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British Cycling performance director and principal of Team Sky, Dave Brailsford, has received his knighthood today.
Sir David led Britain to eight cycling gold medals for a second successive Olympics and Team Sky to an historic one-two in the Tour de France.
He receives his knighthood for services to cycling and the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
Olympic gold medallists Jessica Ennis, Nicola Adams and Greg Rutherford have arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive their honours.
Great Britain’s first female Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams will be amongst other Olympians receiving honours from the Queen today.
Nicola Adams won the first ever Olympic Women’s Boxing Gold Medal at the London 2012 Games.
Track cyclist Jason Kenny will be amongst those receiving honours from the Queen today.
At the 2012 Olympics in London, Kenny won gold in the sprint and gold in the team sprint, with partners Chris Hoy and Philip Hindes.
Codebreaker Raymond Roberts will receive an MBE today for his services to the WWII decryption centre and codebreaking.
One of the court founder members of the Testery section at Bletchley, he was tasked with breaking the German High Command's Tunny code.
The decryptions are credited to helping shorten the war by at least two years.
Captain Roberts worked at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, until the end of the war, he is now the last survivor of the nine cryptanalysts who worked on Tunny.
He has spent the last four years campaigning for acknowledgement of his colleagues.
Cherie Blair will be amongst the list of athletes, actors and code breakers today to receive honours at Buckingham Palace.
Mrs Blair will be awarded a CBE for her services to women's issues and charity.
The award comes after she used the prominence she gained as wife of former prime minister Tony Blair to raise both funds and awareness for a wide range of charities at home and overseas.
Cherie Blair is patron of Breast Cancer Care, Refuge, Scope and the Community Foundation for Merseyside, honorary vice-president - and formerly president - of Barnados, and president of the Loomba Foundation.