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The second phase of next summer’s Tokyo Olympics ticket lottery began for residents of Japan on Wednesday, with over one million tickets available for nearly all the Olympic events including the opening and closing ceremonies.

Tickets for boxing, previously omitted due to issues surrounding the International Boxing Association, were put on sale for the first time, while those for marathons are excluded as organizers mull not setting up spectator seating following the decision to move the races to Sapporo in Hokkaido.

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