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by | June 09, 2018 | 04:00

Hamilton raked in $51 million (£38m) according to Forbes , with Mercedes paying the four-time champion an annual salary including bonuses of $42m, whilst personal sponsorship brought in an additional $9m. It happened mostly due to his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr last August. Let's take a glance at the top 10 rankings who sport ranged from Soccer, MMA, Tennis, NBA and NFL.

by | June 09, 2018 | 02:35

Amelia Kerr's 45-ball 81 and Bernadine Bezuidenhout's 15-ball 23 gave new Zealand a flourishing finish which saw them post, what appeared to be an nearly unachievable target. Louise Little, aged 15 who made her debut at 13 past year, Lara Maritz and Gaby Lewis (both 17) all bowled 10 overs and conceded 92 each. An unprecedented 64 boundaries were hit in addition to the seven sixes by New Zealand batters.

by | June 09, 2018 | 02:15

In Paris , Williams was playing her first Grand Slam since winning the 2017 Australian Open when she was two months pregnant and first since she gave birth to daughter Olympia in September. Williams had won 18 consecutive matches head-to-head with Sharapova and was 19-2 all-time in the matchup. It also lit the fuse on a relationship which has generally been close to explosive ever since.

by | June 08, 2018 | 23:35

The German global has been strongly linked with a move to Juventus in recent months and will depart Anfield when his contract expires at the end of the month. He has spent time at both Burnley and Bolton on loan in recent years. Jon Flanagan has also been released along with youth players Toni Gomes, Paulo Alves, Mich'el Parker, Jordan Williams, Anthony Glennon, Jordan Hunter and Harvey Whyte, while Yan Dhanda has agreed a free transfer to Swansea City.

by | June 08, 2018 | 23:55

It's probably one of Team Sky's best time trials ever. Team Sky turned in a flawless performance Wednesday to win the Critérium du Dauphiné's stage 3 team time trial and put Michal Kwiatkowski back into the GC lead. Kwiatkowski, who began the day two seconds behind the Australian Mitchelton-Scott team's Daryl Impey after a crash on Tuesday, leads with an overall time of nine hours, 28 minutes and 21 seconds.

by | June 08, 2018 | 22:43

Rafa Nadal , who lost the opening set 6-4 against Diego Schwartzman , broke back and led 5-3 lead in the second set. The players walked off the court after a second spell of rain. An hour and 10 minutes later the 31-year-old was walking off after her worst French Open spanking since she managed only two games against Dominika Cibulkova at the same stage in 2009.

by | June 08, 2018 | 22:12

He has under half the points of teammate Daniel Ricciardo so far this year, and following the race in Monaco Red Bull team boss Christian Horner urged Verstappen to learn from his older teammate . The good news for Ricciardo is that Red Bull thinks he can get through the weekend without needing to use a new energy recovery system. "Obviously if something happened in practice, we'd probably have to take one.

by | June 08, 2018 | 20:40

In order to beat Federer's record, Nadal needs to reach at least the quarter-finals every year until 2026. It will be the second time Nadal and Del Potro meet at Roland Garros. Schwartzman compiled a 20-4 edge in winners in that first set, then broke Nadal for the fifth time in eight service games and was ahead 3-2 in the second when a rain delay of just under an hour arrived.

by | June 08, 2018 | 20:39

Per Jacqueline Alemany of CBS News, Trump said, "I'm thinking about Muhammad Ali" when discussing potential pardons. He did not offer any other names, but said in response to a reporter's question that O.J. Ali regained the boxing title in 1974. "We appreciate President Trump's sentiment, but a pardon is unnecessary ", the statement said. He was able to stay out of prison by appealing his conviction, with a judge overturning it four years later.

by | June 08, 2018 | 20:26

Costa, who is preparing for the World Cup with Brazil, has signed a four-year deal with the Serie A champions that will run until 2022. Juventus has the option to turn the deal into a permanent one, and have exercised that right. Costa had joined the German side from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2015 for a reported fee of €30m but struggled to hold down a place in the first team in Munich, leading to his move to Turin.

by | June 08, 2018 | 21:10

Bild claim that the 29-year-old has been absent from team training for the last four days after sustaining a knee injury in a challenge with Watford defender Sebastian Prodl during Saturday's friendly defeat to Austria. Germany are one of the favourites heading into the tournament in Russian Federation and Low's men are in a group of Mexico, Sweden and South Korea.

by | June 08, 2018 | 20:19

Leicester have landed the Northern Ireland worldwide for a cut-price fee after triggering a clause in Evans's contract following West Brom's relegation from the Premier League . Leicester boss Claude Puel will overhaul his defence this summer with Robert Huth set to be released when his contract expires and title-winning skipper Wes Morgan, 34, expected to play a reduced role.

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:31

The Spaniard called it an "unbelievable experience, and an absolute highlight of my career" as he drove around the Spielberg track for a couple of hours, under the watchful eye of Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko and former driver Mark Webber .

by | June 08, 2018 | 19:59

Dos Anjos, also a former lightweight champ, ended up being scheduled instead for an interim 170-pound title bout with Colby Covington , though the fight later was moved from the Rio card to this Saturday in Chicago. Though there had been speculation that UFC officials had been trying to book him sometime during the spring when the promotion was having difficultly lining up sufficient pay-per-view headlining bouts, no solid details emerged about McGregor fighting at UFC 224.

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:06

World 72 Cecchinato had knocked out three seeded players to reach the semi-finals, including 12-time major victor Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals. Thiem sent Cecchinato scurrying around the court before breaking decisively for a 6-5 lead with a lovely forehand victor. That 61-minute set sucked the life out of the crowd favourite and Thiem pounced, quickly moving to a double break at 5-0 in the third set.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:46

Kane is now on a deal worth £100,000-a-week, but Spurs are said to be prepared to double his current earnings. Kane will immediately become one of the highest paid players in the Premier League , and it will show a big shift in policy from Daniel Levy.

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:39

The president said football players have "seen a lot of abuse" and "a lot of unfairness" and that he wants their input on his use of this executive power. Supreme Court threw out that conviction four years later, so it's unclear why Trump would offer a pardon to the former heavyweight and Olympic champ.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:33

Taco Bell tweeted on May 29 that if a road team stole a victory in the NBA Finals, America would score a free Doritos Locos Taco . All that means is that the road team-in this case, the Warriors-have to win a game on the home team's territory.

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:01

Owens, 44, has recently said he would like to return to the National Football League, even highlighting the potential benefits of returning to the 49ers . "And from what I've heard, from a lot of guys, he begged his way into the Hall of Fame". Owens did thank the 49ers, Eagles , Cowboys , Bills and Bengals in his statement and called becoming a Hall of Famer "an honour to be part of such elite company".

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:14

The attacking midfielder caught Sampaoli's eye with five goals in 29 appearances for West Ham last season. However, any chance of a summer swoop for the Argentinian have been wiped out after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee whilst on global duty with Argentina.

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:44

I feel like I'm out and the future is yet to be written, it's a wide-open book, it's my story to tell. Here's where it might be useful to point out that Lee began this Reddit AMA by promising that he would be "keeping it as real as I can".

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:36

Brady, who turns 41 on August 3, said he never considered retirement during his time away from the team; he did not attend optional workouts. Edelman had missed all of last season after tearing his ACL in the preseason. As for Brady, he took part in a Q&A that lasted just under four minutes. "It's obviously important for everybody and our coaches do a great job of getting us ready", Brady said.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:14

A difference in projected ticket sales of $1.3 billion between the two bids helped lead the report to note "significantly higher" forecast revenue of $14.3bn from the North Americans and $7.2bn from Morocco. "As such we are filled with pride and committed to make it the best ever. I've played against them as a nation before and there's not many nations as passionate as them".

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:03

It may have felt a bit too close to call up until the final minutes, but, in the end, the Golden State Warriors continued with tradition last night and defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in OH to now lead the 2018 NBA Finals 3-0. This will go down as a signature game for Durant, who's on the cusp of winning his second National Basketball Association championship in as many seasons with the Warriors.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:09

According to AS, Mauricio Pochettino , Joachim Löw, Massimiliano Allegri, Jurgen Klopp and Julian Nagelsmann refused to head Real Madrid . The Frenchman made over 200 appearances for the club as a player before his retirement in 2006 and coached Real Madrid Castilla - the club's reserve side - before graduating to manager of the senior side in 2016.

by | June 08, 2018 | 14:34

Open final. In the first all-American Roland Garros semi-final since 2002, the 10th-seeded Stephens stayed composed throughout as Keys, who has not won a set against her in three meetings, peppered the court with unforced errors. "It feels completely different here". The Kazakh showed great resolve to force a tie-break, though, saving two set points on her own serve. Still one break up, Stephens did not repeat her lapse of concentration in her next service game, clinching match point ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:25

With their success in the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, it is a no-brainer for the Rockets to re-sign Paul. By now it's well known that James is not guaranteed to return to the Cavaliers. He grew up in L.A., and when he left in his plan was that he would be in L.A.in a year. Woj also stated George "fits right in" with the Philadelphia 76ers, but he didn't clarify as to whether the team is even interested in signing him.

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:17

For good measure, remember, Stephens threw in a rut between the U.S. Open last September and her one-round Australian Open stay last January, but as everyone aimed to decipher that, and Stephens aimed to refrain from panic because that's who she is, Murray offers a plausible explanation.

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:55

In the exclusive video, Marwa is seen allegedly receiving KSh 60,000 from Anas in his hotel room to influence the outcome of a match between Ghana and Mali which the Black Stars won. Marwa has been on of Kenya's biggest referees and made history by being the first ever official from the country to be listed for the World Cup in 2014.

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:53

He is a confirmed point scorer and a talented lineman Paddy will bring his experience of global level to this team. Perpignan secured promotion to the French top flight last season. Jackson had previously been linked with Top 14 giants Clermont Auvergne and with Aviva Premiership side Sale Sharks. The 25-year-old, along with his provincial and global teammate Paddy Jackson, had their Ulster contracts, which were due to run until June 2019, revoked some two months ago after a review ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:10

It is an absolute must win if they want to go on and challenge for a world heavyweight title. . Parker became the first fighter to take Joshua to points in the professional ranks. He's got a big mouth and says some amusing things - and he's also highly entertaining in the ring. "I know it took a lot of hard work from my team to get this over the line".

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:36

Play resumed on a sunny Court Suzanne Lenglen with the towering fifth and third seeds locked at 5-5 in the first set tiebreak after rain had curtailed their high-octane clash on Wednesday. "I missed a lot at the beginning of the match". No player in history has won as many grand slam titles at a single tournament as Nadal has in Paris .

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:47

Both players have commenced their injury rehabilitation programmes and will be hoping to respond to treatment with the aim of featuring in the later stages of the series. Consequently, the lanky fast bowler will like to make the most of his opportunity if he is given a go in the playing XI. Joe Root, England's Test captain , is available for Yorkshire's home game against Northamptonshire on Thursday; a match that could yet decide which teams qualify for the knock-out stages.

by | June 08, 2018 | 12:40

Brazil have been training at Tottenham's training ground and Fred was caught on the ankle by worldwide team-mate Casemiro on Thursday. The injury took place in Tottenham's training ground in Enfield, North London. He has completed his United medical, although the transfer is yet to be formally completed. Brazil - led by head coach Tite - will face Switzerland (June 17), Costa Rica (June 22) and Serbia (June 27) in Group E at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:53

After a tight first period the game opened up in the second as the two teams combined for five goals over a frenetic stretch of end-to-end action that saw Vegas twice erase one-goal deficits before pulling ahead 3-2. With Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Holtby leading the charge, Washington wasn't about to blow another 3-1 lead, an unwelcome feature of its postseason past.