The early rounds of the Olympics tend to have fewer spectators than later rounds. Some sports are of lesser interest and like many sports, some tickets just don't sell. The Brits have solved the problem of empty seats by giving unused tickets to their military members. Very cool, small compensation for a life of service, but good on you Britain.
So when you see the crowd filled out by uniformed men and women be proud.
by rafken 6 years ago
Do sportsmen get paid too much?They supply us with entertainment, now that there is TV, because we can't afford tickets to see it live. They should get good pay. The whole thing has gotten out of hand. Especially if there is no clause in their contract that says, "as long as they remain a good...
by jcales 6 years ago
The main topic here is Sports and racism so it should be in this category.There are growing fears of racism at Olympic events - mainly from the race-related soccer hooligans in Poland and the Ukraine. Examples: - Crowds making monkey chants at black players and targeting minority...
by CMHypno 6 years ago
So the next wheeze is that because of the Olympics it will cost more to post a parcel that will take longer to deliver? Bet the cost doesn't go down after.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … extra.htmlThis is on top of local businesses like bakers being threatened with legal...
by Stacie L 6 years ago
Diamond Jubilee costs UK economy £275mMon May 28, 2012 9:55AM GMTShare1438Britains royal family is worth a dizzying £44 billion in tangible and intangible assets as a brand, a study shows, yet the Queens upcoming Diamond Jubilee will damage the British economy by at least £275 million.Brand...
by gabrielthomas72 6 years ago
Did you try and get tickets for the Olympics in London?With the Olympics in London coming up in the summer, tickets were sold in a ballot system. Did you try and get tickets and if you did were you successful?
by Ralph Schwartz 2 years ago
Tickets to the Olympics in Brazil are not selling. What are your thoughts?Less than half are sold. The country is in the midst of a political upheaval and lawmakers are currently considering a request to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. The country's economy is also collapsing, suffering the worst...
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