Family, friends and fans celebrated the NBA great and Lakers legend, who died in a helicopter crash last month.
From US World Cup champion footballer Megan Rapinoe to veteran golf star Tiger Woods, here are their thoughts on their accomplishment this year.
The 21-year-old athlete and trainer hopes to prove his passion is a professional sport.
The 20-year-old Italian cyclist has had her share of injuries, but she has a great support network in her family and 38,000-strong social media fanbase.
You can also carve up the slopes at an indoor skiing venue or chuck heavy stones at...other heavy stones in an introductory curling course.
The 19-year-old national team member first fell in love with the mini bowling game at the family-friendly arcade chain
The World Anti-Doping Agency concluded that Moscow had tampered with laboratory data.
The 22-year-old retired from the more dangerous BMX events when he was 18 after suffering serious shoulder injuries.
The team earlier finished second in Group G of the preliminary round before defeating the tall, powerfully-built Inner Mongolia team.
Teen star Ceci Lee showed improvement, as both athletes had the support of the home crowd at the Tseung Kwan O velodrome on the weekend.
We spoke to star swimmer Siobhan Haughey, fencing stalwart Ryan Choi, and others in a year-end reflection of 2019.