Olympics

Bob Beamon auctions off his 1968 Olympic long jump medal

Bob Beamon auctions off his 1968 Olympic long jump medal

  • Amid a growing sports memorabilia market, the experts at Christie’s have valued it between $400,000 and $600,000
  • Beamon still remembers the “extraordinary day” that was Oct. 18, 1968, after almost missing the games due to overstepping two of his qualifying jumps
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Crown prince, Olympics chief meet in Riyadh

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Saudi sports minister, IOC chief meet in Riyadh

Saudi sports minister, IOC chief meet in Riyadh

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