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FORMER ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP (UFC) lightweight champion and renowned mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor has emerged as the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2020, according to Forbes’ recently updated rankings on Wednesday. 

For much of 2020, the world’s leading athletes were sidelined, working for reduced pay, playing to empty seats or isolated in competitive bubbles designed to thwart a pandemic that has sapped billions of dollars from professional sports.

Dec 17, 2020 15:12
MUMBAI: Forbes has released "The Celebrity 100" - its 2020 list of highest-paid celebrities. No prizes for guessing that figuring in it are usual suspects Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Sep 16, 2020 18:09
NEW YORK: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo top this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid soccer players once again, after Messi resolved a weeks-long contract drama to land the top spot with $126 million, nudging out Juventus’ Ronaldo, who comes in at No. 2 with $117 million. 
Jun 01, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: Forbes has released its 2020 list of the top 100 highest paid athletes in the world. No surprises for guessing that cricket superstar Virat Kohli is the only Indian to feature.   Kohli is ranked at number 66 with total earnings of $26 million, making a jump of over 30 places from 2019, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday.
May 28, 2020 18:05
MUMBAI: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the world's second richest sports team owner after former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who owns the Los Angeles Clippers, Forbes, which released its "World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2020" list, has declared.  Ambani topped the list last year. 
Aug 07, 2019 13:08
MUMBAI: India's badminton star PV Sindhu is the only athlete from the country (no surprises there) to be named among the world's highest-paid female athletes by Forbes, a list topped by tennis great Serena Willams. With total earnings of $5.5 million, Sindhu is tied for the 13th place in The Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2019 list released by Forbes on Tuesday.
Jul 23, 2019 17:07
NEW YORK: Forbes has released its annual list of the Top 50 most valuable sports teams in the world and for the fourth year running, the Dallas Cowboys tops the charts. The NFL franchise is currently valued at a monster $5 billion.
Jun 12, 2019 09:06
MUMBAI: Argentinian football wizard Lionel Messi is the world’s highest paid athlete, according to Forbes magazine's 2019 rankings. The Barcelona captain tops the list for the first time, displacing superstar boxer and self proclaimed "Money Man" Floyd Mayweather from the top slot.
Sep 25, 2018 14:09
MUMBAI: Forbes India has released its maiden 'Tycoons of Tomorrow' list featuring 22 young achievers in the fields of business, acting and sports.
Aug 22, 2018 19:08
NEW YORK: India's badminton queen PV Sindhu is currently the highest earning female athlete in the world. If tennis is excluded that is. So says Forbes magazine in its ranking of "The Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2018", released Tuesday.
Jun 27, 2018 16:06
LONDON: FC Barcelona leads the way among clubs when it comes to annual sponsorship revenues, with Premier League giants Manchester United and LaLiga rivals Real Madrid making up the Top 3 in world football, Forbes has revealed.  Up $15 million over the previous year to $247 million, Barça is the only club in the top three that have registered an increase in sponsorship revenues, Forbes reports.