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Coe and Bishop name teams for Sport Relief 2014

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Two-time Olympic champion Sebastian Coe and comedian John Bishop have announced their teams for their head-to-head challenge later this month as part of Sport Relief 2014. 

The pair will lead two teams of celebrities in sporting challenges at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 21 March.

Coe’s team will feature Winter Olympic skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams, BBC Radio 1 presenter Greg James, pop star Olly Murs and comedy actress Sally Phillips. 

Bishop's team will include Olympic boxing gold medallist Nicola Adams, former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff, BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw, comedian Patrick Kielty and TV presenter Helen Skelton.

The teams will take part in events, including rhythmic gymnastics, track cycling and swimming and the event will be broadcast live on the BBC.

The head to head challenge titled Clash of the Titans will be one of the highlights of the 2014 Sport Relief Weekend that takes place from 21-23 March.

On Friday 21st March, the BBC will treat the nation to a special night of Sport Relief TV with presenters Gary Lineker, Davina McCall, David Walliams, Claudia Winkleman and Jack Whitehall amongst others hosting a star-studded show full of celebrity performances, comedy sketches, highlights from this year’s challenges and films about the incredible work Sport Relief supports. 

Del Boy and Rodney will be back on TV screens after 10 years with a special Only Fools and Horses Sport Relief sketch, featuring one of the show’s biggest fans - David Beckham. 

Four brave Paralympians will swap their sports kit for sequins and will take on a group dance challenge in a Sport Relief Does Strictly special, with Tess Daly revealing the judges favourite on the night.

Money raised from Sport Relief will be spent helping some of the poorest and most disadvantaged people in the UK and around the world. 

To buy tickets to the Clash of the Titans at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Click Here
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