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.
Collecting and Heritage News
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.
A giant Tunnock teacake that played a starring role in the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been put up for sale at £2,000 ($2,700/€2,200).
A cricket bat that Sir Geoffrey Boycott used to score the 100th first-class century of his career has been sold for £43,750 ($58,450/€49,200) at an auction held by Christie’s London.
Olympic gold medal from famous Soviet Union basketball victory over US at Munich 1972 for sale on eBay
An Olympic gold medal won by Sergei Kovalenko when the Soviet Union beat the United States in the final of the basketball tournament at Munich 1972 in one of the most controversial moments in the history of the Games has been put up for sale on eBay.
A jersey worn by Michael Jordan 18 years ago when he helped inspire the Washington Wizards to a record victory over the Boston Celtics has been put up for auction.