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 Tuesday, 31 December, 2002, 00:03 GMT
Sport's New Year Honours
Jonny Wilkinson and Sam Torrance have both been honoured
Wilkinson and Torrance have been honoured
A full list of the sports people included in the New Year Honours list.

Knight's Bachelor (knighthood)
Howard Bernstein (chief executive, Manchester City Council) for services to the reconstruction of Manchester and the XVII Commonwealth Games.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
William McLaren for services to sports broadcasting.
Robert Murray for services to Sunderland Football Club and to the community.
Charles Lamb Allen (chairman of M2002 Ltd) for services to the Commonwealth Games.
Frances Done (chief executive of Manchester 2002) for services to the Commonwealth Games.
Louise Livingstone Martin (chairman of Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland) for services to Commonwealth Games.
Robert Raine (head of Commonwealth Games Division, Dept of Culture) for services to the Commonwealth Games.
Thomas Gerald Reames Davies (chairman of Wales Youth Agency) for services to young people and rugby in Wales.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire
Sam Torrance for services to golf.
Stephen Backley for services to athletics.
Henry Blofeld for services to sports broadcasting.
Peter McEvoy for services to golf.
Roger Martin Bottomley for services to sport.
John Christopher Urmston James (former secretary of Lawn Tennis Association) for services to lawn tennis.
Peter Keen (performance director of British Cycling Federation) for services to cycling.
Susan Lesley Woodward for services to the Commonwealth Games and broadcasting.

Members of the Order of the British Empire
Ashia Hansen for services to athletics.
Hugh Dallas (football referee) for services to football.
Derek Dooley (chairman of Sheffield United) for services to football.
Kenneth Palmer (cricket umpire) for services to cricket.
Anita Chapman for services to archery.
Muriel Colquhoun for services to equestrianism in Scotland.
George Duffield for services to horse racing.
Jean Ferris for services to gymnastics in Northern Ireland.
Michael Foley for services to Salesbury Cricket Club, Lancashire, and especially to young cricketers.
James Gales for services to blind golf.
Patricia Godfrey for services to youth badminton.
Leigh Jones for services to gymnastics.
Margaret Maxwell for services to equestrian sport.
Jean Scott Mitchell for services to equestrian sport.
William Mockler for services to Commonwealth Games.
John Oulton for services to athletics coaching in Scotland.
Gordon Padley for services to netball.
Kelvin Tatum for services to speedway.
Francis Gerald Thain for services to swimming and water polo.
Jonathan Wilkinson for services to rugby union.
Trevor John Robert Wood for services to sport for the disabled in Greater London.

Diplomatic service and overseas list (both MBEs)

Richard Nerurkar (director of Great Ethiopian Run) for services to international athletics.
Lt Col Digby Jeremie Willoughby (executive secretary of St Moritz toboganning club).

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