Worldwide Olympic partner Alibaba has provided "cloud pins" for members of the media working at Tokyo 2020.
Collecting and Heritage News
A pair of early spikes handmade by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman for Canadian sprinter Harry Jerome, including featuring a prototype logo, have been up for sale by Sotheby’s and could fetch up to record $1 million (£723,000/€850,000) when they are auctioned later this month.
The stopwatch used by English referee Jack Taylor to time the 1974 FIFA World Cup final between West Germany and The Netherlands has fetched a total of £4,210.80 ($5,842.05/€4,926.85) at Fellows Auctioneers in Birmingham.
Stopwatch used by English referee Taylor when he awarded quickest penalty in World Cup final history up for auction
The stopwatch used by English referee Jack Taylor when he awarded the fastest penalty in the history of the FIFA World Cup final has gone up for auction.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing director Michael Payne does not produce many books, but when they arrive, they are worth waiting for.
Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser is to make a special guest appearance at a concert of Olympic music to be held in her adopted hometown of Noosa in Queensland.
Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot has released a new timepiece to mark its association with UEFA Euro 2020, which is due to kickoff next month following its postponement from last year.
The Olympic Museum in Lausanne has launched a new exhibition featuring sport as it is depicted in manga comic books to run throughout the summer marking the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A game-worn jersey belonging to Michael Jordan from his sophomore season at the University of North Carolina has sold for record $1.38 million (£975,000/€1.13 million) by Heritage Auctions.
Roger Federer is auctioning memorabilia from his record-breaking career, which includes winning 20 Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal.
An “ultra-rare” signed rookie card for double Olympic gold medallist LeBron James has sold for $5.2 million (£3.6 million/€4.2 million) at auction, breaking the record for the most expensive basketball card ever sold.
Team USA has launched a range of products featuring Hello Kitty, the popular fictional Japanese cartoon character, including plush toys and pin badges, in time for this year's rearranged Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The bike ridden by Sir Bradley Wiggins when he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France in 2012 has been put up for sale on Facebook.
Omega, the official timekeeper of the Olympics, has launched a commemorative Seamaster Diver 300M “Beijing 2022” Special Edition to mark next year’s Winter Games.
A campaign has been launched in Lake Placid to build a statue to raise money to commemorate the “Miracle on Ice” when the United States ice hockey team won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in the upstate New York village.