Tennis coach Judy Murray, rowing champion Heather Stanning and former world light-heavyweight boxing champion John Conteh are among leading sporting figures to be named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Murray, the former Great Britain Fed Cup coach and mother to Wimbledon champions Andy and Jamie, will receive an OBE for services to tennis, women in sport and charity.
She is the third member of her family to be honoured after Andy was knighted in the new year, while Jamie also received an OBE in 2016.
Double Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning, who announced her retirement from the sport after successfully defending her title in Rio last summer, is also upgraded to an OBE.
Stanning had been awarded an MBE in the wake of her first Olympic triumph at London 2012.
Ireland rugby captain Rory Best, who won his 100th cap for his country late last year and is currently on tour with the Lions, is another recipient of an OBE for services to rugby.
Dick Greenwood, the former England flanker and coach, also receives an OBE for services to national and international rugby.
John Conteh, the Liverpool light-heavyweight who held the WBC light-heavyweight title between 1974 and 1978, is awarded an MBE for his services to the sport.
Scott Hann, the gymnastics coach who guided Max Whitlock to his historic double gold medal achievement at the Rio Olympics, is awarded an MBE.
And Brian Noble, the former Bradford Bulls and Great Britain coach who is the current director of rugby at Toronto Wolfpack, receives an MBE for services to rugby league and charirty.
Northern Ireland captain and Southampton midfielder Steven Davis is also awarded an MBE for services to football.
Jennie Price, the Sport England chief executive since 2007, receives a CBE for services to sport, specifically for her work increasing levels of female participation.
SPORTING HONOURS LIST
COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CBE)
Jennie Price: The Sport England chief executive is honoured for services to sport, in particular for increasing participation of women and girls.
OFFICERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE):
Rory Best: Ireland captain, currently on tour with the Lions, honoured for services to rugby after racking up 104 caps for his country and 13 years with Ulster.
Bill Furniss: After almost four decades as a swimming coach, took charge of the Team GB team that won nine medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Dick Greenwood: England rugby coach from 1983 to 1985, who won five caps for the national team, for services to national and international rugby.
Philip Kimberley: Former chair of England Hockey, who served in the role for more than 12 years, for services to hockey.
Rob Lewis: Director of computational fluid dynamics experts TotalSim for services to science applied to sport.
Judy Murray: Tennis coach, former Fed Cup captain and mother of Andy and Jamie Murray for services to tennis, women in sport and charity.
Laura Smith: Development officer for Angus Disability Sport for services to disability sports.
Heather Stanning, MBE: Recently retired double Olympic and double world champion rower, and Royal Artillery officer, for services to rowing.
MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE)
Michele Adams: Cardiff City Ladies manager in the FA Women’s Premier League National Division for services to girls’ football and women’s football in Wales.
Andy Banks: Diving coached who helped Tom Daley to a world title and Olympic bronze, who is now Australia’s Melbourne-based national coach, for services to diving.
John Beresford: Former Newcastle United player and long-time patron of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign for services to education.
Pam Butcher: Winner of the over-85 world table tennis singles and over-8 doubles title last year for services to her sport.
John Conteh: Former WBC light-heavyweight boxing champion and 1970 Commonwealth Games gold medalist for services to boxing.
Steven Davis: Northern Ireland captain and Southampton midfielder since 2012, after lengthy stints at Aston Villa, Fulham and Rangers, for services to football.
Marina Dolman: Bristol City Football Club president since 1997 who oversaw the recent transformation of Ashton Gate for services to football.
Joanne Eccles: British equestrian vaulting gold medalist at the European Championship and FEI World Equestrian Games for services to equestrian vaulting.
Terry Flanagan: One club player for Oldham who represented Great Britain at hooker for services to rugby league and to charity in the north west.
Natalie Gilmour: Star of the Great Britain Lionesses for services to women’s rugby league.
Scott Hann: Coach of double Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock for services to gymnastics.
Claire Harvey: Team GB Paralympian, KPMG senior consultant and anti homophobia and transphobia steering group chair, for services to diversity, inclusion and sport.
Barry Hudson: Durham Amateur Rowing Club chairman for voluntary service to the community and rowing.
Danny Kerry: Coach of the Team GB Olympic gold medal-winning team for services to women’s hockey.
Diane Lampard: Leading showjumper and FEI gold medalist for services to equestrianism.
Michael Loosemore: :ead Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health for services to sports medicine.
Angie Malone: Two-time world champion wheelchair curler and British Paralympic team medalist for services to wheelchair curling.
Brian Noble: Former Great Britain coach and player, currently the Toronto Wolfpack’s director of rugby and BBC pundit, for services to rugby league and charity.
Jonathan Rea: Two-time Superbike World Championship winner for services to motorcycle racing.
Melville Young: Homeless World Cup president for services to sport and social entrepreneurship.