David Brailsford and David Tanner also receive a knighthood, while Katherine Grainger, Victoria Pendleton, Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah and David Weir become Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
What does OBE stand for?
OBE stands for Order of the British Empire
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- One Behind the Ear
- One Boson Exchange
- Online Bidding Event
- Online Booking Engine
- Open Book Estimate
- Open Book Examination
- Opening Balance Equity (finance)
- Operating-Basis Earthquake
- Optical Bloch Equations (physics)
- Oracle by Example (software)
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London Olympic gold medallists Jessica Ennis (athletics), Mo Farah (athletics), Katherine Grainger (rowing), Victoria Pendleton (cycling) and David Weir (wheelchair athlete) were named Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
The Order of the British Empire was founded in 1917 by George V with the motto 'For God and the Empire', and has more than 100,000 members throughout the world.
Olwyn Thomas Market Drayton Shrops A OBE stands for Officer of the Order of the British Empire and the higher-ranked CBE stands for Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Sir Maurice was earlier named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the community of the UAE.
CAPTION(S): Badge of the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)