New Year"s Honours List: Anger of Paralympians at lesser awards

Honours list is biased against us, Paralympic stars argue after they got lesser awards than Olympians Paralympian Lee Pearson OBE not knighted despite winning more golds than Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir Ben Ainslie put togetherDavid Weir: 'Sarah Storey should have been awarded knighthood years ago' | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 31 December 2012 Paralympians and politicians have accused the honours system of favouring able-bodied athletes over their disabled teammates. Equestrian star Lee Pearson has led criticism, saying he was ‘disappointed’ not to be getting a knighthood after winning his tenth Paralympic gold medal this summer.