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Nour El-Sherbini of Egypt was 2022 Squash world champion

Sporting excellence beyond the Global Cup top 10

Does sporting excellence go hand in hand with national power? A glance at the top 10 countries in the 2022 Global Cup suggests the answer is, at least partly, yes.

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23 countries for 65 sports

In 2022, in the quest to find the world’s best sporting nation, GSN tracked the results of the major international tournaments for 65 sports

Norway was the best nation in Biathlon in 2022

Norway wins 2022 Per Capita Cup

Norway won the Per Capita Cup 2022, gaining the title of world’s sportiest nation for the seventh time sinc...

The USA won the 2022 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships - pic. by David Mark for Pixabay

USA wins 2022 Global Cup title

And the 2022 Global Cup winner is … the USA!

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2022

Per Capita Cup Progress - 31 December 2022

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2021

Per Capita Cup Progress - 31 December 2021