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how a smoker's body measures up to an elite athlete's

lately we’ve been spending a lot of time watching world class athletes ...That got us thinking about how dramatically different a smoker’s physiology is from the elite athletes we’ve been following. Learn the truth about some of the physical damage smoki
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 19, 2016 17:37
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[Zimbabwe] Brazilian who learned golf with a branch will open Olympics

Da Silva was 11, when he first caddied for Edmondson, a tobacco buyer who spent half his year in Brazil. Edmondson later brought him to Zimbabwe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 12, 2016 19:24
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australians report theft of computer and shirts from athletes' village

a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia demand smoking ban be enforced in athletes' village after fire

The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016 organizers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes' village... "We have asked Rio 2016 to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy. Every athletes’ village in the Olympic Games should be non-
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2016 15:45
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[Brazil] Rio 2016: Discarded cigarette in 'smoke-free' village leads to fire in Australian quarters

The construction of the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro is not yet complete, which has resulted in workers and contractors plying their trade around the athletes' quarters. Reports claim that the fire alarm and sprinklers had been turned off by the wor
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: With Tokyo Olympics on the way, passive smoking must be stamped DIt

In its basic policy for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government calls for reinforcing measures against secondhand smoking and is currently studying them in detail, including legislation. Effective preventive measures are needed.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jun 29, 2016 00:25
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[Asia, China] Throwback Thursday: Beijing Bans Smoking (Once Again)

it's April 2008 and Beijing is ramping up for the Olympics, and in its haste once again announces it will attempt to ban smoking.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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[Asia, Japan] Abe administration mulling crackdown on secondhand smoke ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Abe administration is considering a new law to punish restaurants and other public facilities if they fail to protect people from secondhand smoke. .. A task force on the issue made up of Cabinet secretaries and officials from the Finance Ministry an
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54
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