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Gymnast Hislop named to All America team

Khazia His­lop, the daugh­ter of for­mer T&T World Cup goal­keep­er, Neil "Sha­ka" His­lop was named Sec­ond Team All Amer­i­ca on the floor for the 2019 reg­u­lar sea­son by the Women's Col­le­giate Gym­nas­tics As­so­ci­a­tion on Wednes­day.

This was the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive year that His­lop has been award­ed Sec­ond Team All Amer­i­ca on the floor by the Women's Col­le­giate Gym­nas­tics As­so­ci­a­tion.

Khazia's ac­com­plish­ment marks the Tar Heel's fifth All Amer­i­ca recog­ni­tion on Floor Ex­er­cise over the past 16 years.

PM hoping Windies door to change opened

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he hopes that the door to change has opened with the change of leadership in West Indies cricket.

Ricky Skerritt defeated former president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron 8-4 in Sunday's election.

Dr Rowley issued the following statement on Monday:

 "I am pleased to hope that a door to far-reaching progressive change is now open. 

This holds out the prospect for the effecting of the much-needed restructuring of the management of the regional game with some sense of purpose and urgency.

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