An extremely rare watch manufactured by Seiko to celebrate Tokyo hosting the 1964 Olympic Games is set to go up for auction next week with some estimates predicting it could fetch nearly £20,000 ($26,000/€22,000).
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Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland star Norman Whiteside raised £194,680 ($254,444/€215,604) when he auctioned off 60 items of football memorabilia from his career, including £30,000 ($39,000/€33,000) for his FA Cup final winners medal.
A rare Torch from the 1952 Winter Olympic Games in Oslo was the highest seller at the latest RR Auction sale.
A Torch donated to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said to be used by Muhammad Ali to light the Olympic Cauldron at Atlanta 1996, may not be the original version.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum (USOPM) has officially opened as of yesterday in Colorado Springs in front of an invited crowd.
The boom in Michael Jordan memorabilia is set to continue following the success of “The Last Dance” documentary broadcast on Netflix earlier this year.
An original drawing of the Olympic rings sketched by Baron Pierre de Coubertin sold for €185,000 (£169,000/$216,000) at an auction in Cannes today.
Former Formula One group chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has donated the original Torch used by Muhammad Ali to light the Olympic Cauldron at Atlanta 1996 to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum (USOPM) in Colorado Springs is set to open to the public on July 30.
A gold medal from the 1908 Olympic Games in London is among items currently up for sale at the latest RR Auction.
Viktor Chizhikov, the creator of the brown bear mascot Misha for the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics, has died at the age of 84.
An original drawing of the Olympic rings sketched by Baron Pierre de Coubertin is set to go up for auction in Cannes next Sunday (July 26) and is estimated to sell for as much as €100,000 (£91,000/$114,000).
A card featuring double Olympic basketball gold medallist LeBron James has sold for $1.8 million (£1.4 million/€1.6 million) at auction.
The Olympic Order controversially awarded to East Germany’s former leader Erich Honecker 35 years ago has raised €20,000 (£18,000/$22,000) at auction.
The Royal Australian Mint has released a new Olympic collector coin in recognition of the country's national team in Tokyo.