Rugby Aug 9, 2019

Remainder of RWC tickets to be sold online

The last big batch of tickets for the Rugby World Cup in Japan can be purchased online starting Saturday, with organizers making a last-minute push in their bid to completely fill the stadiums. Online sales for some 250,000 tickets open at 6 p.m. on Saturday ...

Olympics Aug 8, 2019

Top premium ticket packages to sell for ¥6.35 million

The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games said Wednesday it will sell premium ticket packages including upscale food service and admission to the opening and closing ceremonies, with a top price tag of ¥6.35 million ($60,000). The organizers expect to start ...

National Dec 8, 2018

Japan enacts law against ticket scalping ahead of Olympics

The Diet on Saturday passed a bill that will prohibit ticket scalping for concerts and sports events in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The legislation, unanimously approved by the House of Councilors in the predawn hours following its passage Tuesday in the ...