Lionel Messi second on Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes
Lionel Messi second on Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes
Serena Williams missed the cut of the 100 highest-paid athletes this year according to Forbes
09 June, 2018, 02:39
Appropriately nicknamed "Money", Mayweather made $285m a year ago - more than two-and-a-half times the earnings of the second athlete on the list, footballer Lionel Messi.
By general consensus, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy had one of the most disappointing years of his career, finishing 2017 without a single victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo is third, with the man Mayweather beat in a mega-bucks fight in Las Vegas last August, Conor McGregor, in fourth spot. He's followed closely by three-time major victor Jordan Spieth in 23rd ($41.2 million) and Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy in 26th, the only non-American golfer on the list. The four-time major victor has banked $37.5m over the past year, including $3.7m in on-course earnings and $34m in endorsements.
For the first time in the history of the ranking, the top 100 features no female athletes.
Tennis sensation Serena Williams is typically among the top earners in sports. Williams just missed out with earnings of $18m, while Sharapova still managed to earn $16m, nearly all of it from sponsors who remained to loyal to her.
Phil Mickelson, who is going for the career grand slam at next week's US Open, was next on the list in 22nd ($41.3 million) for the golfers and he was also the oldest athlete at the age of 47 to make the top 100.
The list included athletes from 22 countries in 11 sports.
In the top 100 list, the National Football League had 18 athletes, 14 were baseball players and nine were footballers. That list was topped by Mumbai Indians IPL team owner Mukesh Ambani, whose $40.1bn (£29.9bn) fortune put him $2bn ahead of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who owns the Los Angeles Clippers.
British racing driver Lewis Hamilton is 12th in the list, with boxer Anthony Joshua 25th - and sure to rise if he can continue knocking out opponents.
Also, the outer casing looks more refined thanks to the new gloss black shade instead of matte black found on the older model. Jeep is also expected to launch a turbocharged diesel engine in specific worldwide markets as well.
Department store chain House of Fraser is close to unveiling a restructuring, which could come as early as Wednesday. The stores suffered a major rise in multi-million pound losses past year - rising from £5.4m to £17.1m in 2016/17.
Invoking his former rival Hillary Clinton, Trump touted how tough he is on Putin: "I have been Russia's worst nightmare". Mr Trudeau has described the USA claim that the tariff decision was taken on national security grounds as "insulting".
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But the fight of his career? He made his fighting debut on the biggest stage in the sport, the UFC , but it was disastrous. I said a bunch of stuff about wrestling, about how I'd never gotten a true offer [to return to wrestling].
Moreover, later news came that Trump had not only mentioned the possibility of a meeting but also invited Putin to Washington . Last week, however, steel and aluminum tariffs on imports from Mexico, Canada, and the European Union finally went into effect.
Elections Ontario says it "transformed the voting experience" for electors across the province during the 42nd general election. Meanwhile, Liberals from the party's more pro-business wing - like Steven Del Duca - were defeated last night.
The SafeShields are now on sale via the Unequal website for $149.95, although schools can get a discounted rate for $99. Cornelius in Chadds Ford got the plates as gifts during their graduation ceremony on Monday, The Hill reports .
It's not clear exactly what Manafort knows, but he does appear to be a linchpin between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation . Mueller has suggested in previous filings that Kilimnik had ties to Russia's spy agencies.
Finally, on Monday, the first lady returned to the spotlight, attending a Gold Star family event that was closed to the press. Melania has only been seen in public, briefly, a handful of times in six weeks.
Alligator Stalks Orlando Boy In Backyard
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Trump wants Russian Federation to rejoin G-7
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Scientists find 540-million-year-old animal footprints
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Muguruza crushes Sharapova to storm into semis
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New NASA chief vows US will always have astronauts in orbit
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