UEFA EURO 2024 logo unveiled at Berlin's Olympic Stadium
With less than 1,000 days to go until Euro 2024 kicks off, the UEFA unveils the logo for the European Championship at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. This is the first time that the Germany will host the European competition, which will take place from June 7 to July 7, 2024. Only West Germany hosted the competition in 1988.news.yahoo.com
Miss Universe competition to air live from Florida in May
FILE - Catriona Gray of the Philippines, left, reacts as she is crowned the new Miss Universe 2018 by Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters during the final round of the 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, on Dec. 17, 2018. After a year and a half, the Miss Universe competition will return with a live telecast on May 16. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)NEW YORK – After a year and a half, the Miss Universe competition will return with a live telecast on May 16. The last Miss Universe pageant was in December 2019 and its winner, Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa, has worn the crown longer than anyone else. The Miss Universe competition will air in more than 160 territories and countries across the globe.
Local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant David Wright talks competition, buzzers, and love of cake
HOUSTON – ‘American Ninja Warrior’ returns to a brand-new night here on KPRC 2, moving to Wednesday’s at 8 p.m. Get ready to cheer on local competitor, Houstonian David Wright, as he takes on the massive course in tomorrow night’s new episode. If you are the ultimate ‘American Ninja Warrior’ fan, don’t forget to enter to win some great swag from the show! The contest is open now and will close tomorrow night after 'American Ninja Warrior 'ends. Watch as Lauren Kelly chats with David about the experience, and what fans can expect from tomorrow night’s new episode.
Local baker wins local competition with impressive Black Lives Matter cake
Pastry chefs Nikita Freeman and Neciey Shelton entered a baking competition last June to gain exposure for their at-home baking businesses. The experience pushed them to create their own baking competition, Bakers of Mo City. The winning cake was a Black Lives Matter themed design made by Tenique Guillory. For me, Black Lives Matter is very touchy because of my skin complexion, said Guillory. Putting all that hurt and pain into my craft.Bakers of Mo City also donated $1,000 to Black Lives Matter Houston.
Mayor Turner to give details on Liftoff Houston Business Plan Competition; $30,000 in prizes available
HOUSTON – Mayor Turner will announce the launch of Liftoff Houston, the City of Houston’s annual business plan competition sponsored by Capital One Bank and administered by the Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO). The plans will be announced at City Hall at 3 p.m.Turner said winners in three categories – Service, Product and Innovation – will each receive $10,000 from Capital One Bank. Due to COVID-19 concerns, this year all Liftoff Houston events will be held virtually. The program also includes an Educational Pathway, which provides business education opportunities to all who are interested. Houston Public Library Director Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, Office of Business Opportunity Director Marsha Murray and Capital One Bank VP of Business Development Mark Boucree will also speak during the press conference.