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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
2.Australian Formula One World Champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966. Founder of a racing team that bore his name
3.Britain's most decorated female Olympian, (winning medals at 5 different Olympics 2000 - 2016) & current chair of UK Sport
4.The only British boxer to receive a knighthood
5.British flat racing horse trainer with 25 domestic Classic winners
6.News broadcaster & Conservative politician. One of 2 pacemakers when Sir Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile.
7.In 2005 she broke the sailing world record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe
8.British & Irish Lions head coach in '89, '93, '97 & '09
9.The only British female golfer to become a Dame
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.

quiz kindly submitted by Fraenulum on 5th April 2021