Ticket error embarrasses GC Games bosses

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Bothwell ace Gilmour, who landed a silver medal at the last Games in Glasgow four years ago, will be keen to land women's singles gold in the Gold Coast.

Mark Peters, the CEO of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, fronted reporters earlier Tuesday night and said the mishap was due to a "human error" made by Ticketek.

But the tickets incorrectly show the ceremony taking place on a Thursday.

The technical director however, said that to ensure that Nigeria's image is not tainted before and during the Commonwealth Games, all the athletes would be monitored to ensure that none of them use performance enhancing drug.

A Gold Coast theme park boss has questioned the organisation for this year's Commonwealth Games after an embarrassing ticket error.

According to Fairfax, the remaining 21,000 tickets for the opening ceremony have been corrected after the error was detected.

"Everyone should be really confident this is going to be a fantastic event", he said.

"Our law enforcement and security agencies are among the best in the world and are working tirelessly with event organisers to deliver a safe and secure Games", he said.

Mr Peters also wanted to assure ticketholders their opening ceremony passes were still valid, despite the wrong day.

April 4 is a Wednesday, not a Thursday.

The 2018 event will be held in Australia's Gold Coast in the country's northeast from April 4th to 15th.

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