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Corporate sponsors ignore free 2012 tickets to watch Olympics on massive telly while eating burgers

by | 29th, July 2012

MORE news on empty seats at the London 2012 Olympics.

“I was at the Beijing Games, in 2008 and one of the lessons that we took away from that, is that full stadia create the best atmosphere, it’s best for the athletes, it’s more fun for the spectators, it’s been an absolute priority….It’s a shame this happened, but we are going to do everything we can to make sure we fill up these stadia” – Jeremy Hunt- Culture and Sport Secretary.

Everything. Like given themes way for free to Londoners who paid for the Olympics? Er, no.

“We are aware that some venues have empty seats… We believe the empty seats are in accredited seating areas, and we are in the process of finding out who should have been in the seats and why they weren’t there” – Locog spokesman.

Having accepted the corporate schilling, Locog will now demand to know why each seat was not filled. Expect letters along the lines of “the dog ate them”, “I sprained my ankle” and “I work for McDonalds / Coca Cola and healthy activities go against everything I stand for. Also my mate who works for Panasonic /Samsung told me its all looks better on a 47-inch TV with surround sound and internet access”. Oh, and I’m a Lloyds/TSB banker and sold the tickets to pay for my new boat…”



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