On 10–11 October 2017, Vilnius will host the Advancing Women in Leadership Roles Forum for Europe. It is organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in cooperation with the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC). LNOC President Daina Gudzinevičiūtė is also the Chair of the Commission for Gender Equality in Sport of the European Olympic Committees, so the commission is actively contributing to the organization and moderation of the event.

Read more: LITHUANIA TO HOST THE FIRST IOC ADVANCING WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES FORUM FOR EUROPE

READY, SET, GO....and this group of runners face the starter's gun at the Scotiabank's Women Against Breast Cancer 5K at Skinner Park, San Fernando yesterday.

Over 7,000 women came out in their numbers to support the Scotiabank Foundation's 2017 Women Against Cancer 5K initiative, which took place yesterday, simultaneously from 4 pm, at three locations – Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain; Skinner's Park, San Fernando and Lowlands Mall, Tobago.

Read more: Shukla defends Scotiabank 5K crown

One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney.

I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values.

Read more: Advancing women in sports leadership

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) could soon be implementing measures to address challenges to leadership faced by women in sport in the region. CANOC is set to be presented with a document outlining those challenges, potential solutions, and calls for action after the first Annual “Advancing Women in Leadership” Forum , hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) over the weekend .

Read more: A Regional Move Underway to Advance Women in Sports Leadership Saturday 23rd September- Tacarigua-

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) will host its first ever Advancing Women in Leadership Forum on Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 9am at the National Racquet Centre, Tacarigua.  

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Who cares? What harm can an 80-year-old woman do to anyone? Who is looking out for our elders, women and children?

Read more: Empowering our women through sport

T&T’s Nyoshia Cain repeated as the women’s 100 metres T44 bronze medallist yesterday at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

Read more: Cain repeats as bronze medallist

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