Andy Murray ‘nominated for knighthood’ in New Year’s Honours

Andy Murray is said to have been nominated for a knighthood. Picture: Getty
Andy Murray is said to have been nominated for a knighthood. Picture: Getty
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ANDY Murray has been nominated for a knighthood in the New Year Honour’s List, reports suggested today.

The 29-year-old world number one and Wimbledon champion is said to have been put forward on a special Olympics list for the honour.

The Sunday Times reports a source saying: “Most, if not all, gold medallists were put in for something.”

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Murray, who already holds the OBE, has previous ruled himself out of a knighthood saying that he was too young for the honour.

He is however favourite to be named BBC Sports personality of the year.