"There are still tickets available for big events like preliminary rounds for basketball, volleyball and beach volleyball," Ferreti told reporters on Friday.
The first batch of tickets for the Rio Olympics went on sale in March last year. Prices range from around $12 for less popular events to $1,300 for the best seats at the opening ceremony.
The Rio 2016 Games, the first Olympics to be held in South America, will be held from August 5 to 21.
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