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ARCHIVE: PUCIN: Billie Jean Is Blowing Smoke at Her Responsibility to Youth

pioneer of women's professional tennis and an outspoken proponent of equality for women's sports, has joined the board of directors of Philip Morris International, a tobacco company that provided the first big, brassy sponsor of women's pro tennis, Virgin
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:14
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[New York] ARCHIVE: HERBERT: In America; 'If I Had Known'

Sackman was 17...this afternoon at Madison Square Garden we have the finals of the Virginia Slims tennis championships, and the continuing irony of exceptionally vital and very young women being used to promote cigarettes, a product that destroys life.
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:11
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: KING: Women Tennis Pros Are Not 'Being Used' to Promote Smoking

Women in the professional tennis community are proud of our relationship with an enlightened company like Philip Morris and the people associated with Virginia Slims. I feel I can speak for women in professional tennis when I say Mr. Herbert has done us
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:08
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ARCHIVE: BERKOW: Sports of The Times; A Match For Smoking, Not Tennis

Her view, that since the women aren't portrayed smoking then they aren't promoting smoking, is ingenuous, at best...is a businesswoman. Tennis was and is her business. Her loyalty to Philip Morris, however, is misplaced. It is dishonest and destructive to
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:04
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Full Film

During her professional tennis career, King won 39 Grand Slam titles, helped form the Virginia Slims Series (pre-cursor to WTA Tour), founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and Women’s Sports magazine, and co-founded World TeamTennis (WTT).
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:34
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King / Virginia Slims Tour

A look back at the Original 9’s Virginia Slims Tour, formed in 1970. Featuring archival photos and footage, and original interviews with Judy Tegart Dalton, Ingrid Löfdahl Bentzer, Rosie Casals, Peachy Kellmeyer, Larry King, Billie Jean King and Julie He
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:31
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[Australia] SCOTT: No worries with the durries at city stadium

The knuckle-dragging decision that Venues NSW snuck through last week will no doubt be defended through arguments about the term ‘spectator areas’. Section 6A of the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 states that smoking is banned in spectator areas at publ
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:54
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[Mexico] WATCH: LeBron James enjoys vacation with cigar, Michael Jackson LeBron James is clearly enjoying his time away from the basketball court.

he shared a Snap of himself smoking a fat cigar and grooving to some Michael Jackson classics at a Mexican beach-side bar.
247sports
added Jul 7, 2017 01:51
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette blamed for Selkirk golf course fire

A WARNING has been issued to smoking golfers in Selkirk after a major fire was narrowly averted. Chairman of the town's community council, Alistair Pattullo, came to the rescue after discovering an area of heather and scrub alight last month. Flames ha
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:16
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[New York] ARCHIVE: TENNIS; Forgetful Capriati Recalls How to Win

organized by Smokefree Educational Services, to protest the continued sponsorship of women's tennis by Philip Morris...Two hundred protesters gathered on Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden carrying placards castigating the link between women's t
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2017 17:20
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