Around 4,600 people took part in a walk in Tokyo in a bid to build excitement for next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Algerian Olympic Committee (COA) awarded its top accolade to four athletes at its Ordinary General Assembly.
Weightlifters Steven Kari and Dika Toua were named male and female athlete of the year, respectively, at Papua New Guinea's SP Sports Awards.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has written to each of its 193 member federations with a stark warning that a repeat of the doping problems of the past could have “irrevocable” consequences for the sport.
Berit Kjøll pulled off a stunning two-vote victory as she was elected President of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) at its General Assembly in Lillehammer.
Pakistan Hockey Federation claim country should be given "special treatment" in Tokyo 2020 qualification bid
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary general Asif Bajwa has claimed the country should be given "special treatment" in its bid to qualify for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
United States rugby sevens ace Danny Barrett says successful qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is "huge for us".
Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi will represent his country in archery at the 2019 Pacific Games after he progressed through trials.
Former diver Sarah Barrow will lead a project to develop the sport in the West Midlands in the build-up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and beyond.
Three Samoan taekwondo athletes have been named to the host nation's squad for this year's Pacific Games after earning their black belts.
Johnson-Thompson and Warner set world leads to claim victory at IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Götzis
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Damian Warner of Canada converted their overnight leads into victories at the Götzis Hypo-Meeting in Austria.
Russia's world number 81 Anastasia Potapova of Russia shocked fifth seed Angelique Kerber of Germany in the first round of the French Open.
Finland shocked Canada with a 3-1 victory in the final of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in Slovakia.
Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extended his lead in the Giro d’Italia today after a 15th stage that produced a first Grand Tour win for Italy’s Dario Cataldo and a costly crash for Primož Roglič, who lost ground in his chase for the pink jersey.
China reclaimed the Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup after whitewashing Japan 3-0 on home soil in the final in Nanning.