Former US Olympian with TT roots –
T&T Sport Industry #FutureIsFemale
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.