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2018 Top 10 highest paid sports persons. The 100 top-earning athletes hail from 23 countries and compete in 11 sports with Americans (65) and basketball players (40) the most prevalent. Over the last 12 months, they banked a cumulative $3.8 billion with 23% derived from endorsements and appearances.

Let us have a look at the world’s highest paid sports persons of 2018.

(10) Matthew Stafford
Sport: American football
Earnings: $57.5 million
Endorsements: $2 million
Nationality: USA

(9) Matt Ryan
Sport: American football
Earnings: $62.3 million
Endorsements: $5 million
Nationality: USA

(8) Stephen Curry
Sport: Basketball
Earnings: $34.9 million
Endorsements: $42 million
Nationality: USA

(7) Roger Federer
Sport: Tennis
Earnings: $12.2 million
Endorsements: $65 million
Nationality: Switzerland

(6) LeBron James
Sport: Basketball
Earnings: $33.5 million
Endorsements: $52 million
Nationality: USA

(5) Neymar
Sport: Football
Earnings: $73 million
Endorsements: $17 million
Nationality: Brazil

(4) Conor McGregor
Sport: Mixed Martial Arts
Earnings: $85 million
Endorsements: $14 million
Nationality: Ireland

(3) Cristiano Ronaldo
Sport: Football
Earnings: $61 million
Endorsements: $47 million
Nationality: Portugal

(2) Lionel Messi
Sport: Football
Earnings: $84 million
Endorsements: $27 million
Nationality: Argentina

(1) Floyd Mayweather
Sport: Boxing
Earnings: $275 million
Endorsements: $10 million
Nationality: USA

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Vinesh Phogat wins gold in Asian Games 2018 the biggest celebrities shower praises on Twitter over her historic win

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Vinesh Phogat wins gold in Asian Games 2018 the biggest celebrities shower praises on Twitter over her historic win!
Vinesh Phogat wins gold in Asian Games 2018 the biggest celebrities shower praises on Twitter over her historic win!

Vinesh Phogat wins gold in Asian Games 2018 the biggest celebrities shower praises on Twitter over her historic win!

Vinesh Phogat’s gold medal in Asian Games is not just special, because she secured the first position, but it is also historic, because she became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games! She defeated Yuki Irie of Japan in the finals of the 50kg category. It was second gold for Indian wrestlers after Bajrang Punia’s win in the 65kg freestyle category.

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Vinesh Phogat is a two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist. She has also won countless other medals at various international meets. Born in Balali, Haryana, Vinesh comes from a reputed background of wrestling which boasts of her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari Phogat. She is the daughter of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s younger brother Rajpal. In her early days, she was coached by Mahavir Singh Phogat.

A lot of celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh. Superstar Aamir Khan reiterates his dialogue for the movie “Dangal” in which he the claims that his daughters are no less than boys in competence, while the super-talented and uber-gorgeous actress Shilpa Shetty and the incredibly talented actor-director-producer-singer Farhan Akhtar also congratulated Vinesh on her win.

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Google Doodle (August 18) 2018 Asian Games

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Google Doodle August 18 2018 Asian Games
Google Doodle (August 18) 2018 Asian Games

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that commemorates holidays, events, achievements, and people. The first Google Doodle honoured the Burning Man festival in 1998, and was designed by Google founders – Larry Page and Sergey Brin – to notify users of their absence in case the servers crashed. Subsequent Google Doodles were designed by an outside contractor until 2000, when Page and Brin asked public relations officer Dennis Hwang to design a logo for Bastille Day. Since then, a team of employees called Doodlers have organized and published the Doodles.

Google Doodle August 18 2018 Asian Games

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Initially, Doodles were neither animated nor hyperlinked – they were simply images with hover-text describing the subject or expressing a holiday greeting. Doodles increased in both frequency and complexity by the beginning of the 2010s. In January 2010 the first animated Doodle honoured Sir Isaac Newton. The first interactive Doodle appeared shortly thereafter celebrating Pac-Man, and hyperlinks also began to be added to Doodles, usually linking to a search results page for the subject of the Doodle. By 2014, Google had published over 2,000 regional and international Doodles throughout its homepages, often featuring guest artists, musicians, and personalities.

On August 18, 2018, the Google doodle marked the beginning of the 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games, which is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from August 18 to September 02, 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang, in which 45 nations will be participating.
This would be the first time that the Asian Games would be co-hosted in two cities; the Indonesian capital of Jakarta (which is hosting the Games for the first time since 1962), and Palembang, the capital of the South Sumatra province.

Google Doodle August 18 2018 Asian Games

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The Asian Games – also known as Asiad – is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games. In its history, nine nations have hosted the Asian Games. Forty-six nations have participated in the Games, including Israel, which was excluded from the Games after their last participation in 1974.

Description Venue Year
1st Asian Games New Delhi, India 1951
Last Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 2014
Next Asian Games Jakarta & Palembang, Indonesia 2018
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Google Doodle (August 16) Ebenezer Cobb Morley

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Google Doodle (August 16) Ebenezer Cobb Morley

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that commemorates holidays, events, achievements, and people. The first Google Doodle honoured the Burning Man festival in 1998, and was designed by Google founders – Larry Page and Sergey Brin – to notify users of their absence in case the servers crashed. Subsequent Google Doodles were designed by an outside contractor until 2000, when Page and Brin asked public relations officer Dennis Hwang to design a logo for Bastille Day. Since then, a team of employees called Doodlers have organized and published the Doodles.

Initially, Doodles were neither animated nor hyperlinked – they were simply images with hover-text describing the subject or expressing a holiday greeting. Doodles increased in both frequency and complexity by the beginning of the 2010s. In January 2010 the first animated Doodle honoured Sir Isaac Newton. The first interactive Doodle appeared shortly thereafter celebrating Pac-Man, and hyperlinks also began to be added to Doodles, usually linking to a search results page for the subject of the Doodle. By 2014, Google had published over 2,000 regional and international Doodles throughout its homepages, often featuring guest artists, musicians, and personalities.

On August 16, 2018, Google commemorated Ebenezer Cobb Morley on his 187th anniversary of his birth – an English sportsman who has been regarded as the father of the Football Association and of modern football. In addition to being one of the founding members of FA, he was also FA’s first secretary (1863-66) and its second president (1867-74) and drafted the first Laws of the Game at his home in Barnes.

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