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The Former Youth TV Star on a Mission to Transform the BBC

The Former Youth TV Star on a Mission to Transform the BBC

The Former Youth TV Star on a Mission to Transform the BBC The Former Youth TV Star on a Mission to Transform the BBC LONDON — When June Sarpong was 21 and an up-and-coming presenter on MTV in Britain, she walked past a newsstand and saw a magazine in its racks. On the cover was a story about successful women …

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Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines

Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines

Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines Even those who were completely asymptomatic should increase activity gradually, and only after being screened, Dr. Briskin said, suggesting five stages of incremental progress toward full activity; the A.A.P. recommends a schedule for graduated return to play that was published in the British Journal of Sports …

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‘I Forget About the World:’ Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game

‘I Forget About the World:’ Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game

‘I Forget About the World:’ Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game ‘I Forget About the World:’ Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game KABUL, Afghanistan — Rifle fire, hurried footsteps and distant explosions. The rat-a-tat of a firefight. Cars mangled from grenades. The young man was transfixed. It could have been any day in Kabul, where targeted …

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Nigeria Goes on Offensive Against Youth Protesting Police Brutality

Nigeria Goes on Offensive Against Youth Protesting Police Brutality

Nigeria Goes on Offensive Against Youth Protesting Police Brutality Nigeria Goes on Offensive Against Youth Protesting Police Brutality LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s leaders have made a show of responding to the demands of a massive youth-led uprising over police brutality that recently brought the country to a standstill and captured global attention. The government has commissioned panels of inquiry into …

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‘Everything Is Closed Down.’ The Lack of Youth Sports Is a Crisis.

‘Everything Is Closed Down.’ The Lack of Youth Sports Is a Crisis.

‘Everything Is Closed Down.’ The Lack of Youth Sports Is a Crisis. ‘Everything Is Closed Down.’ The Lack of Youth Sports Is a Crisis. Teklu, a teenager whose family immigrated from Ethiopia when he was a toddler, said he struggled with not having his father in his life. Basketball is his therapy, but he can get it only in slim …

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Tell Us: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Youth Employment in Europe?

Tell Us: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Youth Employment in Europe?

Tell Us: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Youth Employment in Europe? Tell Us: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Youth Employment in Europe? The youth unemployment rate across much of Europe surpassed 17 percent this summer, and is probably getting worse as the coronavirus regains force into a second wave. Despite furlough schemes and government measures that have temporarily kept tens …

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Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care?

Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care?

Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care? Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care? In March, the Office of Civil Rights reaffirmed that the Affordable Care Act and other federal statutes prohibit discrimination, in health facilities receiving federal funds, on the basis of age, disability and other characteristics. Nevertheless, the coalition has argued that guidelines in Oregon, Arizona and northern …

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Larry Fitzgerald Jr.: This Is Not the Minneapolis of My Youth

Larry Fitzgerald Jr.: This Is Not the Minneapolis of My Youth

Larry Fitzgerald Jr.: This Is Not the Minneapolis of My Youth Larry Fitzgerald Jr.: This Is Not the Minneapolis of My Youth The city of Minneapolis taught me about love. I was baptized at New Beginnings Baptist Tabernacle Church, learned to catch a football at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, and instilled with values by a loving family …

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Youth Baseball Tournament in Missouri Draws Scrutiny

Youth Baseball Tournament in Missouri Draws Scrutiny

Youth Baseball Tournament in Missouri Draws Scrutiny Youth Baseball Tournament in Missouri Draws Scrutiny When Dan Peterson heard that there was going to be a youth baseball tournament just west of St. Louis last weekend, he was hesitant to allow his son to play. But Peterson, who lives in the St. Louis area, also knew how much his son Jaxson, …

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Youth Sports Worry About Weathering Pandemic, and Future Play

Youth Sports Worry About Weathering Pandemic, and Future Play

“First, there is not going to be that kind of discretionary income out there,” said Dave Brown, who owns Basketball Stars of New York, which fields teams and camps for about 5,000 children. “And then, do you think private schools are going to rent me a gym to hold a camp for 60 kids in this environment?” Indeed, until perhaps …

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