Headlines Tagged with Sports/Games — 4,910 headlines found
I’ve known three people I could name who never smoked and who died from being around second-hand smoke... How bad was the smoking at the World Series of Poker?...“The WSOP would be so bad with the smoking that players were getting bronchitis and coughing
Jul 12, 2017 PokerNews.com
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is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Mar 23, 2017 Deadline Hollywood
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US Women's Soccer Team has taken an active role in persuading young women, and young men, from taking up smoking. They appear in tobacco control advertisements, and speak to youngsters...King is not passing on a similar message to young tennis players.
Aug 25, 1999 CleanLungs.com (Citizens for Clean Air in Apartments (CCAA))
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ARCHIVE: Statement: Recent Appointment of Billie Jean King to the Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Board of Directors
the world’s largest seller of tobacco products to women and children...six years after the introduction of Virginia Slims and other women-oriented brands, the rate of smoking initiation of 12-year-old girls had increased by 110 percent.
Sep 17, 1999 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
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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
Oct 21, 1999 Los Angeles Times
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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.
Nov 21, 1993 New York Times
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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
Dec 2, 1993 New York Times
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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
Dec 7, 1993 New York Times
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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).
Sep 10, 2013 PBS
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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
Sep 10, 2013 PBS
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