Triathlete Alistair Brownlee gets New Year MBE

Triathlete Alistair Brownlee, who took gold in the summer, also gets an MBE
Triathlete Alistair Brownlee, who took gold at the summer Olympics, gets an MBE. Credit: Press Association

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Paralympian honours backlash

Leading Paralympian athletes have criticised what they believe to be inconsistencies in the sports-dominating New Years Honours list, where successful Paralympians missed out on top honours, with only cyclist Sarah Storey made a dame.