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  Miss World 2007: the official website - 2005 preview - grand final
The Final of Miss World 2006 was the ultimate night of glamour and style, with six ravishing new queens of beauty being chosen.
Miss World 2005 Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was on hand to place the coveted crown on the head of the new Miss World 2006.
The President of Warsaw was also in attendance to present the new Miss World with a scroll dedicating Tat’ana as an honorary ambassador for the city of Warsaw, entrusting her to carry a message of peace around the world.
www.missworld.tv /2005preview/grandfinal.sps?iType=12112&icustompageid=16374&page=1   (728 words)

  
  Miss World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miss World started as the Festival Bikini Contest, in honour of the recently introduced swimwear of the time, but was called Miss World by the press.
Miss World's national preliminaries are conducted by their license-holders, who hold the franchise to use the "Miss World" name in their country.
The 55th staging of Miss World in Sanya, China in 2005 meant that for the first time, all the major beauty pageants were staged in the same continent (Asia): Miss Universe in Thailand, Miss Earth in the Philippines, and Miss International in Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Miss_World   (2003 words)

  
 MISS WORLD CANADA: The Official Preliminary to MISS WORLD
From Astrid to Agbani, from Antigone to Azra, from Aneta to Aishwarya, Miss World is a major figure during her yearlong reign, receiving international travel, incalculable exposure, and the joyous opportunity to work with “Beauty with a Purpose”;.
Miss World Canada 2003, Nazanin Afshin-Jam was the first woman crowned by MWC Inc. She brought awareness to the pageant by placing 1st Runner-Up overall at the international Miss World pageant, WINNER of the Miss Sport Fitness Competition.
Miss World Canada 2005, Ramona Amiri, is currently awaiting acceptance to Medical School while continuing work with her Children’s Foundation.
www.missworldcanada.com /history.htm   (432 words)

  
 Miss Jamaica World
One of the major prizes won by Miss Jamaica in the Miss Jamaica World Pageant is the Uzuri Miss World Wardrobe.
Photographs from the session were sent to Miss World Limited for use on the Miss World website.
Yendi Phillips, Miss Jamaica World 2007, is making good on her Coronation night promise that relief for the victims of Hurricane Dean would be her primary charity project.
www.missjamaicaworld.com   (369 words)

  
 Miss World Pageant 2006
The 2006 Miss World pageant took place in Warsaw, Poland, September 30th at Sala Kongresowa, the main 2,897-seat auditorium at the Palace of Culture and Science.
In 1951, the Miss World competition was begun by Eric Morley and, at its peak in the 1970s and 80s, the show drew an audience of almost 28 million in Great Britian and many more throughout the world.
Miss World Official Site - The place to be for everything you always wanted to know, featuring the latest photos, news and announcements plus a complete list of contestants, related trivia, history, video clips from past shows, a past-winners' photo gallery and media contact and registration info.
www.chiff.com /pop-culture/miss-world.htm   (342 words)

  
 CNN.com - Miss World leaves Nigeria - Nov. 22, 2002
Organizers of the Miss World pageant announced Friday they will move the pageant from the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to London in the wake of violent pageant-related protests in the northern part of the country that left more than 100 people dead.
The death toll in the town of Kaduna was an estimated 105 with a further 521 injured taken to hospital, aid workers said Friday.
Winner of Miss World in 2000, India's Priyanka Chopra, defended the contest being held in Nigeria, saying it was hugely popular in developing countries.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/11/22/nigeria.missworld   (981 words)

  
 Miss World
Miss Ireland Rosanna Davison (C) celebrates with 1st runner-up Miss Canada Nazanin Afshin-Jam (R) and 2nd runner-up Miss China Qi Guan after winning the Miss World 2003 title during the finals in Sanya on China's tropical Hainan island, December 6, 2003.
Miss Ireland Rosanna Davison (L) is crowned Miss World 2003 by Miss World 2002 Azra Akin from Turkey.
Miss Ireland Rosanna Davison (C) poses with her parents singer Chris de Burgh and wife Diane after being crowned Miss World 2003 in Sanya, Hainan Province.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-12/07/content_287908.htm   (211 words)

  
 Miss World 2006 - HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Miss India World Natasha Suri is one of the top three favourites at the Miss World 2006 event in Warsaw on September 30.
The betting odds for Miss World competition this year have Miss Venezuela leading the pack with odds one to six, followed by Miss India, Miss Australia and Miss Czech Republic 15 to two.
India is also a heavy producer of Miss World winners, prevailing three times in the last decade, the latest victory coming when Priyanka Chopra reigned in 2000.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/8115_1807090,001601360007.htm?headline=Miss~India-World~among~top~3~fave's!   (237 words)

  
 CNN.com - Miss World leaves Nigeria - Nov. 22, 2002
Organizers of the Miss World pageant announced Friday they will move the pageant from the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to London in the wake of violent pageant-related protests in the northern part of the country that left more than 100 people dead.
The death toll in the town of Kaduna was an estimated 105 with a further 521 injured taken to hospital, aid workers said Friday.
Winner of Miss World in 2000, India's Priyanka Chopra, defended the contest being held in Nigeria, saying it was hugely popular in developing countries.
www.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/11/22/nigeria.missworld/index.html   (981 words)

  
 Miss World Australia 2005 Official Website
Miss World Australia will be an example to all young people, both in conduct and determination, to create a success of her life.
Miss World WA Director Glenn Weiland said that he is delighted that Miss World WA touches the four corners of the state.
Miss World is a vibrant and glamorous event featuring over 115 entrants from all over the globe eagerly competing to take home the coveted title.
www.missworldaustralia.com.au /2005   (1951 words)

  
 Miss Bikini World - The Symbol of Beauty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Miss Bikini World 2005 was a huge success this year as contestants from around the world descended on the beautiful beaches of Antalya, Turkey to compete for this prestigious title.
The audience once again erupted in applause as Miss Brazil stepped forward to claim her prize, she was tearful as she recieved her winners sash and was crowned Miss Bikini World 2005.
The Miss Bikini World contestants enjoyed the rest of the day visiting the Turkish Spa where they experienced a traditional Turkish bath and massage followed by a performance from a traditional Turkish belly dancer.
world.net-tech.co.uk /v4/index.asp?siteid=MBW   (643 words)

  
 Miss vietnam, Miss Asia, Miss World, Hoa hau Vietnam, Hoa Hau The gioi, Miss korea, miss japan, Miss Earth, Miss world, ...
Miss vietnam, Miss Asia, Miss World, Hoa hau Vietnam, Hoa Hau The gioi, Miss korea, miss japan, Miss Earth, Miss world, Miss universe
Miss world 2005, 2006, 2007, miss Earth 2007, Miss universe 2007, miss International 2007, Miss Asia 2007, Miss global 2007, Miss Planet, miss hong kong, miss china, miss korea, miss japan, miss thailand, miss america, miss canada, miss france, Miss universe Vietnam 2008
Miss Vietnam 2006 - Hoa Hậu Việt Nam 2006
www.vietnamwebsite.net /missvietnam   (362 words)

  
 Missosology.Org: Pageant News Flash
Completing her court are Miss Miss Russia, Eugeniya Lapova (1st runner-up), Miss China, Li Yu Zhang (2nd runner-up and recipient of Miss Photogenic, Best Smile and Best Skin awards); Miss Peru, Claudia Ortiz (3rd runner-up) and Miss Philippines, Jedah Hernandez (4th runner-up and recipient of Best Evening Gown and Best Hair awards).
It is yet unknown if she will be allowed the by the pageant's organizers to compete in Miss World later this year because of conflict of interest.
She will serve as the official representative of her country in the Miss World 2005 pageant to be held in Sanya, China later this year.
www.missosology.org /news.html   (306 words)

  
 Miranda wil derde Nederlandse Miss World worden - telegraaf.nl [Miss World 2004 ]
Momenteel is onze Miranda Slabber in Sanya aan het strijden in de hoop dat zij zichzelf Miss World 2004 mag noemen.
Deze miss heeft het voor elkaar gekregen het eerste modellenbureau op te richten in Nederland met professionele modellen.
Miss Turkije Azra Akin werd toen uitgeroepen tot Miss World 2002.
www.telegraaf.nl /missworld2004/16152571/Miranda_wil_derde_Nederlandse_Miss_World_worden.html   (224 words)

  
 Miss Iceland is Miss World - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 21-year-old Reykjavik student, daughter of Miss Iceland 1983, expressed her delight and astonishment at beating out a field of 102 young women from around the world.
Miss Russia Yulia Ivanova won the bathing suit section, while Miss America Virgin Islands Kmisha-Victoria Counts won the talent contest with her sweet soul singing.
She takes over from Miss World 2004 Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, who ends her reign after a year of globetrotting that has taken her to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Russia, Tibet and to the mountains of her native Peru where she has worked to improve education for children.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20051210T180000-0500_94338_OBS_MISS_ICELAND_IS_MISS_WORLD_.asp   (615 words)

  
 Miss World
Tatana Kucharova, a blue-eyed blonde wearing a tight-fitting white gown, fought back tears as the Miss World sash was draped over her shoulder and a glittering crown placed on her head.
Miss World moved to Warsaw after three years in the southern Chinese resort Island of Hainan.
Miss World — The Final is the World’s largest live annual TV event with global viewing figures topping two billion across nearly 200 countries.
www.liveindia.com /missworld/index.html   (1551 words)

  
 Miss Turkey Beauty Pageant Organization
Miss Turkey Organisation is organising the “Miss Turkey Pagenat” since 1980 under the patent no 174931 from the Turkish Patent Institute.
Miss Turkey Organization is proud to announce the new contract with STAR TV until the year 2007.
The delegates who become part of the Miss Turkey Organization display those characteristics in their everyday lives, both as individuals who participate in the competitions to advance their careers, personal and humanitarian goals, and as women who seek to improve the lives of others.
www.missturkey.com.tr /english/aboutus.htm   (243 words)

  
 Miss Russia Winner to Compete for First Time at Miss World Pageant
The Miss World contest is watched by over 2 billion TV viewers in nearly 200 countries.
Miss World Limited is owned and operated by Julia Morley, who took over the organization after her husband Eric's death.
Miss World is franchised in more than 140 countries and commands the World's largest annual live TV audience.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/news_press_release,34448.shtml   (678 words)

  
 FRONTLINE/WORLD . NIGERIA - The Road North . Miss World's Woes A Chronicle of the Pageant's Troubles . 1990s | PBS
Protests against India's staging the Miss World competition span the political spectrum, from Indian farmers to women's groups, from right-wing Hindus to Communist party members.
As the Miss World pageant stepped beyond its traditional borders, some viewed its over-the-top extravagance and Western standards of beauty emblematic of a kind of threatening, homogenized global culture.
Miss Greece, Irene Skliva, newly crowned Miss World 1996, greets the crowd with the traditional Indian salutation; the competition was staged in Bangalore that year despite bomb scares, suicide threats and mass protest.
www.pbs.org /frontlineworld/stories/nigeria/1990s.html   (568 words)

  
 Miss Deaf World - July 2007 (Deaf girls, women, singles)
The title Miss Sympathy won Terneil Nicole Oppel, 19, from South Africa.
The competition Miss Deaf World 2007 will be held on July 14, 2007 in Prague Czech Republic.
The title of first vice-miss went to Maryna Chuchriy, 17, from Ukraine, and second vice-miss to Viera Zliechovcova from Slovakia, 20, the title Miss Sympathy won Angeligue Verstraete,20, from Belgium.
www.missdeafworld.com   (346 words)

  
 Miss World 2007: the official website - Home - Introduction
Miss World 2007: the official website - Home - Introduction
The first fast track winner is Dominican Re...
Tatana Kucharova, the reigning Miss World, is now in S...
www.missworld.tv   (28 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Cricket | International Teams | Pakistan | Shoaib and Asif to miss World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yasir Arafat and Mohammad Sami will replace the pace duo and join the squad in the Caribbean before the World Cup opener against the hosts on 13 March.
Shoaib and Asif both tested positive for nandrolone last September but had lengthy doping bans quashed on appeal in December after claiming they had not knowingly taken the banned substance.
The World Anti-Doping Agency is in turn contesting that appeal result in the Court of Arbitration for Sport
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/cricket/other_international/pakistan/6388979.stm   (333 words)

  
 Teary teenage Czech wins Miss World 2006 - Boston.com
Miss Czech Republic Tatana Kucharova greets the audience after she was crowned Miss World 2006 during the Miss World beauty pageant final in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday Sept. 30, 2006.
Kucharova defeated 103 other contestants in voting among a panel of judges and from television viewers around the world during a two-hour finals ceremony in the Polish capital.
Wearing a long white dress, a teary Kucharova blew kisses to the 2,500 audience members in Warsaw's Congress Hall after she received her diamond crown from Miss World 2005, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir of Iceland.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/09/30/18_year_old_czech_wins_miss_world_2006   (359 words)

  
 Pageant News Bureau archive - Miss World
The Miss World Pageant was launched in 1951 in London, and it remains under the control of its founder, Eric Morley, and his family.
Helen Morgan of the United Kingdom was ecstatic when she won the Miss World title in 1974, but within a week she had given it up, and it passed to Anneline Kriel of South Africa.
Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, from pageant-loving Venezuela, was Miss World 1995.
www.pageant.com /archive/world.html   (335 words)

  
 Miss World Odds Released
Lisette Diaz, Miss USA, is a 50-1 long shot as she attempts to bring the Miss World crown to the US for the first time since 1990 when Gina Marie Tolleson won the title.
"The Miss World contest is in its 55th year and continues to be one of the most prestigious and watched television programs around the world," says Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com.
Miss India is a 30-1 bet this year with Miss Venezuela at 40-1.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/11-23-2005/0004222209&EDATE=   (426 words)

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