Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organisers’ expectations

FILE PHOTO: Construction workers and passersby are seen through Olympic rings in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, in Tokyo, Japan June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organisers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month. The unexpected demand prompted organisers to re-evaluate their Japan-based sales going forward and there will now be a second ticket lottery in August for those […]

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