Germany

Germany beat Serbia in the men’s Basketball World Cup final

Germany pips France to Global Cup second place

The race behind Global Cup leader the USA in the year-to-date ranking of the world’s best sporting n...

Germany won the men’s Hockey World Cup – pict. by Malcolm West from Pixabay

Germany leads Global Cup 2023 ahead of Norway, France

The sporting year got off to a busy start in January and February 2023, with a host of tournaments in a wide variety of disciplines, and 48 different countries scoring GSN point...

Best Sports

2023

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Basketball 526 18.6
2 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 270 9.5
3 Luge 158 5.6
4 Hockey 140 4.9
5 Handball 126 4.4 7
6 Swimming 120 4.2 -1
7 Open Water Swimming 116 4.1 -1
8 Ice Hockey 106 3.7 -1
9 Biathlon 102 3.6 -1
10 Track Cycling 85 3.0 -1

2022

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 268 11.6
2 Football 192 8.3 35
3 Swimming 183 7.9 2
4 Open Water Swimming 106 4.6
5 Equestrian 100 4.3 7
6 Track Cycling 97 4.2 -3
7 Canoe/Kayak Slalom 83 3.6 7
8 Biathlon 82 3.5 5
9 Tennis 80 3.5 -7
10 Shooting 76 3.3 21

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 208 7.1
2 Tennis 183 6.3 1
3 Track Cycling 163 5.6 -1
4 Judo 139 4.7
5 Swimming 138 4.7
6 Luge 129 4.4
7 Table Tennis 128 4.4
8 Hockey 112 3.8
9 Athletics 111 3.8
10 Handball 90 3.1

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Biathlon 132 18.6 2
2 Track Cycling 109 15.4 2
3 Tennis 80 11.3 9
4 Bobsleigh 68 9.6 12
5 Skeleton 60 8.5 19
6 Luge 59 8.3 -1
7 Alpine Skiing 34 4.8 2
8 Snowboarding 29 4.1 5
9 Marathon 24 3.4 33
10 Golf 22 3.0

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 425 15.7
2 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 266 9.8 -1
3 Biathlon 174 6.4
4 Track Cycling 150 5.5 1
5 Luge 124 4.6 9
6 Swimming 116 4.3
7 Handball 108 4.0
8 Football 105 3.9
9 Alpine Skiing 100 3.7 1
10 Ski Jumping 86 3.2 2

Germany Positions

2023

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 35
Gender:Men 35
Gender:Women 32
Continent:Europe 28

2022

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 9
Gender:Men 8
Gender:Women 8
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 32
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 27
Continent:Europe 27

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 6
Gender:Women 8
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 37
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 33
Continent:Europe 30

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 16
Gender:Men 13
Gender:Women 13
Continent:Europe 13

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 7
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 33
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 26
Continent:Europe 27
Germany won gold in the 4-man event at the 2021 Bobsleigh World Championships

Germany tops depleted Global Cup table after February

The results for the first two months of the 2021 sporting year are in and, while more tournaments have taken place than in January and February last year,

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Sebastian Brendel (Germany) won the C 500 at the Canoe/Kayak Sprint Worlds in August

Germany top sporting country in August, ahead of Japan, Belarus

Germany was the leading country in world sports in the month of August, narrowly winning the monthly Global C...

Denmark powered their way to victory in the 2019 Handball men’s World Championships

Germany tops January 2019 Global Cup ranking

The sporting year got off to a busy start in January, with the Handball men’s World Championships, the Luge World Championships

Yul Oeltze and Peter Kretschmer (Germany) successfully defended their C2 1000 world title in Portugal

Germany tops August monthly ranking ahead of Spain, Russia

Germany was the world’s best sporting nation in August 2018, topping the monthly Global Cup ranking ahe...

Matthias De Zordo of Germany

Aiming for the top three: Germany in the 2012 Global Cup

Germany is surely one of the giants in world sports but it slipped 3 positions in the 2011 Global Cup, finishing 6th, the lowest rank...