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3,500 more Olympic tickets on sale for Canadians

05/08/2012 07:11 EDT | Updated 07/08/2012 05:12 EDT

The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced that 3,500 new tickets have been made available to Canadians for the London 2012 Olympic Games through Jet Set Sports/CoSport, the COC's official ticket distributor.

A block of 4,000 tickets were made available to Canadians in January.

"We look forward to seeing thousands of Canadian fans cheering on our athletes in London.” said Canadian Olympic Committee CEO Chris Overholt.

Those interested in purchasing tickets can register and create an account at http://www.cosport.ca. All new tickets are available immediately on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets for Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball and Gymnastics events are all available.

In addition to individual event tickets, Jet Set Sports/CoSport is also offering ticket and hospitality packages.

The inventory of London 2012 tickets listed on http://www.cosport.ca will be updated as new tickets are added.

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