It turns out scores of tickets that had been sent out to foreign delegations and other VIPs are going unused and are being found in the possession of scalpers … who are getting arrested and thus rendered unable to sell them. This has led to a large number of empty seats at events, angry crowds of people outside venues they are told are “sold out,” and a massive headache for the games’ chief organizer, Sebastian Coe.
Organizers have begun trying to fill empty seats with military personnel, teachers, and students, but so far there are still a lot of dead zones.
1. Women’s Volleyball
2. Men’s Volleyball
3. Men’s Basketball
4. Women’s Soccer
5. Men’s Soccer
8. Men’s Weightlifting
9. Women’s Tennis
12. Women’s Gymnastics
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