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Forbes highest-paid athletes: Kohli only Indian, Roger Federer tops list

With an estimated $106.3 million earned over the past 12 months, the Swiss maestro edged out Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo from the top spot

Virat Kohli. Photo: PTI
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Virat Kohli has made a jump of more than 30 places from 2019 and is at the 66th spot in Forbes top 100 highest-paid athletes. File photo: PTI

BS Web Teamagencies New Delhi
Virat Kohli is the only Indian and cricketer to find a place in the Forbes' top 100 highest-paid athletes of 2020.
 
With an estimated total earning of $26 million ($24m from endorsements and $2m from salary/winnings), Kohli jumped more than 30 places from 2019 to take the 66th spot in the list. In 2019 too, the batsman was the only Indian to feature in top 100 (at 100th place) with estimated earnings of $25 million.
 
Roger Federer tops the list
 
Meanwhile, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer became the first from the sport to top Forbes' list of

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First Published: May 30 2020 | 1:28 PM IST

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