Tickets to Some Olympic Games Still Available

The Games have finally begun (we loved Her Majesty's helicoptor jump with James Bond, the corgis, Sir Paul and Mary Poppins defeating Voldemort), and if your clients in London are really getting into the Olympic swing of things and want to see more, they're in luck: City website Londonist is reporting that extra tickets are on sale as the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOGOC) looks to fill the empty seats at events.

We hear that 600 extra tickets for gymnastics, 700 for beach volleyball and 100 for swimming have been sold out of 3,000 which were put back on sale. The site also notes that there is "speculation" on why so many seats are going empty "in the face of the huge demand for tickets." Initially, sponsors who failed to show up were blamed but the net of suspicion has now been cast further. LOCOG has claimed that most of the empty seats on the first day were ones originally intended for the Olympic family, IOC officials and media, as well as other athletes competing in the Games.

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