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PostHeaderIcon 1.85 million tickets for Olympics to go on sale this week

1.85 million tickets for Olympics to go on sale this week

Around 1.85 million tickets for the 2008 Olympic Games here will be up for sale in the second round of booking from Tuesday, the state media reported.

2008 Olympic Games Ticket prices for 28 sports sessions range from 30 Yuan to 1,000 Yuan and the most expensive will be the tickets for the opening ceremony on August 8, which would cost up to 5,000 Yuan, it said.

The tickets will be sold on the first come, first serve basis at this stage, Rong Jun, head of the Beijing Olympics Organising Committee (BOCOG) ticketing centre said.

"One can buy a maximum of 50 tickets and the two-ticket limit is applied for 'high-demand events'," Rong was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua news agency.

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