Games ticket costs could be cut

London 2012 Chairman Seb Coe has told Steve Scott he would consider reducing the price of remaining expensive Olympics tickets in a bid to help events sell out.

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'A few' tickets left for Olympic opening ceremony

Crowds leave the Olympic Stadium following the dress rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

LOCOG said this afternoon that there were still a small number of tickets left for the Olympic opening ceremony for people willing to shell out more than £1,500 per ticket.

A spokeswoman said "a few" tickets were left in category AA, where a seat will set you back £2,012 and category A, where tickets are £1,600 each.


Could cheaper Games tickets fill the football?

Olympic staff at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Credit: Press Association

In the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff there are plans to close the top tier and move spectators down closer to the action, there is a similar plan for Hampden Park in Glasgow - but there are still half a million football tickets on sale.

With Lord Coe saying some ticket prices could be lowered there could be hope that the football venues could benefit from full stadiums.

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