Sales Of Wheelchair Basketball Tickets Still On

Sales of wheelchair basketball tickets still on

The organizers of the Tokyo Paralympic Games say they will sell tickets for wheelchair basketball as planned despite a warning by the International Paralympic Committee that the sport could be removed from the Tokyo Games.

The IPC issued the warning on Friday, saying that the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation has failed to comply with the IPC athlete classification code.

7,000 Olympic Tickets Bought With Illicit Ids

7,000 Olympic tickets bought with illicit IDs

The organizing committee of next year's Tokyo Olympics says some of the ticket applications were submitted using false personal information.

The committee said on Friday that about 30,000 lottery entries were made through IDs registered with false data, and about 6,900 tickets were purchased.

Applications Accepted For Paralympics Tickets

Applications accepted for Paralympics tickets

The organizers of next year's Tokyo Paralympics have begun accepting online applications for tickets.

The website went live at the stroke of midnight on Thursday in Japan.

Supplementary Lottery For Tokyo Olympic Tickets

Supplementary lottery for Tokyo Olympic tickets

Organizers of next year's Tokyo Olympics say they will hold an additional online ticket lottery for more than four million people who came up empty-handed in the first one.

Officials of the event's organizing committee on Tuesday say that about 4.16 million people failed to get any tickets in the first round. The winners were announced in June.

3.22 Million Tokyo Olympic Tickets Sold

3.22 million Tokyo Olympic tickets sold

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say at least 90 percent of people who won the chance to buy tickets in a lottery last month have paid for their tickets.

The organizing committee said on Friday that a total of 3.22 million tickets have been sold.

Applications For 2020 Olympics Tickets Begin

Applications for 2020 Olympics tickets begin

Online applications for tickets for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have begun.

The official website for the ticket sales started accepting applications at 10 a.m. Thursday Japan time. The tickets are being sold through a lottery system.

'2020' Yen Tickets For Olympics And Paralympics

'2020' yen tickets for Olympics and Paralympics

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics says it plans to sell tickets for children, senior citizens and people with disabilities for 2020 yen, or about 18 dollars.

The committee is considering pricing tickets for Olympic events between 18 and 2,700 dollars, except for special tickets with meals and pickup services.

High Demand For Jr West’s New Luxury Sleeper Train Tickets

High demand for JR West’s new luxury sleeper train ticketsWell-heeled hopefuls have just a 1-in-25 shot of securing a seat on West Japan Railway Co.’s new luxury sleeper, the Twilight Express Mizukaze, on its inaugural journey.
JR West revealed on Feb. 13 details of applications for tickets for the train, which will embark on its first season from June 17 through September, traveling between Kyoto, Osaka and Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Rio Olympic Tickets Go On Sale Despite Football Uncertainty

Rio Olympic tickets go on sale despite football uncertaintyThe first phase of ticket sales for the Rio Olympics in 2016 began on Tuesday despite uncertainty about the football tournament.
Nearly 7.5 million tickets are available to fans, but none for football games in Sao Paulo because the city and local Olympic organizers were not able to reach a deal ahead of the opening of the sales.