London 2012 stars get honours

Olympic and Paralympic gold medallists Jade Jones, Mark Colbourne, Josie Pearson and Aled Sion Davies are recognised in the New Year Honours list. British cycling mastermind Dave Brailsford, originally from North Wales, is knighted.

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JJ Williams: 'I thought an MBE had passed me by'

Former rugby international JJ Williams told ITV Wales he is 'absolutely thrilled' to be awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list, admitting: 'I thought it had passed me by.'

The former Wales winger said he'd told his family the news after they'd enjoyed a Christmas lunch together.

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