Kate returns to duty after ill health

Published Monday, 17 December 2012
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

The pregnant Duchess Of Cambridge returned to public duty after a bout of ill health to hand out several prestigious sports awards in London.

Kate returns to duty after ill health

Kate has been suffering from a crippling bout of morning sickness, and was hospitalised for several days earlier this month.

She cancelled all of her public engagements following her release from the King Edward VII Hospital in London last week, including the British premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, in a bid to recover.

The Duchess stepped back into the limelight on Sunday when she attended the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony, where she handed out several honours alongside soccer superstar David Beckham.

The sports hero announced Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Bradley Wiggins as the winner of the revered prize and fellow Olympian Jessica Ennis as the runner-up, while the royal handed the pair their awards.

She also presented Lord Seb Coe, the chairman of the 2012 London Games committee, with a Lifetime Achievement award.

Beckham took to his Facebook account to congratulate the winners on their success; "Just had a great night at BBC Sports Personality Awards. There were so many incredible performances, it was a shame there could only be 1 winner. Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins and all the other winners."

Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
Lewis
31 October - 9:00 pm

Lewis

Lewis is back five years after the death of h...

Coronation Street
31 October - 8:30 pm

Coronation Street

Will Rob and Tracy get their happily ever aft...

MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Lynda Bellingham: 1948-2014
Mon 20 October 2014
The X Factor: Judges
Fri 03 October 2014
NI v Greece
Tue 14 October 2014