Former Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson - who also held the distinction of lighting the Olympic Cauldron during the Los Angeles 1984 Opening Ceremony - has passed away aged 86.
Willie Smith, winner of an Olympic gold medal at Los Angeles 1984 as part of the United States 4x400 metres relay squad, has died at the age of 64.
Los Angeles 1984 race walk champion Ernesto Canto has died at the age of 61, following treatment for pancreatic and liver cancer.
Edward Borysewicz, the controversial Polish cycling coach who masterminded the success of the United States team at the 1984 Olympic Games, has passed away at the age of 81.
A rare Torch from the 1952 Winter Olympic Games in Oslo was the highest seller at the latest RR Auction sale.
A gold medal from the 1908 Olympic Games in London is among items currently up for sale at the latest RR Auction.
Southeast Asian Games swimming gold medallist and Indonesian Olympian Lukman Niode has died aged 56 after contracting COVID-19.
Australia’s greatest-ever basketball player Andrew Gaze’s signed uniform is to be auctioned off to raise funds for bushfire relief.
Tributes were paid to Alpine skier Blanca Fernández-Ochoa during an event held by the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE), celebrating athletes from the 1984 Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
The death of a Tokyo 2020 construction worker from heatstroke in the last few days has again cast the spotlight on the danger of extreme weather conditions.
Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Pernell Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, police have said.