Canada's Madison Broad claims silver in 200m backstroke at Youth Olympics

Canada's Madison Broad won the silver medal in the 200-metre backstroke on Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games. The 18-year-old from Wallaceburg, Ont., completed the race in two minutes 10.32 seconds. Tatiana Salcutan of Moldova won gold in 2:10.13 and Australian Kaylee McKeown won bronze in 2:10.67. Broad will race in the 50-metre backstroke heats […]

Watch the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Live Watch action from the 2018 Youth Olympic Games from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Canada has 72 athletes competing in the third edition of the Summer Games, which features sports ranging from track and field to break dancing. Coverage from Buenos Aires continues on Sunday CBC Sports · October 7 From Buenos Aires, Argentina 0:00 Click […]

‘Flavors of Youth’ Trailer: A Stunning Anime Film From the Studio Behind ‘Your Name’ Comes to Netflix

Your Name was the biggest anime crossover theatrical hit since Studio Ghibli became a household name. And with anime growing to be one of the most formidable markets in the world, it’s no wonder that Netflix wants to tap into Your Name‘s particular brand of cerebral wistfulness. The streaming giant has teamed up with the […]

Amsterdam’s youth culture

GETTY Secret annexes, science shows and stroopwafels, Amsterdam is an all-round winner for children And now Eurostar’s long-awaited direct service to the Dutch capital has finally started, I’ve brought my 12-year-old daughter Lola to put the city through its pre-teen paces. Eurostar’s new twice-daily route between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal takes just three […]

Has Women's Tennis Found Marketing's Fountain of Youth?

A trip through Simona Halep’s Instagram reveals a lot of what you’d expect from a 26-year-old — selfies, pics from a costume party, inspirational quotes — interspersed with reminders that she’s the world’s No. 1 female tennis player. In one practice video, she chases down a lob and fires a no-look, between-the-legs winner. Hundreds of […]

Youth suicides, violence: Nunavut community of Pangnirtung calling out for help amid ‘sense of desperation’

A dozen youth in a remote community in Nunavut attempted suicide this past February. The next month calls to RCMP doubled. Now, officials are descending on Pangnirtung next week after receiving a desperate plea for help.

Youth duo stealing the show at mixed doubles curling nationals

A 23-year-old and an 18-year-old are stealing the show at the mixed doubles national championship in Leduc, Alta. Colton Lott, 23, and partner Kadriana Sahaidak, 18, are still the only undefeated team at the event and have punched their tickets into the semifinals. They defeated Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas on Saturday night. “This is […]