By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first batch of tickets for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been distributed by lot among the many applicants and results were be published today (June 9th) at 10AM. Of all applications, 65 percent were successful according to the Olympic Organizing Committee.

Of the total of 4.5 million tickets, 1.6 million were distributed in this first round of ticketing. In 121 of the . . .

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