Full links to 2012 Sport Relief special edition, edited by David Walliams

Charity telethon tops £50m on first night

Sport Relief has raised £50m in public donations, a new on-the-night record for the charity telethon.

Sport Relief raises record £50m

The Sport Relief fundraising extravaganza has raised a record on-the-night total of £50 million.

Miranda Hart and her Miranda co-star Sarah Hadland appear in a Sport Relief sketch which saw Hart mistaken for a male tennis professional

First Night: Sport Relief, BBC1

The night of light entertainment that never leaves a dry eye in the house

Frank Skinner in the pool

The lengths (and widths) they go to... Frank Skinner dives in

Comedian overcomes his fear of swimming to complete a length for Sport Relief

Meeting of minds: Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold, JB Gill, and Oritsé Williams

Let's get physical, boys: Alan Carr gets chatty with JLS for Sport Relief

JLS are all over this year's Sport Relief – they've recorded the official single, they're on TV, at the O2, and running The Mall. Alan Carr meets the chart-toppers.

Rob Brydon: Federer said no... so I had to ask Jonathan Davies

Jonathan Davies (he of the 'cheeky little face') tells Rob Brydon about how it all began, his move to league and his new role on the box. Rob Brydon interviews Jonathan Davies

Bill Gates says of vaccines: 'We could save three million lives over the next decade'

Bill Gates: 'We could save three million lives over the next decade'

David Walliams talks to Bill Gates

Hit it off: David Walliams with Simon Cowell

This Briton's got talent: Simon Cowell reveals what it's like to be the most powerful person in pop

One man does more to shape our music industry than any other. As he begins another star search, the svengali talks to our guest editor David Walliams.

David Walliams talks to Eddie Izzard

'So, Eddie Izzard, were your marathons an attempt to trump my swims?'

David Walliams talks to Eddie Izzard

Sport Relief 2012: A letter from today's guest editor, David Walliams

Quality newspapers are normally quite boring. Not monumentally boring, just a bit dull and worthy. If they were a colour, they would be brown.

Brian May

Brian May - He will rock you

Queen's Brian May talks to film composer David Arnold about music and movies

Hold on to your hats: the Oscar-winning documentary
Undefeated

It's not the taking part but the winning

Documentary-makers are showing other directors how to cover sport – and landing big prizes, at last, too – says Kaleem Aftab

Red Noses for Red Nose Day

Richard Curtis: It's shocking just how easy it can be to save a life

I've been working on Comic Relief and Sport Relief for 27 years now and still feel the same passion for it as I did at the start, when I wandered around Ethiopia in the middle of the famine in 1985 wondering whether I could think of anything I could do to help.

Usain Bolt has significantly improved the average performance of the world's top sprinters

The Bolt Effect: How chasing Usain Bolt made the world run faster

Pursuit of the world's best sprinter has forced competition to be quicker than ever just to keep up

Leading article: Proud to be supporting Sport Relief

Generally, Britain is a comfortable country in which to live. By and large, people have enough food to eat and water to drink. The air is clean, the water supply constant and pollutant-free. Children will receive an adequate education. Our health service will care for us when we fall sick. Crime levels are low.

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cricketOur awards for Best Batting, Bowling, Game and others
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Players form a guard of honour for Michael Clarke of Australia as he leaves the field
COMMENTEnglish cricket’s supposed saviour Kevin Pietersen will only be 38 by the time the next World Cup starts
Sport
Steve Smith celebrates after hitting the winning run
COMMENTClarke has his detractors but no one, surely, would deny him this very proud moment
Sport
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REPORT New Zealand vs Australia: Australia beat their rivals by seven wickets in a dominating display at the MCG to secure their fifth world title
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Formula 1Vettel’s victory in Malaysia shakes Mercedes out of any complacency
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SPORTKevin Garside on the remarkable work of Street Games
Sport
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golfLast month, Woods recorded an 82 at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix, the highest round of his career
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Motor RacingVIDEO British driver Jann Mardenborough's Nissan GT-R flips into the crowd in horrifying crash at the Nurburgring
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More RugbyREPORT London Welsh 14 Bath 29: Defeat to Bath was 18th loss in the row
Sport
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