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Meghan Markle ‘refused to engage with junior staff’ at Palace

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been accused of “refusing” to engage with junior staff during their time as senior royals at the Firm. A source told The Times that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would “take it as an insult” when having to speak to junior staff members at the Palace. The royal […]

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Montreal teen becomes Quebec’s 1st world junior chess champion | CBC News

An 18-year-old from Montreal’s Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood was crowned this year’s World Youth Chess Champion — becoming the first Quebecer and only the second Canadian to hold the title.  Shawn Rodrigue-Lemieux took home the trophy after beating out players from 54 countries at the world under-18 chess championships last week in Romania.  He scored nine points out of 11 — seven victories […]

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MATT STEVENSON JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENT (NY) RETURNS TO FLUSHING MEADOWS TO PROMOTE IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH AMONG ADOLESCENTS

Sport Psychology Added SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The ProtoStar Foundation announced today the return of the Matt Stevenson Junior Tennis Tournament (NY) to Flushing Meadows, NY, right after the U.S. Open. This Tournament is unique in that it is the first and only junior tennis tournament in the country to promote the […]

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Ogun junior tennis championship serves off October 6

Oyinlomo Quadre, winner of women’s single in 2021 DavNotch Tennis National Open championship edition. Ogun State Tennis Association has concluded plans to organise Junior Tennis Championship, drawing participants, in both genders, from across the state. The competition will be hosted by the association in conjunction with ADESBA between October 6 and 8, 2022 at the […]

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Shintaro Mochizuki: “Winning The Junior Davis Cup Is The Nicest Memory!” – Tennis TourTalk

TOULOUSE, September 4, 2022 Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki is one of the biggest tennis talents from Japan. The 19-year-old Kawasaki native won the 2019 Wimbledon Championships Boys’ singles title after becoming the first Japanese male to reach a Grand Slam juniors singles final. In September that year, he also led the his team to capture the […]

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Canada

Investigator hired to look into group sexual assault allegations involving 2003 World Junior players | CBC News

Warning: This story contains sexually graphic details that may be disturbing to readers Hockey Canada is covering the cost of a third-party investigator hired to look into allegations that a group of men on the 2003 World Junior hockey team sexually assaulted a woman in Halifax during a tournament nearly two decades ago. As part […]

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Funeral set for Ontario junior hockey captain who died after collapsing at tourney | CBC News

A funeral will be held on Tuesday for Eli Palfreyman, the Ayr Centennials captain who died this week during a pre-season junior hockey tournament in the southern Ontario community. Palfreyman, 20, of Cambridge was named captain of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) team last week. But on Tuesday night, he collapsed in the Cens’ dressing […]

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Tributes pour in for Ontario junior hockey player who died after collapsing in change room | CBC News

Eli Palfreyman was the kind of hockey player you wanted on your team and you didn’t want to have to play against, says the Ayr Centennials’ vice-president, among those paying tribute to the popular captain who died this week during a junior tournament. “Eli was the wonderful captain that we were looking forward to have,” Shantz said Thursday outside […]

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Six Brits set for history-making inaugral US Open Junior Wheelchair Tennis Championships

While Great Britain’s senior wheelchair tennis players have won a total of 17 titles at the US Open since 2014, six of Britain’s leading younger players are among those aiming to add to that tally and make history in New York from 8-10 September, when a junior wheelchair tennis event is contested at a Grand […]

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Florida Junior Tennis Players Capture National Titles & US Open Wildcard – USTA Florida

With the US Open set to being on August 29, some of the best young tennis players in the United States competed in the USTA National Championships to fight for a wildcard spot in the upcoming Grand Slam event.  This saw top Florida talent like Bobby Curtis winners Anushka Khune, Natalie Block, Leonardo Dal Boni, […]