More glory for sprint star

Richard Whitehead celebrates victory in the 200m sprint
Richard Whitehead celebrates victory in the 200m sprint Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Richard Whitehead will be made an MBE today. The double leg amputee's late surge to win the T42 200m sprint was one of the enduring images of the Paralympic Games.

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Home honour for Olympians

A host of Olympic and Paralympic stars who set London's games alight last year will receive honours at Buckingham Palace today in recognition of their achievements.