Lonely Planet Writer

Ticket registration open to Brazilians for Rio 2016 games

Olympic rings.
Olympic rings. Image by Jon Curnow / CC BY 2.0

Registration has opened for Brazilians to purchase some of the 7.5 million tickets for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The tickets will be assigned in March by lot. Prices range from R$40 for qualifying rounds of some events, to R$1200 for more popular events and final rounds. The remaining tickets will go on sale online in October. Read more: riotimesonline.com