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Last updated at 11:19 (UK time) 26 Jul 2011

Tickets for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The application window for Olympic Games tickets has now closed. If you applied for Olympic Games tickets prior to 26 April 2011 your application will be processed and, where demand for tickets exceeds supply, London 2012 will use an automated random selection process ('ballot') to ensure the fairest possible distribution and allocation of tickets on a session-by-session basis. Find out more on the Official London 2012 tickets website.

Applications for Paralympic Games tickets will open on 9 September 2011 on the Official London 2012 tickets website. Some of the Test Event tickets have gone on sale and tickets for the London 2012 Festival will be available later in 2011. You can find the Olympic Sports Competition Schedule and details of how and where to get tickets at

Residents outside the UK and designated European countries should apply for tickets through their local National Olympic Committee or its Authorised Ticket Reseller. Please also note that the dates for ticket sales may vary from country to country. Find out more. As the Olympic and Paralympic Games are such a high-profile events, it is important to use these official links rather than be duped by any fraudulent sites.

On 30 March 2011 LOCOG announced a wide range of Olympic Games ticket products to ensure that disabled spectators have a great Games-time experience. Overseas spectators should contact their National Olympic Committee or Authorised Ticket Reseller for further information about how to apply for these ticket products. Find out more.