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  • SI Swimsuit Rookies Reveal (Warning: CPU Overload Alert)

    02/04/2015 2:42:28 PM PST · by goldstategop · 46 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 1/29/2015 | Rebecca Shore
    Erin Heatherton:
  • Bikini model makes history as the first plus size woman to feature in Sports Illustrated

    02/04/2015 10:55:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 162 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Februay 4, 2015 | Charlie Lankston
    Model Ashley Graham has become the first plus size model to ever feature in an issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. The 26-year-old model, who was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, features in a beautiful new campaign for swimwear brand swimsuitsforall, which was today unveiled as the first ever plus size ad to have been selected to grace the pages of the publication's iconic Swimsuit Issue. 'I know my curves are sexy and I want everyone else to know that theirs are too,' the size 16 fashion star said of her ground-breaking campaign.
  • Would Jesus Approve of SI’s Swimsuit Issue?

    02/16/2014 2:15:20 PM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 100 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | February 16, 2014 | JP
    The annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue arrives on newsstands Tuesday. It features three semi-nude babes on the cover. The issue is eagerly awaited by much of SI’s readership. However, let those of us who are Christ followers not deceive ourselves: the magazine’s swimsuit issue is nothing more than softcore pornography. Indeed, SI’s cover, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its swimsuit issue, actually is more sexualized than the cover of the latest issue of Playboy, which marks the skin magazine’s 60th anniversary, and which features the model Kate Moss in a bunny costume. What particularly offends about SI is its hypocrisy....
  • Iranian Judges Rule Female Swimmer’s Head-To-Toe Swimsuit “Too Revealing”; Swim Time Goes Unrecorded

    06/30/2013 6:05:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    France 24 ^ | 28/06/2013 | Mandana
    Iran swimmer’s time goes unrecorded: “Her bathing suit was too revealing” An Iranian woman has taken on a difficult challenge: to swim as long as possible in open waters, where she has to wear a diving suit, a full jacket, and a headscarf. However, this was still not enough for the sports authorities, who she claims told her they could not record her latest swim because her outfit was too revealing. In Iran, women swimmers usually compete in all-female pools, and only at the national level, not abroad, to avoid being seen by men. Professional swimmer Elham Sadat Asghari, however,...
  • For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s

    07/05/2012 8:20:00 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    Retronaunt ^ | Retronaunt
    For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s Bathing Suit Arrests, Chicago, 1922 “Women being arrested in Chicago for defying a ban on wearing brief swimsuits in public. Women were meant to cover-up when not in the water” - Australian National Maritime Museum US Bikini Laws, 1922 ‘June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.’ - National Photo Co. US Bikini Laws,...
  • Singapore's Water Polo Team Scandalizes Country At Asian Games With 'Inappropriate' Swim Trunks

    11/30/2010 5:40:15 PM PST · by Gamecock · 37 replies · 1+ views
    All World News ^ | November 29, 2010
    At the Asian Games in Guangzhou last week, the Singapore water polo team revealed a new swim trunk design based on its country's flag that had people back home crying foul. The government deemed the banana hammocks "inappropriate," and some of its citizens found them "disgusting," "nauseating," and "disgraceful."
  • Ryanair seeks female crew to strip down for calendar - SEE GALLERY

    08/02/2010 2:44:31 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 67 replies · 29+ views
    Irish Central ^ | July 29th 2010 | JAMES O'BRIEN
    Irish airline Ryanair is on a Europe-wide search for sexy female cabin crew to strip down for its 2011 calendar. Despite complaints from women’s groups across Europe, the airline is determined to line up female cabin crew members to pose semi-naked for the calendar. A Ryanair spokesperson said that despite women’s groups criticism of the calendar idea, a recent poll indicated female staff as the popular choice. "Overwhelmingly people still want female cabin crews,” he said. "We wanted sexy passengers to be in it but they said no they wanted cabin crew 50,000 passengers voted and said they wanted it...
  • Miss England swimsuit round given marching orders by 2009's winner soldier Katrina Hodge (Axed!)

    03/17/2010 9:40:15 AM PDT · by Stoat · 37 replies · 2,234+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | March 13, 2010
    The swimsuit round of the Miss England competition has been given its marching orders after 50 years at the encouragement of last year's winner, soldier Katrina Hodge. 2009's Miss England winner. soldier Katrina Hodge. Photo: PA Instead, participants will take part in a sports challenge overseen by Lance Corporal Hodge. (edit)   Miss England national organiser Angie Beasley said the change showed that Miss England was constantly evolving as a competition. “Every year the girls take part in the various rounds of Miss England – we have a talent, charity, eco and now the sports round, which will replace the...
  • Flight attendants protest AirTran swimsuit plane

    03/03/2010 2:43:37 PM PST · by NCjim · 26 replies · 1,639+ views
    AJC ^ | March 2, 2010 | Kelly Yamanouchi
    A revealing image on the runway has some AirTran Airways flight attendants fuming. Orlando-based AirTran, which has its largest hub in Atlanta, has adorned one of its Boeing 737 jets with the image of a swimsuit-clad woman in heels, as part of a partnership with Sports Illustrated for the magazine's swimsuit edition. The promotion is ending and AirTran will remove the image from the plane soon, spokesman Christopher White said. The AJC has learned that the Association of Flight Attendants at AirTran voiced its objections in a message to members. "It is our feeling that this is not only contrary...
  • Top Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covers

    02/05/2010 7:57:11 PM PST · by Inappropriate Laughter · 55 replies · 4,302+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/5/10 | staff
    Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman's show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by... Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/galleries/top_20_sports_illustrated_swimsuit_covers/top_20_sports_illustrated_swimsuit_covers.html#ixzz0egD6JyJe http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/02/05/gal_sports-illustrated_4.jpg
  • 'See through' swimsuit to eliminate tan lines

    05/29/2009 7:29:21 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 25 replies · 3,448+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | May 29, 2009
    A "see-through" swimsuit that will eliminate tan lines has been developed by British designers. The Tan Through range from Kiniki – launched earlier this month is transparent when held up to the light. Thousands of microscopic holes in the mesh fabric allow 80 per cent of sunlight to penetrate through to the skin. However the garment is covered in 'magic eye'-style animal prints and abstract patterns which confuse the eye so onlookers can only see a solid block of fabric. Described as "a chicken wire mesh material" the stretchy synthetic fabric is available as all-in-one swimsuit, bikinis, wraps and men's...
  • Obama in a Swimsuit - Washingtonian Magazine (Barf)

    05/14/2009 3:25:35 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 26 replies · 769+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 05 14 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    The President of the United States of America. Since George Washington it has been a position of great power, great responsibility, great prestige. At some point Americans began to be less and less respectful of that office. President Bush was treated like a mentally challenged child wearing a crash helmet. Bill Clinton was portrayed as a sex hungry, over eater (not all portrayals were exaggerations). And Obama? Well he is treated as a God, a celebrity, and a sex symbol. Case and point? The cover of Washingtonian Magazine. This is going too far people. It is one thing to ridicule...
  • Farrah Fawcett sues over famous bathing suit photo--VERY racy for it's time.

    02/23/2009 8:28:52 PM PST · by slomark · 47 replies · 13,147+ views
    [photo] Farrah Fawcett. Red swimsuit. Blonde hair. More teeth than is anatomically possible. Oooooh, that poster. Fawcett is now suing the pants off Bio-Graphics Inc., Pie International Inc. and T.N. Trikilis, accusing them of claiming they own exclusive rights to the photo, reproducing it and selling it. She’s demanding $100,000. Fawcett swears up and down that she “owns and possesses all the photographs and negatives of all the photographs taken at the photo shoot.”

 We’re showing you the poster in question, knowing full well that it’s virtually impossible for any man who grew up in the 70s to wipe it...
  • Danica Patrick Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2009 Photos

    02/20/2009 10:23:52 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 71 replies · 8,473+ views
    Danica Patrick is sizzling hot in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition 2009. This is Danica’s second appearance in SI Swimsuit and she’s hotter than ever. Danica can drive race cars and she can definitely wear a bikini!
  • Palin SwimSuit Video Surfaces (Just In Time For Debate)

    09/26/2008 12:52:10 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 83 replies · 6,234+ views
    YouTube ^ | 09-26-08 | DSMojoRisin
    Just in time for the debate, a video has been posted at YouTube of Sarah Palin's swimsuit competition in the 1984 Ms. Alaska pageant.
  • Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girl (Marisa Miller) Sues Dating Service

    04/23/2008 8:40:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 74 replies · 11,029+ views
    KNBC ^ | 4/23/08
    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girl Sues Dating ServiceUPDATED: 2:36 pm PDT April 23, 2008 LOS ANGELES -- Supermodel Marisa Miller sued a nationwide dating service and its owner for allegedly using her photo to promote his business without her consent, court papers obtained Wednesday show. Marisa Miller, the cover girl for February's Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against DNA Diamonds and its owner, Jason Itzler, who supposedly bragged about being "king of all pimps." Miller's allegations include misappropriation of image and likeness, invasion of privacy and unjust enrichment. She is seeking unspecified general,...
  • The Speedos that could be just a bit too speedy (NASA-designed teflon swimsuit for competitors)

    03/29/2008 7:32:41 PM PDT · by Stoat · 51 replies · 5,550+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | March 29, 2008 | MARK FLEMING
    The Speedos that could be just a bit too speedyBy MARK FLEMING - More by this author » Last updated at 21:42pm on 29th March 2008  A revolutionary bodysuit that British swimmers hope will help them power to medals at the Beijing Olympics could be banned.  The skintight Speedo LZR Racer costume, which was developed with help from Nasa scientists, has been worn in 16 world record-breaking swims in just six weeks since its launch, and now swimmers are clamouring to try it. But the sport's governing body is worried that, because it apparently helps swimmers go faster, wearing...
  • (Turkish Islamism) Media fury rages over swimsuit photo ban

    05/18/2007 6:53:02 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies · 1,953+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | May 18, 2007 | Thomas Grove
    Media fury rages over swimsuit photo ban By Thomas Grove in Istanbul May 18, 2007 01:10am A DECISION by Turkey's largest city to ban some pictures of swimsuit models has revived claims about the rising power of Islam, with newspapers saying the move was more befitting of theocratic Iran than a secular democracy. Istanbul municipality asked stores selling swimwear made by Turkish manufacturer Nelson to seek permission to place photographs of models in swimsuits and bikinis on store front windows located on main streets. It then denied them permission. The controversy follows several large secularist protests in Turkey, a secular...
  • 'I felt more welcome in the Bible belt'

    One Sunday last month I went for my afternoon swim at my local David Lloyd's fitness club wearing the Islamic-style swimsuit I have been wearing for years ... As an American-Muslim woman, I have always been determined to be active without compromising my faith. I have been swimming in capital cities across the world from Rio de Janeiro to Washington DC to Kuala Lumpur, and now London ... That is, until I came to Oxford. As I was getting ready to head home from my Sunday swim, I heard a loud voice from a man stating that he needed to...
  • The New Muslim Women's Sexy Swimwear Fashions Are Out!

    06/11/2006 6:36:25 PM PDT · by freddymuldoon · 47 replies · 2,006+ views
    PublisPundit ^ | 7JUN06 | Robert Mayer
    THIS SUMMER’S SEXY SWIMWEAR ... in the Islamic world! That’s right everybody, it’s summer and the time has come for the latest in beach fashion being bought by babes from as far-flung as Turkey to Saudi Arabia. Last year, this triggered a three post sensation due to the wide interest in the subject. And for good reason. Prepare yourselves for some of the most revealing and raunchy swimwear you’ve ever seen! Only if you’re a radical Islamist, anyway. Don’t bother with the sunscreen, this new line does the job for you. Last time I checked, the beach was for having...
  • Ex-Sports Illustrated model arrested (attacked flight attendant)

    04/22/2006 7:42:39 AM PDT · by Moose4 · 31 replies · 1,003+ views
    AP via Comcast News ^ | 22 April 2006 | Unattributed
    MIAMI - Former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model May Andersen was arrested after allegedly becoming unruly and striking a flight attendant on a plane from Amsterdam to Miami, police said. Andersen, 23, from Denmark continued being loud and violent after officers met Martinair Flight 643 on the ground Thursday, Miami-Dade Airport Police said. She was examined for alcohol and substance abuse at Jackson Memorial Hospital and later transported to the Miami-Dade County Jail. She has a hold for immigration, which means no bail has been set. She cannot be released until immigration lifts it, said Janelle Hall, a corrections spokeswoman.
  • The 2005 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue...

    02/25/2005 8:54:25 AM PST · by crushelits · 37 replies · 19,148+ views
    crushelits | Feb. 25, 2001 | crushelits
      2005 Sports Illustrated Swimsuits    Michelle Alves BORN: Londrina, Brazil AGE: 25 Ana Beatriz Barros BORN: Itabira, Brazil AGE: 22 Yamila Diaz-Rahi BORN: Buenos Aires AGE: 28 Alicia Hall HOMETOWN: Las Vegas AGE: 19 Bridget Hall BORN: Springdale, Ark. AGE: 27 Michelle Lombardo BORN: Glastonbury, Connecticut AGE: 21 Marisa Miller BORN: Santa Cruz, Calif. AGE: 25 Fernanda Mota BORN: Rio de Janeiro AGE: 23 Petra Nemcoba BORN: Karvina, Czech Republic AGE: 25 Oluchi Onweagba BORN: Lagos, Nigeria AGE: 23 Frankie Raider BORN: River Falls, Wisc. AGE: 30 Daniella Sarahyba BORN: Rio de Janeiro AGE: 19 Shakara Ledard BORN:...
  • Seductresses lose curves, study finds (analyzes Playboy, Miss America)

    09/16/2004 9:52:02 AM PDT · by Smogger · 64 replies · 9,869+ views
    newsobserver.com ^ | Published: Sep 13, 2004 | By CINDY GEORGE, Staff Writer
    RALEIGH -- These days, sirens such as Beyonce and J-Lo might pack a little too much back to win the Miss America pageant. Marilyn Monroe might be considered too curvy to appear as a Playboy centerfold today. A pair of researchers at Meredith College have the numbers to prove that America's ideal female body is a silhouette that has morphed from curvaceous to cigar-shaped in the past half-century. They've figured that out by using the height and weight of two sets of trademark red, white and blue beauties: Miss America winners and Playboy centerfolds. The study suggests that America's obsession...
  • Anna Kournikova in new SI Swimsuit issue!

    02/10/2004 7:03:52 AM PST · by TheBigB · 58 replies · 1,979+ views
    self/SI | 2/10 | self
    Issue will hit newsstands tomorrow--sneak peek pix:
  • Vanity/Swimsuit Vote assist needed

    10/20/2003 3:15:24 AM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 77 replies · 767+ views
    Sports illustrated/cnn ^ | 10/20/03 | T1b8zs
  • Swimsuit issue stars Albert Einstein

    08/27/2003 1:19:48 PM PDT · by bedolido · 9 replies · 266+ views
    CNN ^ | 08/27/03 | Todd Leopold
    <p>The magazine, devoted to providing facts and information in an entertaining setting, is putting out its first swimsuit issue.</p> <p>"Our goal from the beginning has been to blur the line between education and entertainment," said Will Pearson, publisher and co-founder of the magazine. With swimsuit issues so popular among periodicals, Pearson and his crew decided "why not have one with our goal of education?"</p>
  • National Geographic to Release First Swimsuit (Babe) Issue

    01/30/2003 11:38:15 AM PST · by hardhead · 22 replies · 1,325+ views
    Fox News (NY Post) ^ | 30 January 2003 | Barbara Hoffman
    Forget the Pyramids: That stately, sand-dusted figure on the National Geographic cover is a babe - and she's wearing nothing but three strategically placed shells. Margaret Mead never looked like this. Then again, neither did the Geographic, whose first swimsuit issue hits the stands Saturday, 18 days ahead of Sports Illustrated's annual bikini blowout. Showing all that skin may be a stretch for a magazine whose usual cover lines run to "Indus: Clues to an Ancient Civilization" and "The Magic of Snowy Owls." Nevertheless, the editors of the venerable Geographic believe they've remained true to their mission.