Thanks for joining us for our LIVE COVERAGE of Sport Relief 2018. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #SportRelief
Thanks for tuning into our LIVE COVERAGE of Sport Relief 2018.
22:00 – Sport Relief moves to BBC Two.
22:00 – TOTAL RAISED SO FAR: £33,393,152.
21:55 – Snow Patrol perform LIVE for Sport Relief. The music is accompanied with a moving video showing the work of Sport Relief across the world.
21:54 – “£30 could save 100 lives” – Paddy McGuiness encourages viewers to donate. You can donate here: bbc.co.uk/sportrelief
VIDEO: GSK and Comic Relief work together to fight malaria.
21:50 – A reminder from David Tenant about the threat that malaria poses to mothers and children, especially in areas such as Sierra Leone.
21:47 – A man of many words – but who is his? The Stig enters Andy Murray’s room.
21:40 – Michael McIntyre awakes Andy Murray from his hotel bed as part of his ‘Midnight Game Show’. Murray is put under pressure to answer quickfire questions and to name the individuals that enter his room.
21:38 – A thank you to BT employees from across the UK for fundraising for Sport Relief. They have raised over £357,000.
21:36 – “Your money can save lives” A plea from Davina McCall for viewers to donate. You can donate via text, phone or website. More info here: bbc.co.uk/sportrelief
21:29 – A video shot in Sierra Leone explains how Sport Relief is supporting health workers in local communities and why we should continue giving.
21:28 – Davina McCall discusses how Sport Relief funding is given to organisations such as The Global Fund to tackle malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis.
21:27 – Claudia Winkleman speaks to Meghan Trainor who is in the Celebrity Call Centre to take donations from individuals across the UK.
21:24 – A thank you to Premier League players who have given up their time to teach children how to play football. They have donated a total of £1,600,000.
21:19 – A video is shown about child homelessness in Uganda. Sport Relief funding is used to try and get these children into safety. The video, presented by Rio Ferdinand, sheds a light on the physical and sexual abuse of children in Kampala.
21:16 – Helen Skelton wins the Sport Relief Celebrity Boxing Match
21:12 – “I really admire Camilla’s determination” Nicola Adams on Camilla Thurlow’s boxing against Helen Skelton.
21:10 – Helen seems to be the winner of the match based on her performance in Round One.
21:06 – The boxing match between Helen Skelton and Camilla Thurlow BEGINS!
21:04 – We launch a Twitter poll asking who YOU think will win. VOTE NOW
21:00 – Helen Skelton and Camilla Thurlow take to the stage for a professional boxing match!
20:56 – Famous faces go on the record to talk about their mental health and how Sport Relief is helping support those with mental health problems across the UK.
20:54 – Ore Oduba talks to people on the pitch about the 12 hour game of Five a Side football.
20:51 – A thank you to Sainsburys, an official merchandise stockist who have raised over £6,000,000 for Sport Relief.
20:44 – We return to John Bishop to hear his comedic plans for how England can win the World Cup in Russia.
20:38 – Global healthcare company GSK pledge to fight malaria in partnership with Sport Relief. David Tenant explains the importance of distributing mosquito nets, rapid diagnostic tests and anti-malaria drugs.
20:35 – Paddy McGuiness finally arrives on stage to join co-host Claudia Winkleman.
20:34 – The cast of Swimming with Men perform an aquatic arrangement for Sport Relief.
20:33 – WHERE’S PADDY? Claudia Winkleman in SHOCK as co-host Paddy McGuiness fails to show up!
20:30 – TOTAL RAISED SO FAR: £14,777,900.
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20:26 – A video is shown about how Sport Relief is helping mothers in Sierra Leone have safe pregnancies. £100 could train a health worker.
20:24 – A thank you to British Airways and their passengers for donating spare change to Sport Relief. They have raised over £3,000,000.
20:18 – John Bishop imparts his advice for how England could win the World Cup. He speaks to journalists in a mock Press Conference.
20:13 – A video is shown about Georgina, an individual with cerebral palsy. The video explores how Sport Relief funds a social club that enables her to gain friends and speak openly about herself.
20:11 – Greg James raises over £1,000,000 for Sport Relief in his challenge in partnership with BBC Radio 1.
20:08 – Greg James takes on a brand new challenge for Sport Relief, climbing the UK’s three highest mountains, and cycling between them.
20:05 – Sport Relief money funds projects across the UK, including the domestic violence charity, Redthread.
20:02 – A video from Nairobi, the Capital of Kenya, explores how Sport Relief projects are making a huge impact.
20:00 – Davina McCall checks into the Celebrity Call Centre. You can donate by calling 03457 910 910
19:57 – The judges have confirmed that the winner couple of Sport Relief does Strictly Come Dancing is Alex and Pasha!
19:55 – “A complete dance disaster, darling” Dance critic, Craig Revel Horwood, comments on Cammie’s dancing.
19:48 – Sport Relief does Strictly Come Dancing begins. Football legends swap their football boots for dancing shoes as they compete for the top spot!
19:43 – Zoe Ball takes a break from her challenge to learn about some of the UK projects that receive funding from Sport Relief.
19:41 – Schoolchildren from UK schools take to Media City to present, feature and star in some of our best loved programmes. These include BBC Breakfast, Coronation Street and Match of the Day.
19:39 – Lindsey and Radzi from CBBC’s Blue Peter thank schools across the UK for their fundraising.
19:37 – Match in a Day! It’s the ULTIMATE GAME of FIVE A SIDE FOOTBALL, lasting 12 HOURS for Sport Relief.
19:35 – The BBC win the Celebrity Boat Race.
19:33 – The ITV/BBC Boat Race Begins! It takes place in Salford, Manchester outside the Media City studios.
19:31 – Alex Jones has raised a whopping £799,991 for Sport Relief!
19:25 – The One Show presenter Alex Jones discusses her challenge for Sport Relief.
19:24 – Viewers can donate by calling 03457 910 910 from their phones.
19:22 – #TeamDavina wins the Steps Challenge. The award was presented by GB’s Lizzie Arnold.
19:21 – Joe Wicks takes to the stage for the #TeamDavina vs #TeamJoe Steps Challenge.
19:15 – THE CLASH OF CHANNELS. A video is shown of broadcasters training for the ITV/BBC Boat Race.
19:12 – John Bishop prompts viewers to donate, you can donate by heading over to bbc.co.uk/sportrelief
19:09 – John Bishop explores where the money raised by Sport Relief is being spent in the UK. One particular project aims to support homeless individuals through football.
19:01 – Kylie Minogue starts the show with her single ‘Dancing’.
19:00 – Sport Relief starts on BBC One.
18:51 – A company in London has raised over £20,000 for Sport Relief. The total figure was announced on BBC London News.
18:45 – Sport Relief features in BBC London News. It explores the fundraising that companies across the city have taken part in.
18:26 – Sport Relief features on BBC News at 6. It looks at the football challenges based in Salford.
The Day So Far
Davina McCall, who will also appear on the show this evening, shared a ‘Behind The Scenes’ look at the Sport Relief programme on her Instagram Story.
Sport Relief has also been promoting The Nation’s Billion Step Challenge. Users who download the Sport Relief mobile app are able to register their daily steps into the challenge. It’s part of a campaign to get people moving, however that may be.
Want to know what this year’s Sport Relief is all about? Then check our our previous article: Sport Relief is BACK – Here’s the rundown!