LONDON: The shirt the late Diego Maradona wore when the footballing great scored the ‘goal of the century’, as too his ‘Hand of God’ goal, for Argentina against England at the 1986 World Cup has sold for a record £7.1 million.

It is the highest price ever paid for a piece of sports memorabilia. Former England midfielder Steve Hodge put it up for auction 36 years after he swapped it with Maradona following the famous quarter final in Mexico.

Dec 08, 2021 19:12
THE BAT USED BY THE LEGENDARY DONALD BRADMAN in the 1934 Ashes series, with which he scored two triple-centuries, is up for auction. Bradman had also used the bat to score his highest ever Test partnership of 451 runs with opening batter Bill Ponsford, PTI notes. The bat has been on display at the Bradman Museum in Bowral in the NSW Southern Highlands since 1999, on loan from a private owner.
Sep 15, 2021 08:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has reportedly set October 17 as the date for auction of the two new Indian Premier League teams that will make their respective debuts in the 2022 season of world cricket's biggest and richest annual tournament.   
Jul 19, 2021 09:07
BASEL, Switzerland: Tennis legend Roger Federer has scored an ace for his charity foundation after raising $4.7 million (£3.4 million) in a two-phased auction. “I am overwhelmed by the generosity and enthusiasm of the support from around the world,” Federer said in a statement.
Dec 08, 2020 11:12
THE 'BAGGY GREEN' CAP THAT the late Australian all-time cricketing great Donald Bradman wore on his his Test debut against England in 1928 is being put up for auction on Thursday, December 10. In its description of the cap, Pickles Auctions stated: "Sir Donald Bradman was presented with his first Baggy Green In November 1928 for his first Test "Debut" against England, In Brisbane, QLD. 
Jan 10, 2020 09:01
MELBOURNE: The auction of former Australia leg spinner Shane Warne's baggy green cap towards relief efforts for those affected by the bushfires ravaging the country crossed the magic A$1 million mark when bidding closed Friday.
Nov 15, 2019 18:11
NEW DELHI: JSW and GMR co-owned Delhi Capitals Friday revealed a list of retained players ahead of the VIVO Indian Premier League 2020 Auction which is to be held next month in Kolkata. The Delhi-based franchise has retained a total of 14 players which includes three overseas players.
Aug 07, 2019 18:08
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Tourism’s invitation for owner bids for its inaugural franchise-based Champions Boat League may have failed to take off, but the three-month event will be held as per its original schedule, Kerala Tourism director P Bala Kiran, who also heads the SPV set up for the CBL, has asserted.
Jul 26, 2019 17:07
NEW DELHI: India’s first official amateur boxing League is set to increase its broadcast reach and coverage significantly. With potential Olympic medallists at Tokyo 2020 and several stars have emerged from the sport, boxing’s popularity and fan following in India is at an all-time high.
Jun 02, 2018 16:06
MUMBAI: The Pro Kabaddi League Season VI auction was expected to be bigger than ever before, with 422 players going under the hammer in a span of 2 days.  For the first time in the tournament’s history, teams had to first pick from the New Young Players category which was created courtesy the Future Kabaddi Heroes program that had taken place in February. 
Jun 01, 2018 15:06
MUMBAI: VIVO Pro Kabaddi, India’s biggest non-cricket sports league by television ratings, concluded the Season 6 Player Auctions on a historic note. At the end, a total of Rs 459.3 million was spent on the 181 players bought out of 422 available, a huge jump from the auctions last season.