American Lauryn Williams, a four-time Olympian, with T&T Olympic Committee president Brian Lewis at Olympic House on Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain, yesterday ahead of the three-time Olympic medallist’s discussion on her athletic career and life thereafter.

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.

Read more: Williams: "Hard work knows no limits"

The Oval Office: A Four-Time Olympian’s Guide to Professional Track & Field by Lauryn Williams

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.

Read more: The Oval Office: Interview with Lauryn Williams

Samar Nassar, two-time Jordanian Olympic swimmer, was awarded the IOC’s Women and Sport Award for Asia in recognition of her work helping promote gender equality through football in the Middle East. (AFP)

  • 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.
Read more: Marisol Casado predicts Arab women will take positions of power in sporting world

Trinidadian Olympic shot putter Cleopatra Borel

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.

Read more: Is sport’s future really female?

Women speak out: We can do it too!

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.

Read more: Women speak out: We can do it too!

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