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ChrisJBrady BS: Olympics - London's Shame (206* d) RE: BS: Olympics - London's Shame 27 Jul 12


It goes on and on...

* Olympics gaffe as hundreds of confused spectators are turned away from archery event billed as 'unticketed'... as organisers insist that actually means 'closed to public'
* Hundreds turned away after unofficial site advertises tickets for event
* Locog insists it had never advertised tickets for event
* Princess Anne among those who DID get in to Lord's for competition
* Archery fans miss two world records being set
* Over 50 fans had queued from 8am hoping to gain free entry on 'first come first served' basis

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* South Korea's Olympic sailing coach is sent home as he is caught drink driving after Games welcoming party
* Jae-Cheol Lee was more than twice the drink drive limit
* Coach had drunk wine at Olympics drink reception in Weymouth, Dorset
* Ordered to pay fine and costs totaling 340 and was banned from driving in the UK for 18 months

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For thebtechnical rehearsal on the Opening Ceremony it was reported that G4S 'security' guards let in 100s of people without tickets, and without making any bag checks.

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