A presentation on a European scheme designed to encourage young leaders in sport was made at an event in Olympia.
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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.
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.
China's Jingle Chen suffered a frustrating day on home water at the Formula Kite Asian Championships to lose the women's lead in Beihai.
Defending champions Britain powered through on quarter-finals day at the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Women's Under-25 World Championships in Thailand.
Australia enjoyed a dream day at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 Asia Cup in Changsha as they took home the men's and women's titles.
Triple Olympic gold medallist Kerri Walsh Jennings returned to the top of an International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour podium for the first time in nearly three years as she won the Jinjiang Open alongside Brooke Sweat.
China reclaimed the Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup after whitewashing Japan 3-0 on home soil in the final in Nanning.
The Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) has set its sights on redemption at this year's African Games after admitting the performance at the World Championships had been lacking.
Three Samoan taekwondo athletes have been named to the host nation's squad for this year's Pacific Games after earning their black belts.
Defending champions Heming Hu and Jian Fang Lay were in ominous form as the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Oceania Cup opened in Bora Bora.
Russia and Italy won the team events as the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Wheelchair Fencing World Cup drew to a close in São Paulo.
Badminton powerhouse China roared into the final of the Sudirman Cup as they thrashed Thailand 3-0 on home soil in Nanning today.
China's men won both of their group games on home soil to reach the quarter-finals of the International Basketball Federation 3x3 Asia Cup in Changsha.