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

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.

Despite the approach of the Olympics, cash-strapped authorities have imposed pool cutbacks and closures to reduce costs

Funding cuts leave bathers floundering

Manningham Pool cuts a forlorn figure. Built during the late Victorian bath-building boom, its marble floor and sauna once made it the proud centerpiece of the community – a place where mill workers could exercise and wash in suitably grand surroundings.

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