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14 Dec 2007
Olympic News , Beijing 2008

Beijing 2008: Tickets On Sale

The second phase of ticket sales for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games is currently underway in mainland China, with about a further 1.8 million tickets on sale for Chinese fans. Meanwhile, spectators from outside mainland China can buy tickets by contacting their local National Olympic Committee (NOC) or its official ticketing agent.
Phase Two
The second phase of ticket sales for the Beijing Games for fans living in mainland China started on 10 December and will run until 30 December 2007. Phase two will operate as a lottery, with all applicants for tickets having an equal opportunity to get tickets to the events they apply for, no matter when their order is submitted during the application period. Fans interested in applying for tickets can do so either through the Beijing 2008 ticketing website or at branches of the Bank of China. More information on ticketing can be found on the Beijing 2008 Official website.
International Ticket Sales
Olympic fans from other countries looking for information regarding Beijing 2008 Olympic tickets should contact the NOC in their territory of residence. Some NOCs may have designated an Official Ticket Agent in order to assist the general public to obtain tickets and services related to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. To find out where you can purchase tickets for the Games please visit the official BOCOG ticketing website.
Ticket Sources
Fans are reminded that only tickets purchased from or obtained through official/authorised sources will enable entry to venues. Detailed information on official/authorised ticket sources, in particular a list of authorised ticket resellers (in China and internationally), is available on the official Beijing 2008 ticketing website. Fans having  purchased or obtained tickets from unofficial or unauthorised sources run the risk of having those tickets cancelled, being refused entry and/or being asked to leave the venue, without receiving a refund or qualifying for an exchange of ticket. Neither the International Olympic Committee nor BOCOG nor any NOC may be held liable for any consequence (such as, without limitation, any loss or damage) related to a ticket purchased from or obtained through an unauthorised or unofficial source.
Beijing 2008
The Games of the XXIX Olympiad – Beijing 2008 will take place from 8 to 24 August 2008. The Games in Beijing will play host to the 28 summer sports currently on the Olympic programme. Approximately 10,500 athletes are expected to participate in the Games with around 20,000 accredited media bringing the Games to the world.
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