A total of 8.8 million Olympic tickets are available. 5 per cent of these tickets are available for purchase by the International Olympic Committee, international federations and other global sports bodies represented at the Games, international broadcast rights holders and prestige ticketing partners. There are 26 sports in the Olympic Games, each with its own international federation that governs that sport. Each orders a small number of tickets, primarily for their own sport. These are separate to the 75 per cent of tickets made available through the UK application process.
Of the remaining Olympic tickets 12 per cent are for purchase by the 205 national Olympic committees competing in the Games and 8 per cent for purchase by sponsors and stakeholders (global and domestic).