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James Anderson: England's leading wicket-taker collects his OBE

James Anderson: England's leading wicket-taker collects his OBE

He is England's leading wicket-taker in all forms of cricket and the tenth highest in the history of the international game, with 720 in all.

Lord Kamlesh Patel becomes first British-Asian appointee to ECB

Lord Kamlesh Patel becomes first British-Asian appointee to ECB

Professor Lord Kamlesh Patel of Bradford, an OBE and a leading voice on health, social care and community cohesion in the UK, has become the first British Asian to join the England and Wales Cricket Board.

England pacer James Anderson named OBE

England pacer James Anderson named OBE

 Fast bowler James Anderson has been honoured by the Queen after becoming England cricket's leading Test wicket-taker.

Murray overlooked for British knighthood despite `historic` Wimbledon win

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has reportedly been overlooked for a British knighthood in next week`s New Year Honours list, despite becoming the first British man to win the Grand Slam tournament in 77 years.

Andy Murray in dash to Palace after drugs test

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was held up on his way to receive an OBE at Buckingham Palace by a random drugs test on Thursday.

Rowsell, Ennis among British Olympic stars honoured by the Queen

British Olympic heroes were conferred the most prestigious honours in their country as the Queen of England invited them to Buckingham Palace, awarding them with the English equivalent of the Republic Day National Awards in India.

OBE holder Kylie Minogue to cheer for Australia not Britain at London Olympics

When Kylie Minogue was awarded an OBE in 2008, she described Britain as her “adopted home”.
It is, however, her native Australia that she will be cheering on at London 2012.