With spectators returning to sports, and the world returning to work following the coronavirus pandemic, the earned money for the world's highest-paid athletes has increased.

In 2020, the top ten biggest earners in the sports world brought in a total of $819.2 million. This calendar year, the number increases by nearly $200 million.

Between the 10 of them, the ten highest-paid athletes in the world will bring in a total of $1.05 billion dollars in 2021.

Here is a list of the top 10 according to Forbes, along with how much each is set to earn this year.

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