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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray is ambivalent about being introduced as "Sir" when he walks on court following his recent knighthood and it is a greeting he is unlikely to receive from Russian teenager Andrey Rublev when they meet in the Australian Open second round.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Having snatched Novak Djokovic's world number one ranking in a thrilling late-season raid, Andy Murray will bid to storm the Serb's Melbourne Park fortress and capture an elusive Australian Open title after five agonising near misses.
(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray extended his career-best winning streak on the ATP Tour to 25 as he swept past Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-0 7-6(2) in his opener at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.
London (AFP) - Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Bradley Wiggins fired Britain to track cycling team pursuit gold in a titanic final battle with Australia at the Rio Games on Friday, etching his name into the record books as the most decorated British Olympian of all time.
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Wales scrumhalf Gareth Edwards was knighted and English cricket's leading test wicket-taker James Anderson and former England football midfielder Frank Lampard were given the OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list.
LONDON, (Reuters) - The Princess Royal led the tributes as the racing world -- and beyond -- hailed the record-breaking career of Northern Ireland jump jockey A.P McCoy, which came to an emotional conclusion on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Wimbledon champion Anne Jones was among British sports personalities included in the United Kingdom's New Year's honours list on Monday.