Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 270 headlines found
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
Aug 18, 2016 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 19, 2016 17:37
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
Aug 10, 2016 McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 12, 2016 19:24
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
Aug 9, 2016 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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.
Jul 31, 2016 Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
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