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Hamilton or Murray? You decide

by levdavidovich (U1763634) 20 October 2008
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Unless Lewis Hamilton manages to crash in Brazil, this year's Sports Personality should be a showdown between him and Andy Murray.

It would be difficult to deny a world champion the accolade, but Murray's progress has been so impressive. Perhaps Murray can wait until he wins a grand slam?

The team award is Manchester United's, coach Sir Alex Ferguson, and the overseas award to sprinter Usaine Bolt.

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posted Nov 10, 2008

It was Thunderlips the Ultimate Male who fought against Rocky.

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posted Nov 10, 2008

SPOTY is a completely pointless exercise and waste of television time.

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posted Nov 14, 2008

I think Hamilton needs to win a couple of tittles because really its 50/50 for him and the car he's

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These are the same people who voted for Damion Hill when he came runners up to Schumacher in 1994....

People just hate Hamilton, I wonder why, if it was Jenson Button who won it would be a different story..

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posted Nov 14, 2008

If everyone liked the same it would be a sorry state of affairs, so why should everyone like Hamilton. I don't understand why you'd be bothered what people think of him, unless your his dad, but I wouldn't have thought he'd be posting on 606.

I hope he doesn't win this year, that's not a reflection on him, but more a reflection on the people he's up against this year. In my opinion, there are certain olympians/paralympians who are more deserving of the award this year.

And for the record, I prefer Hamilton to Button, and I wanted Steve Redgrave to win in 1996.

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posted Nov 18, 2008

Much is dsaid about Hoy and I admire him haveing followed his career for many years, but we are forgetting one other outstanding cyclist who should also be considered for the top award, I mean Nicole Cooke.... She won the Olympic road title against all odds, and then went on to win the World Championship, the only women ever to do the double....

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posted Nov 18, 2008

F1 Drivers, Sprint cyclist, tennis players all well and good but let's not forget one other cyclist Nicole Cooke ... she won the Olympic Road Race and then went on to win the world road race championship something that no other person had done previously ... that is win the Olympic and the World Road Race championships in the same year or even ever.

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posted Nov 22, 2008

Murray or Hoy. They partake in true sports.

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posted Nov 22, 2008

"Murray or Hoy. They partake in true sports"

And your definition of "true sports" is what exactly?

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posted Nov 23, 2008

One where the person is more important than the machine.

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posted Nov 25, 2008

Should Murray even be considered for Sports Personality of the Year? Did he say he was not British the last time he was in the running? No one can deny what he has done this year, however Hamilton is No.1 of his sport, has broken the record books, rewritten history and all under pressure and intense drama.

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