Among the most valuable brands in sport, clothing giant Nike heads an eclectic list.
Valued by Forbes at $15bn, the US apparel manufacturer holds a 38 per cent share of the branded footwear market.
In second place, with a $11.5bn price tag, US broadcaster ESPN easily outshines its British rival Sky Sports, which has a valuation of $3bn.
German sportswear firm Adidas (valued at $5bn) and American sports drink brand Gatorade ($2.5bn) make up the top five. Illustration: Leandro Castelao
The world’s richest sports personality, former US golfer Arnold Palmer, is worth $675m
The world’s richest sports star in top-level competition, US golfer Tiger Woods, is worth $165m
Source: Celebrity Net Worth, Forbes