Cathy Freeman’s gold medal winning 400m race at the Sydney 2000 Olympics has become the first Australian sporting moment to be preserved using "Synthetic DNA" technology in what a leading official has described as a "Space Odyssey."
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A sportscar manufactured by Honda to commemorate Italy’s Alex Zanardi winning the Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) in 1997 and 1998 has been sold for a record $277,017 (£217,752/€236,623) on the internet.
The jersey worn by Colin Kaepernick, the man who was the catalyst for the Black Lives Matter movement, on his National Football League (NFL) debut for San Francisco 49ers nine-years-ago is being put up for auction.
A bus used in the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London has been put up for sale on the auction site eBay for £2,000 ($2,600/€2,200).
Kobe Bryant's childhood home in the suburbs of Philadelphia has gone on the market.
A medal from the first modern Olympic Games at Athens in 1896 has sold for $65,625 (£51,000/€55,375) at auction.
Trading cards for women’s softball are to be produced by the Topps Company for the first time in its 82-year history.
The second edition of the Football Association (FA) Cup trophy, which cost £25 ($33/€28) to make, is set to go on sale later this month and could fetch nearly £1 million ($1.3 million/€1.1 million).
Los Angeles 2028 have rolled out a series of new merchandise, including a set of pins, featuring its new logo launched earlier this month.
A project has been launched in Japan to create a network dedicated to protecting the country’s Olympic heritage.
An Olympic gold medal won at Antwerp 1920 by Britain's goalkeeper Harry Haslam has been loaned to The Hockey Museum to help mark the centenary of the team's triumph.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach hailed Estonia as an "Olympic powerhouse" after the country commemorated 100 years since its first gold medal by issuing a special silver stamp.
A piece of the floor signed by the late Kobe Bryant after his last match in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2016 is set to be auctioned next month, with an estimate it could fetch as much as $500,000 (£375,000/€420,000).
A special celebration is planned on Saturday (September 5) to mark the centenary of Britain’s hockey team winning the Olympic gold medal at Antwerp 1920.
Olga Korbut’s accreditation tag and a ponytail band from the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich has sold for $1,680 (£1,250/€1,400) at auction.