Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 256 headlines found
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
Jul 30, 2016 IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
[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
Jul 30, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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-
Jul 29, 2016 Reuters
added Jul 31, 2016 15:45
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.
Jun 29, 2016 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jun 29, 2016 00:25
The importance of smoke-free policy should not be limited to sport venues, but should be applicable elsewhere. The Olympic Games offer Japan an opportunity to advance its smoke-free policy.
May 18, 2016 World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 2, 2017 15:37
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.
Apr 14, 2016 The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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
Jan 26, 2016 Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54
The government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen measures against secondhand smoke in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The legislation will oblige all public facilities, including
Jan 5, 2016 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
Japan is working to improve smoking manners in the country. .. With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the push to clear the air of second-hand smoke is gaining momentum.
Jan 2, 2016 Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Jan 3, 2016 16:39
In late November in Tokyo, about 70 participants in a meeting of students and lawmakers decided to propose the establishment of a punitive passive smoking prevention law to Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki for a “tobacco-free Olympics
Dec 18, 2015 Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:15