LOCOG also relaxed a policy on bringing babies into the venues that had caused an uproar among parents groups.
Previously, parents had complained they would have to buy full price tickets for their infants. Under the new policy, babies 12 months and under will be permitted without a ticket at most events as long as they are "securely strapped to their parent or (caretaker) by way of a baby carrier, sling, papoose or similar."
The exception is at the soccer venues at Wembley, St. James Park and Old Trafford and the North Greenwich venue for gymnastics and the basketball finals. Organizers said those venue have existing licensing agreements that require tickets of all spectators regardless of age.
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