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Murray wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

LONDON: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, the first British winner of the men's title for 77 years, was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday. The 26-year-old Scot, who was not at the awards ceremony in Leeds because he is training in Florida following a back injury, edged out Wales and British & Irish Lions rugby union fullback Leigh Halfpenny and jockey A.P. McCoy to win the award. Murray was presented with the trophy by nine-times Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova. "Thanks to Martina Navratilova for…