Latest Miss Universe Stories

2008-07-14 00:00:18

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This evening, during one of the year's most exciting live international television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, as MISS UNIVERSE(R) 2008 live from the Crown Convention Center in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Ms.

2008-07-10 09:01:07

Vietnam to host 2010 Miss World HANOI, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, which is hosting 2008 Miss Universe in central Nha Trang city, will be the venue for the world's biggest beauty pageant in 2010, according to local newspaper New Hanoi on Thursday.

2006-07-27 17:27:39

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2006-07-23 22:54:40

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The newly crowned Miss Universe, Puerto Rico's Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, collapsed during a post-pageant news conference and was rushed off stage Sunday night. Pageant officials said shortly afterward she had passed out. "She's OK.

2006-07-24 00:35:00

Forty minutes into her reign as Miss Universe, Miss Puerto Rico Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza collapsed during a post-pageant news conference and was rushed offstage on Sunday night.

2006-07-23 22:18:31

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Miss Puerto Rico, Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, the youngest of the five finalists, was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night. The first runner-up to Mendoza, 18, was Miss Japan, Kurara Chibana, 24.

2006-07-20 15:42:50

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even as conflict embroils much of the world, some 88 women hoping to be ambassadors of goodwill have gathered in Los Angeles this week vowing to put politics aside as they compete to become Miss Universe.

2005-07-05 11:49:43

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A perfectly groomed Miss Universetook an AIDS test in a Johannesburg hospital on Tuesday andsaid she hoped her fame would persuade others to do the same.

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