2014 Sports Winners

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The USA and Slovenia are celebrating repeat wins respectively in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s greatest sporting nations, and the Per Capita Cup, the prize for the world’s sportiest.

USA triumph in Global Cup, Slovenia clinches Per Capita Cup 2014

USA ladies win the 2014 Basketball World Championships
GSN’s algorithms have crunched the final figures supplied by our indefatigable data beavers and the Greatest Sporting Nation in 2014, and for the seventh year running, are the USA, while Slovenia

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Hosts Russia win the Sochi Winter Olympics

Zubkov-Voevoda of Russia power to 2-man Bobsleigh gold
Host nation Russia have won the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with a relatively narrow margin (60 points, or 0.9%) over Canada, the winners four years ago in Vancouver.

Kenya best nation in 2013 for sporting value of its GDP

G. Mutai (Kenya), winner of the NYC Marathon 2013
One of the objectives of GSN’s Global and Per Capita rankings is to offer new insights into how the sporting performance of nations is affected by factors other than sporting results themselves.

USA and Slovenia are the top nations in sports 2013

The USA's Biles (gold) and Ross (silver) at the Art. Gymnastics Worlds 2013
The USA and Slovenia have topped the 2013 standings in GSN’s two main rankings, the Global Cup and the Per Capita Cup respectively.
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