Athletes Pitch Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Lottery

Athletes pitch Tokyo Paralympics ticket lottery

The second round of lottery sale for Tokyo Paralympics tickets for residents in Japan has begun on the official ticketing website.

A promotional event was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, attended by Tokyo-born canoeist Monika Seryu and US archer Matt Stutzman, who won a silver medal at the London Paralympics.

Second-round Paralympic Ticket Sales Begin

Second-round Paralympic ticket sales begin

People living in Japan have another chance to buy tickets for this summer's Tokyo Paralympic Games.

The event's organizing committee began accepting applications on its website on Wednesday. People can apply for up to 18 tickets for each of their first and second choices. Results will be determined by lottery.

Second Round Tokyo Olympic Ticket Winners Notified

Second round Tokyo Olympic ticket winners notified

The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics released the results of the second round of a ticket lottery for residents in Japan on Wednesday. The Games begin in July next year.

The tickets will be sold from next spring through the official website and box offices to be set up in Tokyo. The organizers say this is the last large-scale lottery.

Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Winners Announced

Tokyo Paralympics ticket winners announced

The organizers of next year's Tokyo Paralympic Games have announced the results of their ticket lottery.

The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games says the lottery results were posted on its official ticketing website early Wednesday.

Jr Online Ticket-reservation System Resumed

JR online ticket-reservation system resumed

Japan's largest rail operator says problems with its online reservation system have resumed seven hours after the trouble was first reported on Tuesday morning.

Officials at East Japan Railway Company say it could not have something to do with the new rate.

Jr Online Ticket-reservation System Down

JR online ticket-reservation system down

Japan's largest rail operator is reporting problems with its online reservation system that may be related to the tax hike. Officials at East Japan Railway Company haven't pinpointed the cause. But they say it could have something to do with the new rate or an ongoing system upgrade.

The officials say customers are unable to receive tickets ...reserved on the "Eki Net" website ... from machines at train stations.

Illicit Access Made To Olympic Ticket Lottery

Illicit access made to Olympic ticket lottery

The organizing committee of next year's Tokyo Olympics says nearly 7,000 tickets may have been sold to applicants who used fake personal data to take part in the lottery.

The committee said on Friday that about 30,000 of the registered IDs for ticket purchases were obtained using false personal information.

Tokyo Paralympics Ticket Lottery Closes

Tokyo Paralympics ticket lottery closes

The lottery for tickets to next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo has closed for now in Japan.

The organizing committee's official website stopped accepting applications on Monday. The committee says the website was accessed 1.35 million times since it opened on August 22.

Paralympic Ticket Applications To Begin Thursday

Paralympic ticket applications to begin Thursday

The organizers of next year's Tokyo Paralympics will begin accepting online applications for tickets on Thursday.

The official website for Paralympics tickets will go live early Thursday. The tickets are being sold through a lottery system.

Olympic Organizers Mulling 2 More Ticket Lotteries

Olympic organizers mulling 2 more ticket lotteries

Sources say the organizers of next year's Tokyo Olympics may hold 2 more ticket lotteries after many people came up empty in the first one.

In the first lottery, millions of people are believed to have accessed the 2020 Olympic Games ticketing website before online applications were closed on May 31.

Tokyo Olympics Ticket Winners Notified

Tokyo Olympics ticket winners notified

Organizers of next year's Tokyo Olympics have released the results of a ticket lottery.

The Games' organizing committee made the announcement on Thursday on its ticketing website, which is accessed by registered personal IDs.