Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton said she was "excited" and "very proud" as she arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive her CBE from the Queen.
Pendleton will receive the award following a glittering career as a track cyclist that saw her win gold in the keirin event during London 2012.
Pendleton, who arrived with her fiance Scott Gardner, said before she ceremony began, "I'm really excited to be here, I feel very, very proud to be receiving this award. I'm really, really looking forward to it".
More top news
With the Easter holiday is set to begin, millions of Britons planning a getaway may find their travel plans hit by delays and disruption.
Robert Clark has lived at his home for 50 years. 130,000 people have signed a petition to try to keep him there.
As M&S announce the first rise in non-food sales for four years, ITV News' Joel Hills asks are we falling back in love with the retailer?