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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

The Ongoing Olympic Ticket Farce

The London 2012 organising committee has promised that 60% of the monies owed by successful British Olympic ticket applicants will have been debited by tomorrow (Wednesday).

However, the BBC has yet to come across a single applicant who has had a card debited.

Meanwhile sites that are selling tickets to European citizens (BTW, Britain is part of Europe) have been inundated, eg the Sportsworld website states:

"Please Note: We are currently reviewing existing ticket orders and as a result there are no London 2012 Olympic Games tickets available until further notice."

It would appear that had British ticket applicants known about legitimate (be warned there are scam sites popping up like mushrooms) sites selling tickets (that confirm whether or not an application is successful immediately) they would have used them, rather than submitting themselves to the inconvenience and financial risk of Locog's incredibly daft and cumbersome process.

In the unlikely event that anyone has actually had some money debited by Locog, please feel free to drop me a line.

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1 comment:

  1. Seb Coe and Boris Johnson hang your heads in shame, there was nothing fair about this at all, all the cheap tickets have gone, now it's min 40 pounds, we as Londoners have been shafted good and proper, this is an utter disgrace, I know no one who has been successful.