OBE

  • Murray in dash to Palace after drugs test October 17, 2013

    London: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was held up on his way to receive an OBE at Buckingham Palace by a random drugs test on Thursday. The Scot, who was to receive the honour from Prince William, got an unexpected knock on the door just as he was sprucing himself up for...
  • Red Bull boss Christian Horner awarded OBE June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Formula 1 team Red Bull's boss Christian Horner has been rewarded for his services to motorsport with the Order of British Empire (OBE). "I'm naturally shocked. It's all a bit unexpected, incredible really," Horner said. "To be in the company of men and women who have achieved such...
  • Sir Sachin Tendulkar? Possible if Brown has his way January 21, 2008

    New Delhi: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has suggested Sachin Tendulkar be honoured with knighthood. Brown also wants the honours to be extended to other leading cricketers from India and other Commonwealth countries. The move could lead to OBEs, CBEs or knighthoods for the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar and...
  • Kylie Minogue gets OBE from the Queen December 29, 2007

    Sydney: Pop star Kylie Minogue has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her contribution to music in the annual honours list handed out by Queen Elizabeth II. The honour follows the Aussie pop sensations comeback from cancer, which inspired millions all over the world. Speaking from...