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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since yesterday (March 31) until April 30th, Brazilian residents are able to apply for tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games in the first of two pre-sale draws. According to reports, the online list opened at 2PM, and by 6PM reached the milestone of 400,000 entries.

Of the 7.5 million tickets that will be available for the Games, seventy percent are reserved for Brazilians or those residing in Brazil. There will be about 700 competitions in 42 sports during the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?