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Cayman Islands release special Glasgow 2014 pin

By Duncan Mackay at The Hilton Hotel in Glasgow

A special pin for Glasgow 2014 has been produced by the Cayman Islands ©CIOCA special commemorative pin for Glasgow 2014 has been released by the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC).

Tissot launches limited edition watch to celebrate FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

Tissot has launched a special limited edition watch to mark the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ©TissotSwiss watch manufacturer Tissot has launched a special limited edition watch in the build-up to this year's International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup which gets underway in Spain at the end of next month.

Athens 2004 Olympic Torch and 1985 winning Tour de France bike on sale

By Zjan Shirinian

Frenchman Bernard Hinault (right) on his way to winning the Tour de France for a fifth and last time...the bike he rode is now for sale ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn Athens 2004 Olympic Torch and the bike Bernard Hinault rode to Tour de France glory in 1985 have both been put on sale to raise money for a cycling monument in Colorado.

Exclusive: American basketball player's 2004 Olympic bronze medal sells for $14,080 at auction

By Paul Osborne

The Olympic bronze medal won by United States basketballer Carmelo Anthony has sold at auction for $14,080 ©Julien's AuctionsThe Olympic bronze medal won by United States basketball player Carmelo Anthony has sold at auction for $14,080 (£8,205/€10,357).

One of 36 gold medals awarded at 1936 Winter Olympics sells for £30,000

By Nick Butler

The 1936 Winter Olympic gold medal sold for £30,000 at an auction ©Graham Budd AuctionsOne of only 36 gold medals awarded for the Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 Winter Olympics has sold at auction in London for £30,000 ($50,000/€37,000).

New Olympic pin collectors club launched in Britain

By Nick Butler

A new collecting club for pin collectors has been launched in the UK ©Mark KassAn inaugural meeting of the National Olympic and Paralympic Pin Collectors Association of Great Britain has taken place in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Pole elected President of new collecting organisation as agreement signed with IOC

By Nick Butler

New AICO President Roman Babut signed an agreement with the IOC during the World Collectors Fair ©CIO/Arnaud MeylanAn agreement has been signed between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Association Internationale des Collectionneurs Olympiques (AICO) following a General Assembly at the World Olympic Collectors Fair in Lausanne.

Betty Cuthbert Perth 1962 Empire Games memorabilia to go on auction

By Paul Osborne

A memorabilia piece built around the remarkable feat of Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert at the 1962 Perth Empire Games is set to be auctioned ©Getty ImagesA unique memorabilia set built around the remarkable feat of Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert at the Perth 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games is set to be auctioned.

World Olympics Collectors Fair praised by participants from 18 countries

By Nick Butler

Collectors and members of the public sample the collections during the Fair in Lausanne ©CIO/ Arnaud MeylanDelegates from 18 different countries enjoyed the 20th edition of the World Olympic Collectors Fair held in the Place de Navigation in Ouchy, Lausanne.
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