Sport Relief

Eddie Izzard 'Delighted' After Completing 27 Marathons, Raising £1m

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK

Comedian Eddie Izzard said running 27 marathons in 27 days was "the hardest thing I've ever done". He thanked everyone for their support after raising...

Gary Lineker’s Autocue Cock-Up On ‘Sport Relief’ Was So Ron Burgundy

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Gary Lineker might be an old hand at presenting live TV these days but it doesn’t mean he’s not prone to the odd cock-up. The former footballer wa...

Nobody Could Cope With Davina's Clingy Jumpsuit On 'Sport Relief' (Including Davina)

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Never mind Eddie Izzard running 27 marathons, the sight of Gary Lineker and Peter Crouch dragging it up, or the fact £55,444,906 was raised, it was p...

7 Things We're Most Excited For During 'Sport Relief'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Sport Relief’ is back for another year tonight (18 March) with a special evening intended to get the great British public up and moving, as well ...

Why I'm 'Running' for Sport Relief

James Bay | Posted 18.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
James Bay

HIV shouldn't have the stigma that it has. Visiting Body and Soul has made me proud that I'm involved with Sport Relief. I'm incredibly grateful that I can help. People can live with it and be incredible. It's definitely opened my eyes that much wider and opened my mind that much further.

'Famous, Rich And Homeless' Viewers Blast Willie Thorne

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Willie Thorne came under fire from BBC viewers on Wednesday night (10 March), when he rather missed the point of his appearance on the show ‘Famous,...

Marathon Man

Eddie Izzard | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Eddie Izzard

So the plan on paper is a simple one. Complete a marathon every day for 27 days across South Africa. Unfortunately when you step off the paper and onto the concrete, gravel and rocky roads there's a little more to it. Those with a good memory amongst you may recall that I tried something similar about four years ago and was forced to stop by a Doctor who told me that I'd die if I didn't. Now I'm back and trying it again.

Look Which Classic Sitcom Character Is Back After Almost 40 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Michael Crawford is about to dust off his beret and get back into character as Frank Spencer, almost 40 years after the last episode of ‘Some Mother...

Will Young Nearly Poisoned Mary Berry On 'Bake Off'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Will Young’s appearance on ‘The Great British Bake Off’ nearly ended in disaster after he nearly poisoned judge Mary Berry. The former ‘Po...

Ed Balls Warns Boris Not To Back 'Brexit'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson risks putting his own personal ambition to lead the Tory party above Britain’s national interest in staying in the EU, Ed Balls has wa...

Fighting Malaria on the Frontline

Immaculate Nasigye | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK
Immaculate Nasigye

Students in my class still get ill from the disease, but it's much less common. I can teach without so many disruptions and my pupils perform better as a result. I give frequent health talks, especially on malaria mosquito net use, and teach adolescent health and life skills. Hopefully the students will pass on this knowledge as they grow up too.

Samantha Cameron Greatly Impressed The 'Bake Off' Judges

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Samantha Cameron has revealed that her victory in the celebrity edition of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ was all the more sweet, because she was re...

How Sport Relief Cash Is Changing Lives In Rwanda

Caroline Flack | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Flack

Rwanda, the 'Land of a Thousand Hills' has luscious green peaks that stretch out as far as your eyes can see. But this beautiful scenery masks a terrible period in the country's history. In 1994, a brutal genocide tore Rwanda apart. Thousands of families were murdered, livelihoods were destroyed and many orphans were left to take care of their brothers and sisters. I recently travelled there to see how some of the money raised by Sport Relief and matched by the UK government is already hard at work, changing the lives of people who lost almost everything 20 years ago.

If You Can't Do It for Yourself, Do It for Sport Relief!

Sarah Blackwood | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Blackwood

whatever their ability everyone raised the bar and challenged themselves. Endured a little something, pushed a little further than they usually would, all for a great cause. Some may also have exorcised the exercise demons (sorry) and may feel inspired to take a new path, taking control of their health and well being.

Cameron Dons His Trainers And Gets Sweaty For Charity

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron slipped into his gym gear and pounded the pavements of Oxford on Sunday in aid of the Sport Relief charity mile. The PM was accompani...

David Beckham Flogs His Wears (Underwears, That Is) With Del Boy

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Beckham made his 'Only Fools And Horses' debut last night in a sketch for Sport Relief, and we have to say we're rather impressed with his comed...

Watch Kylie Minogue Sing 'Especially For You' With David Walliams

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kylie Minogue gave a special performance of her hit single 'Especially For You' during last night's Sport Relief, and viewers were surprised when comi...

Sport Relief

Mark Foster | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

Every year I have to find something new to take part in, that challenges and pushes me outside of my comfort zone and has the effect of terrifying me witless. This year was no different. Thanks to persuasive talents of one Shirley Pinder from BT, I agreed to abseil down the GPO Tower along with Martin Bayfield, Helen Skelton and a few others and a platoon of Royal Marines headed up by the Big Boss, Ed Davis. I know... I'm not sure how that happened either. (Note to self; block all future calls from Abseiling Shirley, as she is affectionately known in our house)...

Is Nothing Sacred? Brand To Appear On Match Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Is nothing sacred any more? In its 50th year, Match of the Day will feature Russell Brand as a pundit. Jack Wilshere, Michael Dawson And Scott Park...

Which One Of You Embodies The Bulldog Spirit The Most?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere, Tottenham skipper Michael Dawson and Fulham midfielder Scott Parker will battle it out on a special footballer’s edition of...

Jo Whiley Falls Off Treadmill During Sport Relief Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Radio 2 host Jo Whiley stumbled at the finish of a "life-affirming" 26-hour treadmill challenge, which ended with a £260,000 boost from supporters Co...

Cheryl: 'I Was Given 24 Hours To Live'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Cole has opened up about her battle with malaria four years ago in a video to raise awareness about the disease for Sport Relief. The singer...

The Cost Of Davina's Tireless Effort Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Davina McCall's efforts for Sport Relief definitely put paid to many preconceptions we may have about celebrities 'exerting themselves' in aid of char...

Davina Admits Marriage Was 'In Trouble' Ahead Of Sport Relief Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Davina McCall has revealed her 14-year marriage to husband Matthew Robertson had hit a rocky patch prior to her taking part in her gruelling Sport Rel...

WATCH: Beckham Makes 'Only Fools And Horses' Cameo

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Beckham has stepped up for Comic Relief. A clip of Becks’s upcoming cameo appearance in an ‘Only Fools And Horses’ Sport Relief special ha...