Sporting memories of Prince Philip

BBC Sport takes a photographic look at Prince Philip's life in sport.

Prince Philip practises his batting in the nets
Prince Philip graced the world of sport as a participant and a spectator - here are some sporting memories of the Duke of Edinburgh. Cricket was a long-time passion and this picture shows him practising in the nets in July 1947 while serving in the Royal Navy.
Prince Philip playing polo in 1950
The Prince (second right) was a keen polo player during his youth and became one of the top players in Britain. He is pictured here after a polo match in June 1950.
Prince Philip at Wimbledon in 1957
Prince Philip presents the 1957 Wimbledon trophy to Lew Hoad after his victory over fellow Australian Ashley Cooper
Prince Philip attends the World Cup final in 1966
The England football team's greatest moment came in 1966 when they beat West Germany 4-2 at Wembley to lift the World Cup. Prince Philip was there with the Queen as she presented the Jules Rimet Trophy to Bobby Moore.
Prince Philip pictured carriage driving at Windsor in 2005
The Duke of Edinburgh represented Great Britain at carriage driving in six World and three European Championships. He is pictured here during the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park, Windsor Castle in 2005.
Prince Philip and Arsenal players including Thierry Henry at the opening of the Emirates Stadium in 2006
The Prince regularly travelled around the country to open new buildings and architecture and officially opened Emirates Stadium - home to Arsenal football club - in 2006
Prince Philip meets the England cricket team at Lord's in 2009
The England cricket team met Prince Philip before the start of the second Test of the 2009 Ashes series at Lord's - they went on to secure a 115-run victory over Australia
Prince Phillip and the Queen welcome the Olympic torch to Windsor Castle in 2012
London hosted the 2012 Olympics, and before the Games kicked off Prince Philip and the Queen welcomed the Olympic torch to Windsor Castle
Prince Philip and Princess Anne attend the Equestrian events at London 2012
The Prince was a keen spectator at the Olympic equestrian events at Greenwich Park in 2012 along with his daughter Princess Anne
Prince Philip and Prince Harry at the 2015 Rugby World Cup final
Prince Philip joined his grandson Prince Harry at the 2015 Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham, which was won by New Zealand
Prince Philip opens a new stand at Lord's in 2017
Prince Philip, an honorary life member of the MCC, donned the egg and bacon tie to open a new £25m stand at Lord's in May 2017
Prince Philip and the Queen at Royal Ascot
After announcing in May 2017 that he would be taking a step back from public appearances, the Prince still accompanied the Queen to Royal Ascot the following month and took part in the traditional carriage parade

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