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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 16

ANDY MURRAY  "added another accolade to his Wimbledon and Olympic crowns this year" when he was named the 2016 Scottish Sportsperson of the Year at the Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards in Edinburgh. It is "the third time Murray has lifted the Emirates Lonsdale Trophy" ( HERALD SCOTLAND, 9...

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