £350 per day per person to £4600 for an all event family pass.

There is considerable excitement leading up to the 2012 Olympiad, with tickets and passes for the 2012 games already a hot commodity. Buying Olympic Tickets online from one of the game sponsors, a sports or entertainment vendor, or an online ticket exchange makes the process considerably easier.

Here is the the latest information and news on Buying Olympics Tickets:



Updated : Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:06:15 GMT

HKRU launches ticket sales for Asia\’s Olympic sevens qualifiers in Hong Kong – South China Morning Post (subscription)


South China Morning Post (subscription)
HKRU launches ticket sales for Asia's Olympic sevens qualifiers in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post (subscription)
The Hong Kong Rugby Union on Friday announced the launch of ticket sales for its 2016 Olympics rugby sevens Asian qualifying tournament at Hong Kong Stadium on November 7-8. Adult tickets cost HK$200 for one day or HK$360 for both and are …

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Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:46:27 GMT

Tickets for 2015 CONCACAF Men\’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Go on Sale … – U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog)


U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog)
Tickets for 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Go on Sale
U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog)
CHICAGO (Aug. 13, 2015) ? Tickets for the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship, which will be played in the United States from Oct. 1-13, will go on sale later this month. Venues in four different cities will each host two doubleheader …
Tickets on sale Aug. 19 for 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Sporting Kansas City

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Publ.Date : Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:09:02 GMT

Rugby World Cup organisers play down Olympic Stadium teething troubles – The Guardian


The Guardian
Rugby World Cup organisers play down Olympic Stadium teething troubles
The Guardian
A number of fans also complained about the length of queues for tickets and some paying spectators were bemused that their seat tickets were occupied by press seats. The stadium will host four pool matches next month and a third-fourth place game on 30 …
Barbarians 27 Samoa 24, match report: incompetence and overzealous officialdom Telegraph.co.uk
Barbarians set to take on Samoa and put revamped Olympic Stadium to the test Daily Mail
Samoa fail to shine at Olympic StadiumESPN.co.uk

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Publ.Date : Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:38:17 GMT

100000 tickets sold for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in 6 weeks – SwimSwam


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100000 tickets sold for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in 6 weeks
SwimSwam
With more than 100,000 tickets sold in only six weeks, many swimming fans and families around the country have secured their tickets for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ? Swimming. Most of the lower bowl of CenturyLink Center Omaha is sold out for
Tickets to 2016 Olympic Swim Trials Going FastWOWT
US Olympic Swim Trial tickets are going fastNebraska Radio Network

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Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:36:23 GMT

Irish team aim for Olympic ticket – Irish Independent

Irish team aim for Olympic ticket
Irish Independent
The Investec-sponsored Irish show jumping team will be aiming to secure the last remaining Olympic tickets as the FEI European Show Jumping Championships get underway in Aachen, Germany tomorrow.

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Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:35:12 GMT

Rio Olympics 2016: your guide to tickets, dates, flights and hotels – Telegraph.co.uk


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Rio Olympics 2016: your guide to tickets, dates, flights and hotels
Telegraph.co.uk
Just two years after Brazil staged the FIFA World Cup, attention will return to the country next summer, with Rio de Janeiro hosting the first ever Olympic Games on South American soil. Between August 5 and 21, 2016, some 10,500 athletes from 205
Two million Rio Olympic Games tickets snapped up by Brazilian sports fansStuff.co.nz
Rio 2016: pollution and costs muddy Olympic watersThe Guardian

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Publ.Date : Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:14:03 GMT

Rio Olympics Sell 3 Million Tickets; Poor Wait on Mayor\’s Pledge – Bloomberg


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Rio Olympics Sell 3 Million Tickets; Poor Wait on Mayor's Pledge
Bloomberg
A pledge by Rio de Janeiro's mayor to provide more than 1 million free tickets to poor school children to attend the 2016 Olympics remains unfulfilled as organizers said he's yet to put in an order with about half the tickets to the games already sold

Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Aug 2015 23:42:01 GMT

Uganda\’s boxing team targets Olympic tickets in Casablanca – Business Standard

Uganda's boxing team targets Olympic tickets in Casablanca
Business Standard
"The Olympic Committee gave us eight air tickets, while the National Council of Sports has promised to send us money for up-keep," explained Kavuma. Head coach Dick Katende said before departure he is optimistic his team will do well. After the Olympic …
Uganda's boxing team eyes Olympic tickets in CasablancaGulf Today

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Publ.Date : Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:40:07 GMT

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Who can buy Olympic tickets?
The 20,000 people who missed out on London 2012 tickets in the first two rounds of sales will be given priority when 900,000 more tickets go on sale at 11am. They will have 31 hours’ exclusive access to the tickets before another one million people who …
Publ.Date : Fri, 11 May 2012 02:58:00 GMT

Did you get up early to buy Olympic tickets?
At 6am this morning 2.3m tickets to the 2012 Olympics went on sale to applicants who failed to get lucky in the original draw. If you were one of them, did you set your alarm to snap up a leftover seat or did you decide not to bother?
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:16:00 GMT

The seven stages of trying to buy Olympic tickets
If you’ve tried to get Olympic tickets in the past few weeks, you’ll have been through the seven stages of Ticketmaster-powered despair. Due to the ultra-high demand, there are literally minutes between Locog releasing them on to the site and their being …
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:00:00 GMT

How to Buy Rio 2016 Olympic Tickets
Individual tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games went on sale today through Co Sport, which was appointed as the sole authorized ticket reseller in the United States by the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee. Tickets are available for as low as $20.43 …
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:36:00 GMT

London 2012: Everything you need to know to buy Olympic tickets
Selling like hot cakes: But there are still plenty of Olympic tickets available If you missed out on London 2012 Olympic tickets first time around, fear not. They’re back on sale today, with plenty still available across a wide range of sports and events.
Publ.Date : Fri, 11 May 2012 05:24:00 GMT

London 2012: Fans help Dai Greene buy extra Olympic tickets
Dai Greene is one of several British Olympic athletes to receive extra London 2012 tickets for their families thanks to help from sports fans. Competitors only get two tickets for each of their sessions, leading 400m hurdle world champion Greene, 25, to …
Publ.Date : Mon, 26 Mar 2012 14:17:00 GMT

Three days left to buy Olympic tickets
Friday is the last day to request tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. Ticket requests can be submitted at cosport.com or 877-457-4647. A credit card with an expiration date of February 2009 or later is required to request tickets, but …
Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Nov 2008 01:38:00 GMT

Fans scuffle in bid to buy final Olympic tickets
BEIJING ? Thousands of eager fans who had waited for up to two days swarmed sales windows Friday for the final batch of tickets to next month?s Olympic Games, knocking people to the ground and bending metal barricades in the chaotic crush. Witnesses …
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2008 04:31:18 GMT

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