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Collectibles and Corona

(ATR) The abbreviated torch relay in Greece in March makes a used Tokyo Olympic torch a coveted item.

Budweiser, USOC Part Ways -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Alibaba becomes TOP Olympic sponsor; COC partners with SAS Canada; Coca-Cola awards peace grant.

Alibaba to Create Olympic Cloud

(ATR) Alibaba Group joins the worldwide Olympic sponsorship program through 2028.

Two Olympic Memorabilia Auctions Underway

(ATR) The 1904 Olympic silver winner's medal for standing high jump and a 1988 Jamaican bobsled helmet highlight two major Olympic auctions.

Olympic Memorabilia Auction Opens Thursday

(ATR) A new player enters the Olympic auction arena, while souvenirs are already available for Rio 2016.

Olympic Collectors Rendezvous in Lake Placid

(ATR) Olympic collectors from 16 countries converge on Lake Placid for buying, selling, trading and socializing. 

Scarce Torch, "Miracle" Medal Among Collectibles On Block

(ATR) A 1956 Stockholm torch and a gold medal from the 1980 U.S. men's hockey team are featured in upcoming auctions.

Olympic Collector Events Upcoming

(ATR) Major Olympic collector events are competing for attendees in the upcoming months.

Pin Points - Latest Releases Commemorate Olympic Torch Relay

(ATR) As the Olympic Torch Relay heads into the second week of its 70-day tour around the U.K., we take a look at the range of pins that have been released to celebrate the journey around the country. Paul McGill of LondonPins explains ...

PinPoints -- Wearing Your Favorite Location a Games-time Hit

In London these days it’s possible to wear your heart on your sleeve for the Games. Or if you prefer, you can choose bridges, palaces, boroughs or any number of other iconic scenes. Paul McGill of LondonPins explains.

Pin Points - Royal Mail Stamps London 2012 Olympics

(ATR) London Pins expert Paul McGill writes about the Royal Mail’s four-year stamp program. The Royal Mail has issued 30 commemorative stamps and converted them into pin badges to celebrate the London 2012 Games.

Top Story Replay: Pin Points - London Collectibles, The 1st Edition

(ATR) The pins frenzy for the London Olympics is building – and with it the first edition of Pin Points, the Around the Rings feature about 2012 collectibles. London pin authority Paul McGill has more on the pins produced so far for distribution and sale in the U.K. This story was originally published Dec. 1, 2011.

Pin Points - London Collectibles, The 1st Edition

(ATR) The pins frenzy for the London Olympics is building – and with it the first edition of Pin Points, the Around the Rings feature about 2012 collectibles. London pin authority Paul McGill has more on the pins produced so far for distribution and sale in the U.K.

Olympic Collectibles - Volcano Dims Sales at Cologne Fair; Spring Auctions

(ATR) Dealers report slow sales at the 15th World Olympic Collector's Fair this weekend as the volcanic ash cloud prevented about a third of the table holders and other participants from traveling to Cologne, Germany.

Vancouver View -- Memorabilia Values Rise and Fall Post-Olympics

(ATR) Thousands of dollars are changing hands for hockey pucks used in the Vancouver Olympics, the price some people will pay to preserve their memories of the Games. More on the market for Vancouver collectibles in this report by Karen Rosen.

Collectible News -- Warsaw Hosts Olympics Fair; IOC Changes; O'Neil Auction

(ATR) Warsaw gets ready for a major collector fair, a torch from the Beijing Olympics goes up for auction and the IOC makes changes to its commission on collectibles

Olympic Memorabilia: Tepid Market for Beijing Collectibles

(ATR) Collectors test the waters for selling Olympic tchotchkes on Ebay