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.
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 tennis racket used by Switzerland’s Roger Federer in the 2011 French Open final against Rafael Nadal has been sold for a record price at auction.
Multiple world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has claimed eight items he used when he won an Olympic bronze medal at Atlanta 1996 put up for sale were stolen from him several years ago - allegations strongly denied by the New Jersey auction house which sold them.
The boom in Michael Jordan memorabilia is set to continue following the success of “The Last Dance” documentary broadcast on Netflix earlier this year.
A card featuring double Olympic basketball gold medallist LeBron James has sold for $1.8 million (£1.4 million/€1.6 million) at auction.
An Olympic gold medal won by Steve Christoff, a member of the United States ice hockey team that stunned the Soviet Union at Lake Placid 1980, a victory dubbed the 'Miracle on Ice', has sold for $319,800 (£245,900/€295,000) in an online auction.
An Olympic gold medal won by Steve Christoff, a member of the United States ice hockey team that stunned the Soviet Union at Lake Placid 1980, a victory dubbed the "Miracle on Ice", has been put up for auction.
Serena Williams' smashed racket from her infamous US Open final defeat by Naomi Osaka last year has been sold for $20,910 (£15,941/€18,756) at an auction.
One of the four gold medals that the legendary Jesse Owens won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin has sold for $615,000 (£468,000/€556,000) at auction.
One of the four gold medals that the legendary Jesse Owens won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin is up for auction.
FIFA Female Player of the Century Michelle Akers has sold the Olympic gold medal she won at Atlanta 1996 for $34,440 (£26,665/€31,300).