Queen's Birthday Honours: Judy Murray and Heather Stanning become OBEs

Judy Murray and two-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Stanning have been appointed OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Murray, who has worked to grow tennis across Great Britain, has been recognised for services to tennis, women in sport and charity. Stanning, who retired in 2016, is recognised for services to rowing. Ireland rugby union…

Bouchard honours Super Bowl 'date bet'

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has honoured her promise to join a 20-year-old student for a date, after he won their Twitter wager over the US Super Bowl. While the Atlanta Falcons were 21-0 ahead, Ms Bouchard predicted their victory online. But when New England Patriots fan John Goehrke bet her a date that his…

Farah knighted & Ennis-Hill made dame in honours

British tennis champion Andy Murray and athlete Mo Farah have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Paralympic dressage rider Lee Pearson also becomes a Sir, while heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and rower Katherine Grainger are made dames. There are CBEs for cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny, swimmer Sascha Kindred and equestrians Charlotte Dujardin,…