Olympic gold medals awarded to long jumper jumper Iván Pedroso and shooter Leuris Pupo have both sold for more than $70,000 (£51,000/€58,000) at an online auction as both exceeded their estimates.
Collecting and Heritage News
A pair of Olympic gold medals won by Cuban athletes are up for auction with the price expected to soar in the closing days.
This year’s World Olympic Collectors Fair in Paris has been cancelled because of coronavirus, it has been announced.
A new record for a baseball card has been set with a mint 1952 Mickey Mantle selling for $5.2 million (£3.8 million/ €4.3 million) in a private transaction.
A special stamp has been released in Iran to mark the 53rd anniversary of the death of Gholamreza Takhti, the country’s 1956 Olympic wrestling champion.
It has been revealed that the second edition of the Football Association (FA) Cup trophy, which was sold at auction in September for more than three-quarters of a million pounds, was bought by Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed.
Former England captain David Beckham has signed an exclusive autograph and memorabilia deal with leading sports and entertainment collectables company Panini America.
The recently opened U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum has been named as the United States’ best new attraction for 2020 by USA Today.
A unique piece of football memorabilia has gone under the hammer with George Best’s "little black book" being sold at auction for £1,500 ($2,000/€1,650).
World Athletics Heritage Plaques have been officially presented to the Kenyan town of Iten and the Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship in Japan.
Four major championship trophies won by golf legend Gary Player have been sold at auction for nearly $600,000 (£450,000/€500,000), despite his opposition to the sale.
A mobile exhibition could be launched by The Hockey Museum in the United Kingdom after it was awarded a £15,000 ($20,000/€16,000) grant from Arts Council England's Lottery Fund to investigate the feasibility of such a plan.
Items from the careers of Diego Maradona and Pelé are being auctioned this week, including a jersey from the Argentinian's testimonial match and a unique replica of the World Cup awarded to the Brazilian legend by FIFA.
China is tomorrow set to issue its first group of gold and silver commemorative coins for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
More important memorabilia from Michael Jordan’s legendary career has been put up for auction, including a pair of trainers that could fetch a record price.