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Roger Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes’ rich list – Yahoo Sports
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Roger Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes’ rich list – Yahoo Sports

Roger Federer has become the first tennis player to top Forbes’ list of the best-paid athletes in world sport as overall earnings dropped amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Swiss star was ranked first with earnings of 106million US dollars (£86.2million) thanks to an extensive portfolio of investments which brought in £81m – dwarfing his on-court earnings.Federer…

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Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete – OlympicTalk
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Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete – OlympicTalk

Lance Armstrong reportedly breaks down into tears in Sunday’s second episode of his ESPN documentary, discussing his closest rival during his run of seven Tour de France titles, all later stripped for doping. Armstrong visited Jan Ullrich in Germany in 2018, after Ullrich was released from a psychiatric hospital following multiple reported arrests over assault charges. “The…

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Roger Federer becomes first tennis star to top list of highest-paid athletes – CNBC
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Roger Federer becomes first tennis star to top list of highest-paid athletes – CNBC

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his victory in his fourth round match against Marton Fucsovics of Hungary on day seven of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.TPN | Getty ImagesTennis star Roger Federer is now the world’s highest-paid athlete, according to Forbes.The publication released its annual “World’s…

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“You Were a Hero of Mine Growing Up”: When Roger Federer Met Michael Jordan – Essentially Sports
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“You Were a Hero of Mine Growing Up”: When Roger Federer Met Michael Jordan – Essentially Sports

One can partly credit the fame that Michael Jordan enjoys to his alternative business. The Air Jordans are as famous a shoe brand in the sports world as Louboutin is to the outside. Jordan took his brand out of basketball to tennis in 2014, when he involved Roger Federer. When Michael Jordan made a pair…

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Roger Federer and Serena Williams React to Wimbledon 2020 Getting Canceled – Essentially Sports
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Roger Federer and Serena Williams React to Wimbledon 2020 Getting Canceled – Essentially Sports

With the postponement of prestigious sporting events like Euro 2020 and Tokyo Olympics 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the esteemed Grand Slam, Wimbledon Championships has also announced its cancellation. For the first time since 1945 (because of World War II) the grass-court major has been called off. The decision disappointed the multi-Wimbledon holders, Roger Federer…

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Roger Federer: “I used to chase the players for autographs” – Tennis World USA
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Roger Federer: “I used to chase the players for autographs” – Tennis World USA

Roger Federer had to work hard before he got to success. When he was younger, the Swiss champion worked for a long time as a ball boy in the Basel tournament. The ATP stop for a few weeks and the decision to freeze the ranking until June helped Roger Federer, an injured tennis player who…

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“Roger Federer, You Are a Superman” – Serena Williams – Essentially Sports
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“Roger Federer, You Are a Superman” – Serena Williams – Essentially Sports

The 38-year-olds Roger Federer and Serena Williams have undoubtedly given the sport of tennis a different dimension. Both of them have their own legacy in the men and women’s game, and they keep inspiring the world across all generations. They have almost played against five generations of tennis. Currently, Roger and Serena are playing against…

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Roger Mayweather is Dead, Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it’s a Big Loss for Boxing – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Roger Mayweather is Dead, Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it’s a Big Loss for Boxing – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

Floyd Mayweather has described the death of his Uncle and former trainer, Roger Mayweather as a “terrible loss for all of us.” Roger, 58, passed on Tuesday from poor health and was reported to have battled with diabetes. His Nephew, Floyd Mayweather Jr. had released a statement paying his respects: “Roger was a great champion…

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Roger Mayweather, Floyd’s uncle dies, boxing world mourns – P.M. News

Roger Mayweather: Dies at 58 Roger Mayweather’s death was mourned Tuesday by boxing world. He was 58. The legendary boxing trainer and uncle to Floyd Mayweather was a former world champion in three categories. A devastated Floyd Mayweather confirmed Roger’s death. Roger was in declining health over a decade before his death. His health problems…

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Roger Mayweather dead: Floyd’s uncle and former trainer dies aged 58 – Mirror Online
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Roger Mayweather dead: Floyd’s uncle and former trainer dies aged 58 – Mirror Online

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsInvalid EmailFloyd Mayweather’s uncle Roger, who also trained the boxing legend, has died. The 58-year-old, who was also a professional boxer until 1999, is believed to have been suffering from poor health, including diabetes. Roger…

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Roger Mayweather dead: Floyd Mayweather’s uncle dies age 58 – Metro.co.uk
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Roger Mayweather dead: Floyd Mayweather’s uncle dies age 58 – Metro.co.uk

Legendary boxing trainer Roger Mayweather has passed away at the age of 58, Floyd Mayweather’s camp have confirmed. The American, Floyd’s uncle, was heavily involved in Mayweather Jr’s training team following his own boxing career. Roger was considered the finest trainer of his generation and Floyd attributes his glittering career to his uncle’s lessons in…

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Roger: It’s easier being a striker for Real Madrid than for Levante – MARCA.com
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Roger: It’s easier being a striker for Real Madrid than for Levante – MARCA.com

Levante Spoke to MARCAJ. A. SanzMARCARoger Marti believes it’s tougher to play as a striker at a team like Levante compared to somewhere like Real Madrid.The 29-year-old is the joint top scoring Spaniard in LaLiga Santander this season with 10 goals, and he spoke to MARCA ahead of Levante’s clash with Real Madrid on Saturday night.Do…

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Roger Federer and the Quest for Majors – Essentially Sports
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Roger Federer and the Quest for Majors – Essentially Sports

When this article was being mentally constructed, Roger Federer hadn’t broken the news of his surgery to the world. And by the time you are reading this, things have changed a little. The Swiss has undergone the second surgery of his relatively injury free career, that will see him miss everything until the grass season.…

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Roger Federer to miss French Open following knee surgery – The Japan Times
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Roger Federer to miss French Open following knee surgery – The Japan Times

BASEL, SWITZERLAND – Roger Federer has had surgery on his right knee and will miss the French Open and several other tournaments.Writing on his Facebook page Thursday, the 20-time Grand Slam champion said his knee “has been bothering me for a little while” so he “decided to have arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland yesterday (Wednesday).”Doctors “are…

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Roger Federer to Miss French Open After Knee Surgery – The New York Times
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Roger Federer to Miss French Open After Knee Surgery – The New York Times

He made it clear that he expected to be able to play at Wimbledon.“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while,” Roger Federer said.Credit…Lukas Coch/EPA, via ShutterstockFeb. 20, 2020Updated 7:18 p.m. ETRoger Federer announced on Thursday that he had undergone surgery on his right knee and would miss a series of tournaments,…

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