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4 posts about sport-relief on this blog

  1. A game of two halves - a Sport Relief roundup

    Thursday 8 April 2010, 18:15

    Diane Reid Diane Reid Head of BBC Outreach & Corporate Responsibility

    They did incredibly well! This year's Sport Relief raised over £30m for disadvantaged people in the UK and across the world - an astonishing 50% increase on last year's total of £20m. Audience numbers were up too, from 8 million to 9.4 million.

    Comic Relief's Red Nose Day campaign grew out of...

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  2. Sport Relief Weekend 2010

    Thursday 18 March 2010, 16:25

    Peter Salmon Peter Salmon Director, England

When I lace up my running shoes on Friday for Sport Relief I'll be mulling on how far we've come since we set up the charity ten years and £75 million ago.

The Sport Relief Mile is reputedly the biggest mass participation event in the world, and this weekend's television is one of the biggest...

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  • The BBC's Charity Appeals - a Post-Haiti Earthquake Update

    Wednesday 10 February 2010, 17:12

    Diane Reid Diane Reid Head of BBC Outreach & Corporate Responsibility

    On January 15th the BBC broadcast over 70 appeals for Haiti on behalf of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). Since then, hundreds of thousands of people across the world have raised money, and across the UK BBC staff are no exception, raising money through collections, cake sales and local events...

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  • Sport Relief 2010

    Wednesday 20 January 2010, 10:40

    Peter Salmon Peter Salmon Director, England

    The shocking images that we continue to see from Haiti are a stark reminder of just how quickly tragedy can strike, and in equal measure how compassionate we can be as a nation in response to it.

    Today sees the official launch of Sport Relief 2010, the fund raising collaboration between the BBC and...

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