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Fans turned away from prelims

Updated: July 27, 2012, 8:44 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Archery fans were angered Friday when they were turned away for preliminary rounds at Lord's Cricket Ground.

The ranking rounds were not advertised as open to the public, Olympic officials said Friday. The officials added that they had sent warnings about buying tickets from unofficial websites.

Dozens surrounded an entrance before the competition began, many upset with Olympic volunteers about why they couldn't get in. One man said he was told as many as 4,000 people were ...

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