Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather lived up to his "money" nickname, grabbing top spot thanks largely in part to the $275 million (R3 513 713 500, 00) he earned for just 36 minutes of work in his fight against Connor McGregor in August past year.
The pugilist's income is comprised of roughly $275 million in salary in 2017 and $10 million in endorsements, enough to give all 325 million Americans about 88 cents each. That stems largely from his fight in August with UFC fighter Conor McGregor. Unsurprisingly, the list is dominated by stars from the National Basketball Association and American football, with the man in 100th place being Charlotte Hornets wing player Nicholas Batum on only $22.9m.
Only five golfers feature in Forbes' annual list of the world's highest paid athletes.
Mayweather continues to scorch the rankings; coming in at 14th in ESPN's third annual World Fame 100 - a ranking that takes into account Forbes' annual list as well as several other metrics. Cristiano Ronaldo $108 M 4. The top golfers behind Woods were Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas.
The absence of any women on the list is made worse by the inclusion of Mayweather at the top.
What sets golfers apart, of course, is how they primarily earn their money.
The 100 highest-paid athletes earned a collective $3.8 billion during the past 12 months, up 23% from previous year.
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. Erm, hands up if you have ever heard of Batum?
The top 100 athletes earned a combined $3.8 billion a year ago, the same amount as the annual budget for the entire city of San Diego.
The list included athletes from 22 countries in 11 sports.
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While it might just be an oversight on his part , he did take the time to tweet out a congratulations to Doug Ford on his win. Some electors may be voting in a different location or electoral district for this election.
Visitors are reminded to give animals space when they're near trails, boardwalks, parking lots, or in developed areas. Rangers said: "Animals in Yellowstone are wild and unpredictable, no matter how calm they appear to be".
According to police, "the suspect became angry and repeatedly punched the victim in his head and threw him on the ground". Police said they connected the earlier five crimes to the suspect while he was being held on the robbery charge.
He secured three takedown during the round and the tide seemingly began to turn. "He's been doing them since college". While he was able to hold the position for a while, the former lightweight champion worked his way back to the feet.
Searing flows of ash mixed with water and debris gushed down the volcano's flanks, blocking roads and burning homes. Authorities closed the city's worldwide airport because of the danger posed by aircraft took to the air with ash.
They say foreign forces are excluded from the cease-fire and Taliban operations would continue against them. The Afghan president's office welcomes Taliban's agreement to a ceasefire during Eid al-Fitr celebrations.
He also indicated that South Korea , China and Japan would be prepared to invest in the North to boost its besieged economy. At the same time, the United States president thinks that Kim Jong-un can make North Korea great.
Asked whether the trade restrictions threatened to hurt defense ties, Mattis said: "Right now I don't see that". French President Emmanuel Macron aims to set up a new French-led European "intervention force".
Liverpool was hoping to add Fekir to their off-season signings of Monaco midfielder Fabinho and RB Leipzig's Naby Keita. Olympique Lyonnais have put an end to negotiations with Liverpool for the proposed transfer of Nabil Fekir .
The news comes after Activision revealed last month that Call of Duty Black Ops 4 will also have a Battle Royale mode . DICE said Battlefield 5 Battle Royale "will be unlike anything you've played before". "We enjoy it.
Justify's run in the Kentucky Derby was convincing enough to scare off a few opposing owners and trainers from the Preakness . Justify himself was born on another big day for the Gunther breeding operation, the same Saturday as the 2015 Florida Derby.
The company said that users can download their chat history to their devices; this option will be available for the next 6 months. There has been a bit of restructuring going after after Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2016 .
Seventy-five deaths have been confirmed so far, a toll that is expected to rise with at least 192 said to be missing. Rocca noted that ash had fallen across more than half of Guatemala, covering areas where agriculture is crucial.
If successful, KFC is touted to be the very first among the big fast-food chains to offer faux chicken meat on its menu. The chain announces a plan to test the new recipe to its customers within this year.
As many fans had predicted and hope, Microsoft put a new Halo title on display at their E3 2018 press conference. Developer 343 Industries released the last entry in the series, Halo 5: Guardians , in 2015.
Vettel's best lap time of one minute 10.776 seconds bested the record of 1:11.459 set a year ago by Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton . It is the Italian team's first time on pole in Montreal since seven-time champion Michael Schumacher managed it in 2001.
In her role as Sylvia Trench, Gayson, who died on 8 June, helped to create one of cinema's most enduring catchphrases. She also starred in the 1958 Hammer horror classic The Revenge Of Frankenstein alongside the legendary Peter Cushing.
LeBron James hits free agency this summer, prompting one of the biggest decisions that will keep the sports world wondering. Houston had the best record in the 2017-2018 regular season and almost upset the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.
Securities laws require quarterly reports on profits, revenue and other information but do not require quarterly forecasts. It's "sending the wrong message", Buffett told CNBC's Becky Quick in the interview.
Halep, the runner-up in 2014 and 2017, enjoyed a 6-1, 6-4 victory over 2016 champion and third seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain. It certainly isnt very easy to overcome being a set down in the final of a Grand Slam you've already lost a couple of times.
The demonstrations coincide with Al-Quds Day - or Jerusalem Day - began by Iran to protest against Israeli rule of the holy city. Emmanuel Nahshon, spokesman for Israel's Foreign Ministry, took to Twitter to condemn the Hamas "terrorists".
Del Potro came out swinging and the defending champion had to show great resistance to save three break points in the third game . Thiem sent Cecchinato scurrying around the court before breaking decisively for a 6-5 lead with a lovely forehand victor .