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.
Gymnast Thema Williams won the first round of her multi-million dollar lawsuit against the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation this morning at the Hall of Justice.
High Court judge Frank Seepersad, who is presiding over the civil lawsuit, ruled against the federation on a preliminary issue which was raised by defence attorneys during a previous hearing in January.
The defence had contended that the High Court was not the proper forum for the matter to be heard and that it should instead be resolved by way of dispute resolution.
Trinidad and Tobago gymnast Thema Williams returned home last night to a celebratory audience at the Piarco International Airport.
A smiling Thema was serenaded by International Soca Monarch winner, The Voice, who performed 'Cheers to Life' before a DJ broke into Dwayne Bravo's "Champion".
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Thema has won the sympathy of thousands across the nation after she was denied a chance to compete in the qualifiers for the Rio Olympics on Sunday.
Local entertainer Nikki Crosby has launched an online campaign in support of gymnast Thema Williams, showing the backs of 12 topless women.
Crosby, who has been critical of the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnatic Federation’s decision to refer the athlete to the disciplinary committee, has enlisted the help of other prominent female media and sporting personalities in the online campaign titled #wesupportthema .
The online poster features a group of women replicating Thema’s photo.