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SPORTING KNIGHTS AND DAMES

1.West Indian cricket captain between 1974 and 1985, fundamental to their rise to become the dominant Test-playing nation of the age
Sir Clive Lloyd
2.Australian Formula One World Champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966. Founder of a racing team that bore his name
Sir Jack Brabham
3.Britain's most decorated female Olympian, (winning medals at 5 different Olympics 2000 - 2016) & current chair of UK Sport
Dame Katherine Grainger (rowing)
4.The only British boxer to receive a knighthood
Sir Henry Cooper
5.British flat racing horse trainer with 25 domestic Classic winners
Sir Henry Cecil
6.News broadcaster & Conservative politician. One of 2 pacemakers when Sir Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile.
Sir Chris Chataway (alongside Chris Brasher CBE)
7.In 2005 she broke the sailing world record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe
Dame Ellen MacArthur
8.British & Irish Lions head coach in '89, '93, '97 & '09
Sir Ian McGeechan
9.The only British female golfer to become a Dame
Dame Laura Davies
10.The most recent ex-footballer / manager to be Knighted (in 2018), partly as recognition of his continued support to the families and victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
Sir Kenny Dalglish