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.
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