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Barbara Slater OBE (1959-) is the Director of BBC Sport. She is a former gymnast who represented Great Britain at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. Slater’s father, Bill, was a professional footballer who played for England, won the Footballer of the Year award in 1960, and won three Football League titles with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Her uncle, J J Warr, played for the England cricket team. As a gymnast, she won the Champions All, British Championships.