Ann Peel competed for Canada in the racewalk for more than 15 years, winning medals internationally. She founded Athletes CAN with a group of like-minded athletes, was the vice-chair of Athletics Canada, the first executive director of Right to Play, and created several community sport initiatives over the years.

Former US Olympian with TT roots –

Lau­ryn Williams breathed a new life in­to the con­fer­ence room at the T&T Olympic Com­mit­tee (TTOC) House on Aber­crom­by Street in Port-of-Spain yes­ter­day as she did on the track in win­ning a num­ber of Olympic medals.

Lauryn Williams’s exploits in athletics are that of legend. A four-time Olympian, three-time Olympic medalist, and World Championship medals too numerous to list, Williams was a mainstay on the podium for over a decade.

  • Spanish head of the International Triathlon Union is confident women from the Middle East will soon be playing prominent roles in sport around the world.
  • Brian Lewis, a member of the IOC’s Gender Equality Review Project, has called for Olympics president Thomas Bach to eventually be replaced by a woman.

Four-time Olympian Cleopatra Borel is the star on this edition of Talk ‘Bout Us. She joins Franka to speak about women in sport – the athletes and the journalists.

Slo­gans like “The fu­ture is fe­male,” and “Women hold up half the sky,” are just some of the words brand­ed across plac­ards and posters, as women across the globe cel­e­brat­ed In­ter­na­tion­al Women’s Day on March 8.

 Today March 8th is being observed in many countries around the world as International Woman’s Day.

BPTT’s top female executives talk inclusiveness, diversity and overcoming crises of confidence…

Clinical psychologist and consultant for the Military Community Support Service (MCSS) Dr Dianne Douglas said yesterday there is a need to increase the number of women in the Defence Force.

It was a first! The Na­tion­al Steel Sym­pho­ny or­ches­tra con­duct­ed by Dr Akua Lei­th play­ing both the pres­i­den­tial fan­fare and the na­tion­al an­them at the T&T Olympic Com­mit­tee (TTOC) 24th An­nu­al Awards cer­e­mo­ny at the Ball­room Hy­att Re­gency Ho­tel, Wright­son Road, Port-of-Spain on Sat­ur­day.

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