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MUMBAI: Virat Kohli has hit another social media milestone, becoming the first cricketer to reach 50 million followers on micro-blogging social media platform Twitter.

His recent increase in popularity places him alongside five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and NBA star LeBron James as among the only sportspersons who have 50 million or more followers on Twitter. Ronaldo, who is the most followed athlete across all social media platforms, has over 103 million followers on Twitter. Meanwhile, James has over 52 million followers on the microblogging website.

Mar 04, 2022 19:03
MADRID: LaLiga has recently surpassed the figure of 150 million followers on all its social media accounts.  This figure consolidates LaLiga’s position as the competition with the third largest number of fans in the digital universe, behind the NBA and the UEFA Champions League, and ahead of others such as the Premier League and the NFL.
Jan 21, 2022 10:01
"THE INEVITABLE CAME A BIT EARLY." That was PTI on Virat Kohli's decision last Saturday to quit as India's Test captain, a day after his team failed to do what no Indian team before had managed in South Africa. Win a Test series against the Rainbow Nation.
Jan 17, 2022 19:01
NEW DELHI: LaLiga, Spain's top-flight football league, has celebrated its fifth anniversary since establishing local presence in India. 
Jan 04, 2022 18:01
NEW YORK: A new study by Accenture found that the $492 billion global social commerce industry is expected to grow three times as fast as traditional ecommerce to $1.2 trillion by 2025.  Growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025.
Sep 15, 2021 11:09
MUMBAI: Olympic sensation Neeraj Chopra’s Gold medal success on the final day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has turned the track and field star into a household name across the country.
Jun 09, 2021 11:06
NEW DELHI: Sony Pictures Sports Network on Tuesday "unofficially" announced the itinerary of India's scheduled limited-overs cricket tours to Sri Lanka on SPSN's social media handles. According to the schedule put out by SPSN, the tour will begin on July 13 with the first ODI and end on July 25 with the third and final T20 International.
Jun 03, 2021 07:06
MUMBAI: Your move East Bengal "old guard".
Nov 25, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: If social media mentions is a pointer to the future, the next phase in the journey of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's former 'captain cool', is in the here and now.  As per social media analytics firm Twitteet, the Chennai Super Kings skipper did not feature in the top 5 list in Twitter engagements in October among Indian cricketers. Reason: Dhoni was not active at all on social media in October. 
May 19, 2020 16:05
NEW YORK: “The Last Dance” finished strong for its finale, with episodes 9 & 10 averaging 5.6 million viewers across ESPN and ESPN2. Episode 9 (9-10 p.m.) averaged 5.9 million viewers, up 10% from last Sunday, becoming the third most watched episode of the series, trailing the record-breaking audiences of episodes 1 and 3.
Apr 07, 2020 18:04
NEW YORK: This year’s WrestleMania is officially the most social event in WWE history as new champions, a Boneyard Match, a Firefly Fun House Match and non-stop action ignited the conversation throughout. WrestleMania saw a total of 13.8 million total social media interactions on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, which was up 57% from WrestleMania 35 and the most in WWE history.