With exactly 18 months to go before the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, sports fans hoping to buy tickets are are being urged to register their interest.
In October it was announced that 90% of tickets would be sold for “£100 or under” and two-thirds of these tickets will be priced at £50 or under.
Games organisers say 6.6 million tickets will available to the public, though London politicians have accused them of failing to ensure there was sufficient mix in the events for which affordable tickets would be available.
There has also been condemnation of a sponsorship deal which will see holders of non-Visa debit and credit cards unable to book tickets for the London 2012 Games.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has previously confirmed more than 120,000 tickets would be allocated to school children in the capital.
Touring the Olympic Park, England Ashes hero Alastair Cook urged anyone hoping to see the Games to “go online today and register.”
Cook added: “Having great support behind you makes a big difference, I’ve experienced it myself in England as well as with the Barmy Army abroad and it really spurs you on. Having the stands packed full of British fans will hopefully inspire Team GB.”
Tickets go on sale on March 15th but officials say it’s “essential” those hoping to “put themselves in the front row for information” register their interest at www.tickets.london2012.com.