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From footballing heroes and Formula One champions to Olympians and team managers, Debrett's here presents a selection of representatives from the world of sport.

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Team Players

Rio Ferdinand

Recently retired, but still a deeply-felt presence - does management beckon as the next step in Ferdinand's glittering career?

Lizzy Yarnold

Winner of multiple Gold Medals for Skeleton Racing, this winter wonder promises to be an inspiration for years to come.

Roy Hodgson

With the Qatar 2018 World Cup edgin ever closer, can the redoubtable manager of the England Team drive his squad to the heights of 1966?

High Achievers

Andy Murray

Great Britain's top ranking tennis player, Olympic Gold Medallist, and former Wimbledon Champion.

Jessica Ennis-Hill

British Heptaltholon Champion, and former British recordholder in events from hurdling to high-jump to pentathlon.

Speed Merchants

Lewis Hamilton

A formidable racing driver who holds the record for the youngest F1 champion.

Sir Bradley Wiggins

 

Gold-winning, record breaking. Sir 'Wiggo' is one of the few cyclists in the world to achieve elite status in both track and road cycling.

Olympians

Sir Chris Hoy

A multiple medal winner and most successful male Olympic cyclist of all time.

Paula Radcliffe

Long-distance runner and world record-holder.

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