With just a few months left before the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, work on the venues continues at a furious pace, and citizens of other countries besides the U.S. are finding it difficult to obtain tickets.
In a report by France 24 TV, French residents are having a tough time finding tickets to popular events, and some are being urged to visit U.S. secondary ticket broker websites for deals.
The 2008 Games have been a source for controversy for months, as officials grappled with computer glitches in their ticketing operation; concerns about smog; and protests during the torch relay over China’s treatment of Tibet.
The Games are scheduled to begin Aug. 8.
Last Updated on May 3, 2008 by By Alfred Branch Jr.