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Over 2 Million Asian Games Tickets to Go On Sale in October

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More than two million tickets for the 16th Asian Games, part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), will go on sale to the public in early October.

The tickets, priced between 10 yuan and 400 yuan, or 88 yuan on average, are for the 42 sports that will be featured in the Games.

The 16th Asian Games will feature 28 Olympic Games events and 14 non-Olympic sports. Groundwork for the Games, which took nearly six years of preparation, has been completed and now the Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing committee is in the final stages of preparing the 70 venues located in Guangzhou and other cities, including Foshan, Dongguan and Shanwei.

Four major sport events, namely, dancesport, dragon boat, roller sports and cricket, and two Chinese ancient board games, Weiqi and Xiangqi, will make their debut in the Asian Games and for the first time women’s events will also include sports such as boxing, kabbadi (a team contact sport originating in India), water polo, cricket, roller sports, dragon boat, Weiqi and Xiangqi.

A total of three million tickets for the Asian Games will be made available to the public. The first phase of ticket sales was launched in May and concluded on 12 July 2010 with more than 200,000 tickets for 69 matches under 13 disciplines sold.

The 16th Asian Games will be held in Guangzhou from 12 - 27 November. More than 14,000 athletes, trainers and coaches from 45 countries and regions will compete in 42 sports. More than 10,000 accredited and non-accredited worldwide media are also anticipated to cover the Games with more than three million spectators expected to attend.

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