Sunday, December 30, 2007

PostHeaderIcon The mad dash to the Olympics


TODAY is the last day for those who want to get tickets for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. The Beijing Olympic Ticketing Centre constantly reminds the public here of the deadline!

The second phase for ticket sales began on Dec 10 and will end at midnight on Dec 30. Tickets are sold through a lottery system. Those who fail to get the tickets will be refunded.

People residing in China can still go to the 1,000 designated Bank of China branches to buy tickets, or they can do so through the official website of the Beijing Olympic Ticketing Centre at

“I plan to watch beach volleyball and diving; I’d better hurry and submit my applications before the deadline,” said a friend who has yet to purchase tickets.


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