More Olympics tickets go on sale

With 50 days to go today until the official start of the London Olympics, Locog has released more than 43,000 extra tickets for six sporting events and the opening and closing ceremonies.

More Olympics tickets up for grabs
More Olympics tickets up for grabs

Tickets will go on sale tomorrow (8 June) from 11am. They will be available for swimming, athletics, football, volleyball, table tennis and boxing.

Locog said today that more than eight million tickets have been sold across the Olympic and Paralympic Games, but that there are still approximately three million tickets remaining.

Tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies are not cheap, starting at £995. Tickets for the other sports are more affordable, ranging from £20 to £720 across 96 sessions.

Chris Townsend, Locog commercial director, said: "We are at advance stages of venue planning and these represent the final release of ceremonies and other sport tickets. Over the next few weeks we will release further tickets for other Olympic sports and keep people informed when tickets are available. We are delighted with ticket sales to date, and have sold another one million tickets in the last four weeks, prioritising people who were unsuccessful last time around."

Tickets will go on sale at www.tickets.london2012.com and will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

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