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USA best in October ahead of Russia, Japan

The USA won the month of October 2018 in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s top sporting...

The USA Ladies won the 2018 Basketball World Championships

USA tops September Global Cup ranking, ahead of Japan, France

September was the biggest sporting month in the year so far, in terms of number of tournaments and especially points awarded in the Global Cup.

Best Sports

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 558 13.2 1
2 Golf 500 11.8 -1
3 Basketball 350 8.3
4 Tennis 293 6.9
5 Marathon 204 4.8 2
6 Ice Hockey 196 4.6 -1
7 Wrestling Free 192 4.5
8 Shooting 182 4.3 -2
9 Lacrosse 160 3.8 -1
10 Alpine Skiing 158 3.7 -1

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 1222 18.5
2 Swimming 931 14.1
3 Golf 569 8.6 2
4 Tennis 307 4.7 2
5 Rowing 240 3.6 17
6 Volleyball 238 3.6 -3
7 Marathon 216 3.3 5
8 Ice Hockey 212 3.2
9 Lacrosse 200 3.0
10 Wrestling Free 197 3.0 22

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 1330 18.8
2 Swimming 880 12.5 1
3 Volleyball 635 9.0 2
4 Basketball 600 8.5
5 Golf 590 8.4 -1
6 Tennis 246 3.5 5
7 Artistic Gymnastics 234 3.3 2
8 Ice Hockey 230 3.3 -2
9 Shooting 176 2.5 10
10 Water Polo 140 2.0 2

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 969 15.9
2 Football 700 11.5
3 Swimming 650 10.6
4 Golf 611 10.0 -3
5 Volleyball 430 7.0 -3
6 Ice Hockey 248 4.1 -2
7 Alpine Skiing 217 3.6 -1
8 Freestyle Skiing 213 3.5 -1
9 Artistic Gymnastics 207 3.4 -4
10 Snowboarding 190 3.1 1

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Golf 805 15.9 2
2 Volleyball 670 13.2 13
3 Basketball 600 11.8
4 Ice Hockey 256 5.1 2
5 Artistic Gymnastics 208 4.1
6 Alpine Skiing 196 3.9 -2
7 Freestyle Skiing 177 3.5
8 Shooting 166 3.3 11
9 Lacrosse 160 3.2
10 Short Track 154 3.0 33

United States Positions

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Americas 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 36
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Americas 3

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Americas 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 40
Gender:Men 42
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Americas 4

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Americas 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 38
Gender:Men 42
Gender:Women 30
Continent:Americas 4

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Americas 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 41
Gender:Men 43
Gender:Women 35
Continent:Americas 4

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Americas 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 35
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Americas 3
The USA Men's Basketball team on the way to their Olympic gold medal

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Another exciting sporting year is over, and the USA have triumphed in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best...

Sweden beat Canada to the 2017 Men's Ice Hockey world title, the last tournament in the snow & ice season

USA clinch 2017 Snow & Ice sports title

It was a close-run affair, but in the end the USA have managed to clinch the snow and ice sports title.
The USA ladies strike gold in Olympic Football

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Gold in Women’s Football was the highlight of Day 13 for Olympic ranking leaders USA, and it may prove to be the decisive leap for the...

Brian Lochte of the USA

Global Cup December 2011: it's the USA again!

FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR THE USA have won the GSN Global Cup, topping the international ranking in our unique year-long competi...
Dawn Harper (USA) wins 100m hurdles at Beijing Olympics

The USA won the Beijing Games

The 2008 Beijing Olympics had one triumphant winner, says GSN: Team USA!
Team USA

ā€œIā€™m so bored with the USA...ā€

…but they’re so good at sports! The simple reason for which America has run away with the Global Cup for the second consecutive year is their breadth of excellenc...
Andy Roddick of the USA

Lost boys of U.S. Tennis

Melbourne, Australia. Another Men’s Singles Grand Slam final.