Miss Philippines wins Miss World in Indonesia


BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Saturday amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups. “I promise to be the best Miss World ever,” Young, 23, said after winning the 63rd annual event, as a large number of Filipino fans who traveled with her celebrated by jumping and waving the country’s flag. Despite threats from the Islamic Defenders Front to disrupt…

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Center takes soccer to the kids – Charlotte Observer

Center takes soccer to the kidsCharlotte ObserverAraujo is a technical director with Creative Player Sports, which specializes in soccer instruction. Araujo, who also serves on boards at the Harris YMCA and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, said he came to the United States because of soccer.