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This file picture taken on June 8, 2011 shows Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the London 2012 Olympic Organising Committee, posing for pictures with the newly unveiled 2012 London Olympic Torch, at St Pancras International Rail Station, central London
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011

Open quoteNo sporting event in the history of sport or Olympic Games — no sport in my lifetime — has had that kind of demand. Close quote

  • London 2012 chairman, as Wednesday marks exactly a year to go until the start of the Olympic Games. Many British people missed out on tickets due to "extraordinary demand" though further opportunities will be available
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