Murray receives OBE - but almost misses ceremony

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Andy Murray arrived at Buckingham Palace today right on time to receive the honour of his OBE.

Murray was presented with the award by the Duke of Cambridge, who was hosting his first investiture ceremony.

Murray tweeted earlier in the day that he could be late for the ceremony as he was carrying out a drugs test.

However, the Wimbledon champion arrived in good time with girlfriend Kim Sears and parents Judy and Willie to pose for photographs before making their way inside the palace.

The 26-year-old was awarded his honours in the New Year Honours, after winning both the US Open and London Olympics in 2012. This was before he won Wimbledon this year, defeating Novak Djokovic in straight sets to become the first British man to win the tournament in 77 years.

Former British number one Tim Henman was also honoured with an OBE in 2003 - however the former Wimbledon semi finalist did not go on to win a major title in his career. 

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