Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Michael Phelps among winners of Laureus World Sports Awards 2017
Usain Bolt and Simone Biles claimed the top accolades at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco. Take a look at some of the best photos from the night.
Ex-Kenyan Sports Minister Hassan Wario, Olympic team leader Stephen Soi convicted for Rio 2016 embezzlement
Wario, who served as the country's sports minister from 2013 to 2018, was one of six Kenyan officials charged with abuse of office and the misappropriation of 55 million shillings ($545,000) during the Rio Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics show has given us self-belief to compete with any team, says women's hockey player Neha Goyal
The team missed out on its first-ever Olympic medal but produced its best-ever show in the history of the quadrennial with a fourth place finish.
The Taliban's all-male government has shut down the ministry of women's affairs and replaced it with one that earned notoriety for enforcing religious doctrine during the hardliners' 1996-2001 stint in power.