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
Japanese Lawmakers Plan To Submit Bill Against Ticket Resale
Preceding the 2020 Olympics, a suprapartisan group of Japanese lawmakers plan to submit a bill to parliament against ticket resale, JiJi Press reports. Currently, Japan does not have any law in place banning the resale of tickets, since the country already has their own ordinances in place against ticket... 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
Olympic Organizers Debate Ticket Price Cap, Claim ¥288,000 Isn’t Enough
The Organizing Committee of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games proposed a price limit per ticket admission fees for the 2020 Summer Games yesterday, but couldn’t reach an agreement. This means that tickets could cost more than 288,000 yen ($2,600) each, depending on how things shake out down the road.... Read more
Paralympics Broke Ticket Records, But 25 Percent Didn’t Show
It was announced last week by The International Paralympic Committee that this year’s 2018 Winter Paralympic games broke previous sales records, but the IPC revealed yesterday that more than 25 percent of ticket holders didn’t show up. The number of tickets sold for sports competitions before Wednesday came out to... Read more
Despite Sellout Claims, Olympics Attendance Appears Sparce
According to officials managing the Pyeongchang Olympics, ticket sales are just about to their ultimate goal of 90% sold for the entire event, an amount which would total about 1 million tickets sold. It would be a huge victory, given the robustly documented struggles the event has seen related... Read more
Seoul Officials to Distribute 42,000 Olympic Tickets to Low-Income Families
Officials from the Seoul Metropolitan Government have announced that they will hand out 42,000 tickets to low-income households and multiracial families, the latest effort to ensure there will be fans in the stands when the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics kick off next month. Sales have been poor as the... Read more
Just Over 60 Percent of Tickets Sold for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Another ticket sales update has been provided by Olympics organizers for the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, revealing that just over 60 percent of tickets had been sold with under 50 days to go. As of Thursday, The Korea Herald reports that 655,000 tickets, or 61% of... Read more