Thousands Miss Out On Olympics Tickets

7 June 2011, 15:15 | Updated: 8 June 2011, 15:46

More than half of people who applied for Oympic Games tickets were unsuccessful.

About 1.8 million people made 20 million bids for the 6.6 million tickets available.

55% of applicants missed out completely in the public ballot.

Those who were unlucky will get priority in the next release of tickets.