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
Secondary Consolidation Lands Kansas in Middle of Broker Battle
The decision by the University of Kansas to consolidate its secondary market tickets in the hands of one organization has landed the school in the middle of a legal battle, as one ticket broker is seeking disclosure of deal specifics through state open records laws while the other fights... Read more
Raptors Score A Spot In NBA Finals, Twenty One Pilots Show Cancelled
Toronto sports fans are celebrating as the Raptors have secured a spot in the finals, but Twenty One Pilots’ fans are feeling heartbroken and frustrated that the duo’s show has now been cancelled. Rap-rock duo Twenty One Pilots were slated to perform at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena tonight and tomorrow... Read more
How Best to Watch Sports Events When You’re Across the Globe
One of the downsides of world travel is that you can rarely organize it around important sports events. Often, the biggest events happen at the best vacation times, and you may find yourself in a location with a totally different time zone. In this case, you have to make... Read more
NHL Signs 10-Year Extension With Ticketmaster
Timed to come up just as the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals got underway on Monday, Ticketmaster announced it signed the National Hockey League to a 10-year extension to serve as the primary ticketing provider for the league. The announcement makes it clear that the extension will... Read more
Houston Texans To Celebrate Fantennial Season With Ticket Giveaway
The Houston Texans are honoring 100 seasons of the NFL by debuting their first-ever Fantennial Season Ticket Giveaway. A contest will run until June 24, giving fans the possibility to win tickets for the 2019-2020 season. There will be three winning places; the first place winner will receive two... Read more
TicketReturn Partners With Hartford Yard Goats To Offer Free Tickets For Vets
TicketReturn has partnered with the Colorado Rockies’ Double-A affiliate baseball team the Hartford Yard Goats for the second consecutive year to offer complimentary tickets to veterans. Through the “TicketReturn Salutes The Troops” program, veterans within the Hartford area will receive free tickets to home games at the Dunkin’ Donuts... Read more
UEFA Reveals ‘Fans First’ Ticketing Plan For Euro 2020
Following backlash from supporters over the proportions of seats available during the Champions League and Europa League finals, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced its ticketing plan for the Euro 2020 tournament next summer with fans in mind. The new ticketing plan guarantees that 82 percent of... Read more
Season Ticket Holders Banned After Listing UEFA Tickets For Resale
Tottenham Hotspur FC has banned three season ticket holders who listed their Champions League final tickets for resale, according to the Premiere League club. The Spurs said they would be taking action, including implementing indefinite Season Ticket band, against those who listed their tickets for sale, as transferring or... Read more
FIFA Sparks Outrage After Splitting Ticket Orders to Women’s World Cup
Tickets for June’s FIFA Women’s World Cup were released to fans who purchased them online on Monday. Unfortunately for some, the excitement of receiving tickets to see the best in the world play in France was followed immediately by anger – apparently many received tickets for their orders split... Read more