Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Ticket Lottery Begins In Japan
Tokyo 2020 organizers have officially launched the ticket lottery for next year’s Paralympic Games. The online ticket lottery began at 1:30 a.m. this morning and will run through 11:59 a.m. on September 9. Applications can be submitted through the official ticket sales website, and those chosen will be notified... Read more
Tokyo Organizers To Open Second-Chance Ticket Lottery Next Week
Those who were unable to score tickets during the first ticket lottery for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games can try again during the “second-chance” draw next week. The local organizing committee announced on Tuesday that fans can register for the new lottery on August 8. It will be open... Read more
IOC Sponsor Alibaba to Run Ticketing for 2022 Beijing Games
The e-commerce giant Alibaba will be the official ticketing and services provider for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee revealed this week. Through the agreement, Alibaba will provide a fully-digital ticket program, allowing fans to both purchase and redistribute tickets securely using its data-driven analytics... Read more
Tokyo 2020 To Add Another Ticket Lottery Due To High Demand
When Tokyo 2020 tickets went on sale last month, many Japan residents were unable to snag tickets to the Olympics event. Now, organizers are hoping to hold another ticket lottery next month to meet demand. The demand for the 2020 Olympics is high, with a reported 35 million people... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Ticket Requests Close After 7.5M Applicants
The first phase of ticketing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics closed earlier this week after 7.5 million Japan residents applied for the lottery drawing. The application period was reportedly extended by 12 hours due to high demand. According to the Associated Press, 7.5 million “ID registrations” were recorded, which... Read more
IOC Nominates Greek Official Despite Ties to London Ticketing Scam
Despite being linked to a black market ticket sales operation related to the 2012 London Olympics, Greek official Spyros Capralos has been nominated as a member by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the Associated Press. IOC President Thomas Bach defended the selection of Capralos despite his ties... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Ticket Lottery Begins
Online lottery applications for tickets to the 56th Olympic Games hosted by Tokyo in summer 2020 have begun for Japan residents and will be accepted through May 28. People hoping to attend the games must register through the official ticketing site at Ticket.Tokyo2020.org, and each applicant will be able... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Foreign Tickets Will Go On Sale This Spring
Tokyo 2020 delegates revealed the ticketing timeline during the 38th Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly in Bangkok earlier this month, noting that tickets to the Olympics will be available in June. Japanese residents will be able to buy tickets between April 27 and May 6 during the country’s... Read more
Tokyo Panel Approves Bill To Ban Scalping Preceding 2020 Olympics
A bill has been approved in Japan that would ban ticket scalping at events leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. According to Japan Today, a lower house panel approved the bill and the legislation is expected to pass the House of Representatives this week before moving... Read more
Ticket Prices, Venues Announced For Tokyo Summer 2020 Olympics
The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced ticket prices for all of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Events, and announced the details of registering for tickets next year. For the 56th year, the Olympic Games will take place, and the Japanese capital will host the summer... Read more