BBC Sport takes a photographic look at the Queen’s sporting life.
The Queen was given her first horse, a Shetland horse named Peggy, when she was four and started riding at six. She was an accomplished horsewoman as a teenager and is pictured here riding as the monarch in Trooping the Color in 1952.
The Queen’s love of horses continued throughout her life and she regularly attended the races. Here he attended the 1950 Derby at Epsom with his younger sister Princess Margaret
In 1957, the Queen awarded the Wimbledon singles title to Althea Gibson, the first African-American to win the SW19 title.
Two years later Queen’s was at Wembley for the FA Cup final, when Nottingham Forest beat Luton 2-1, and the trophy was presented to victorious captain Jack Burkitt.
The Queen’s finest moment came at Wembley in 1966 when she presented Bobby Moore with the Jules Rimet Trophy after England’s 4-2 World Cup final win over West Germany.
1977 was a special year for the Queen. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee and was at Wimbledon on the final day of the Ladies Singles, when Virginia Wade won the title.
The Queen attended the Euro 96 final at Wembley between Germany and the Czech Republic. Germany, captained by Jurgen Klinsmann, was the champion
David Beckham and fundraiser Kirsty Howard present the Jubilee Baton to the Queen at the opening ceremony of the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.
He was successful for England at the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the victorious team, led by captain Martin Johnson and manager Clive Woodward, received a Royal welcome on their return home.
During her tour of Slovakia in 2008, the Queen was invited to perform the ceremonial puck drop at an ice hockey match between Guildford Flames and Aquacity Poprad.
The Queen played a key role in the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, starring in a short film with James Bond (Daniel Craig) before appearing to skydive into the stadium. Then he formally opened the Games
The Queen also officially opened the 2012 Paralympic Games and met 11-time Paralympic champion Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
When Estimate, with jockey Ryan Moore, won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013, it was the first time a royal had owned the winner in 207 years.
Estimate was one of the Queen’s most successful horses in the last years of her life
The Queen met South Africa’s Bryan Habana and Australia’s Henry Speight at a reception ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Top jockey Ryan Moore enjoyed a chat with the Queen after his mount Twilight Son won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot in 2016.
Buckingham Palace hosted the Queen’s 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic medalist reception, including boxing champion Nicola Adams.
In 2017, the Queen once again attended Royal Ascot and was part of the regular daily float parade.
The Queen continued to attend Royal Ascot and returned to enjoy the action at the Berkshire course in June 2021.
In October 2021, the Queen launched the Commonwealth Games global baton relay ahead of the event in Birmingham this summer. He passed to Paralympic gold medalist Kadeena Cox, who took him on the first leg of his journey.