Fencing and Freedom

French Foil Fencer Ysaora Thibus’ words are just as mighty as her sword as she talks about social justice and lifting up her fellow women in sport. “I feel free when I fence.”  Ysaora Thibus, the current sixth world ranked foil fencer tells me over Zoom and the expression on her face shares a knowing …

Transforming the World

Shireen Ahmed writes on the power of sport to drive change and celebrate connection in bringing people together, if everyone makes room for each other. On a chilly December day, I sat with my friends at a cafeteria table on the storied Princeton University campus to watch the Manchester Derby. Attendees had come from around …