Why do Norway continue to top Per Capita rankings?

Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla and  Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg celebrate after crossing the finish line during the Women's Cross

Norway, current leaders in the Per Capita Cup, the ranking of the world’s sportiest nations, aren

Which factors matter in sports?

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Which factors have the greatest influence in a nation’s ability to achieve great sporting results?

Norway and Austria top Snow Sports countries in 2015

The Norway ladies' relay celebrates gold at the Cross Country Skiing Worlds in Falun (Sweden)

The beginning of spring has brought the Snow Sports

Great Britain set ambitious Rio 2016 target as performance declines

France's Pervis and GBR's Kenny fight it to the line at the 2015 Track Cycling Worlds

Great Britain's Olympic team has been set the target of bringing home more medals from Rio 2016 than their London 2012 haul.The targeted improvement isn't great - 66 vs 65 medals - but it would be the first time that a host country has done better at the following Olympics. Can Team GB make history and meet its target?

Austria dominates Alpine Skiing World Championships

Anna Fenninger of Austria flies to Super G gold in Vail

At GSN we love countries that punch above their weight.

China and Russia top more sport groups than USA in 2014

Huang Xuechen and Sun Wenyan of China

Which nation was best at Combat sports in 2014? Or who was swiftest in the water, or better with balls of all shapes and sizes?

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