European eating challenges and contests category

GazetteLive.co.uk reports the George Pub in Stockton-on-Tees, England received a prohibition notice for holding a British Eating League chilli eating contest on November 7. The restaurant was previously told that its event was not in violation of the current UK coronavirus lockdown due to an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors".
Teesside Live reports that the Stockton on Tees town council received a complaint about the British Eating League holding a chilli eating contest Saturday during a UK-wide coronavirus lockdown. The league claimed its competition was allowed due to an exemption for elite sports without spectators. The council agreed and will not penalize the organization. update Metro UK, The Daily Mail and Yahoo have articles.
The Lincolnite reports that Kyle Gibson is the first person to finish the Tiger Loaf breakfast sandwich challenge at Munch & Go in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.
The "Hungry Badger" won yesterday's British Eating League Chilli Eating Contest. The event used an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors" to bypass the current UK coronavirus lockdown.
Strongman competitor Eddie Hall will take on a variety of big holiday-themed meals for the upcoming series "Eddie Eats Christmas" for the UK channel Dave TV.
The British Eating League is claiming that the upcoming UK coronavirus lockdown will not apply to their schedule (3 contests later this week) due to an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors".
Leeds Live has an article about Beard Meats Food titled "Watch as Leeds man take on enormous 10.5oz viking burger challenge". (The article has the correct units of measurement.)
The British Eating League will hold its first eating contest in south England Friday when Bobby Jo's Diner in Southend-on-Sea hosts a chilli dog eating contest awarding £100/£30/£20.
Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran was the first person to finish the "Heart Attack" breakfast challenge at Harty's Cafe in Lincoln, England.
A press release announces an alliance between Nathan's Famous and Damhus, "a German manufacturer of quality meat-products since 1936", to manufacture and distribute hot dogs throughout Europe. It is interesting that a Jewish-founded company would partner with a firm started in Nazi Germany. The document makes no mention of a possible European qualifier for Nathan's hot dog eating contest.
Jesse Pynnönen took third place in Finland's Strongest Man contest, coming back from 9th place on the final day of the competition.
Kyle Gibson ate a 480g box of Coco Pops and 2 liters of milk in 6:15 to take the first prize of £100 in Saturday's British Eating League contest.
The British Eating League has announced it plans to start awards for competitive eating. The categories are: top UK male / female, top world male / female, best eating couple and best Youtube eater.
Max Stanford edged Kyle Gibson by one chicken nugget to win the first prize of £1000 in yesterday's British Eating League chicken nugget championship.
Mel Magazine has an article about vegan competitive eaters focusing on German bodybuilder Ferdinand Beck.
The Sun reports that John Fury, father of British boxer Tyson Fury, broke the Guinness World Record for most Ferrero Rocher chocolates eaten in a minute.
The British Eating League will hold today the first of four qualifiers for a parmo eating contest awarding 500 pounds. Pro eaters can receive a bye to the finals. The league has started a youtube channel. The first video is a review of the organization by Bob Shoudt.
Metro.co.uk has an article about Max Stanford's win over Kyle Gibson in Saturday's British Eating League eating contest. Max's total of 141 cookies in 5 minutes was billed as a world record.
Max Stanford completed the challenge at Manzes Pie and Mash in Peckham, England, which weight 5kg (11 pounds) and consisted of 18 pies and 7 orders of mash.
Yorkshire Evening Post reports that Kyle Gibson won the first prize of £500 in Saturday's eating contest held at Mumtaz in Leeds. Gibson was the only person to finish his meal, which consisted of a whole chcken, 4 curry dishes, naan bread and chips and a kebab.
Former professional cyclist Conor Dunne attempted to eat the diet of a Tour de France competitor which consists of 6,000 to 7,000 calories.
Muntaz in Leeds, Yorkshire will hold the Grand Thaal Challenge on September 12 awarding £500 to the fastest finisher.
The qualifiers for the British Eating League chicken nugget eating contest have concluded. The field for the finals at The George Pub in Stockton-on-Tees awarding £1000 on October 3 will consist of Kyle Gibson, Max Stanford, John "The Beast" Dawesy, Lewis Tordoff, Arron Badger and Patrick Finn.
Max Stanford won last night's British Eating League Big Bacon Butty eating contest, his first victory over Kyle Gibson.
ChronicleLive.co.uk has an article about Kyle Gibson eating every menu item available at Five Guys. The challenge was a fundraiser for the Newcastle West End Foodbank.
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