Get running! New set of top Olympic tickets available for Britons
Following stints with Reuters and the Press Association, Martin Hickman joined The Independent as a news editor in 2001. He became the Consumer Affairs Correspondent in September 2005 and has run the paper's trenchant campaigns on packaging, bank charges and factory-farmed chicken. He writes on subjects as diverse as food, finance, energy and fashion. With Tom Watson, he is author of a new book on the phone hacking scandal, Dial M for Murdoch - News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain.
Consumer Affairs Correspondent
Tuesday 03 July 2012
A new tranche of Olympics tickets for top athletics events including the men’s and women’s 1500-metre finals has gone on sale to the British public.
The official ticketing agency of the German Olympic association, Dertour, is offering hundreds of tickets for everything from volleyball to swimming to gymnastics to boxing to athletics.
British people can legitimately book the tickets online. They are available HERE.
Prices range from 32 Euros (£25) for the men’s basketball preliminaries at the Basketball Arena in Straford, east London, on 31 July to 1,900 Euros (£1,525) for the closing ceremony inside the Olympic stadium on 12 August. A ticket for the athletics on 11 August – featuring the women’s high jump final, men’s 5000 metres final and women’s 800 metre final - is 954 Euros (£765).
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