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She reiterated that point when she attended SportsAid's 40th Anniversary dinner. As a Patron of the charity since 2013, she met with ambassadors and young athletes in the organization hoping to compete in the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympics.
She also made a touching speech about the importance of sports in our communities.
"Some of you may know that I love sport," she began. "I love cheering on teams and athletes that I am passionate about. I love the physical challenge sport presents and the mental strength it gives us all. And I love the way it so often brings people together to work as part of a team."