Global Cup 2014

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2014

Australia lift the Men's Football Asian Cup for the first time in 2015

Australia strong contenders in 2014... and Asian Cup winners in 2015

Australia has maintained its position amongst the top ten countries in the GSN Global Cup 2014.

The Danish mixed relay Orienteering team

Denmark sports performance: on the up or down?

Denmark have dropped ten places in the Global Cup 2014, the ranking of the world’s greatest sporting nations, relati...
Germany at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

What will the USA, Germany and Norway achieve in 2014?

We have now passed the half-way mark of the sporting year 2014, and hailed Germany as winners in the FIFA Men’s Football World Cup.
Huang Xuechen and Sun Wenyan of China

China and Russia top more sport groups than USA in 2014

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?

USA win the 2014 Volleyball Championships World

Ladies rocket USA to 1273 points lead

The USA have won the month of October in style, ahead of China, Russia,...

USA ladies win the 2014 Basketball World Championships

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

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...
Pauline Ferrand-Prevot (France) wins the Road Cycling world title

France wins record sporting month of September

September has been far and away the busiest sporting month this year, with a record 12,042 points awarded in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sporting...

Poland wins the 2014 Volleyball World Championships

September winners: well done Iran and Poland

September 2014 has been rich in elite sporting events, and GSN is uniquely able to name the winning country in all of them.

Punching above their weight: Netherlands and Hungary

While the USA still remain the top sporting nation in the world, and are set to claim the Global Cup title for the seventh year running,...
Japan doubles fighting to win the Thomas Cup

Asian nations on the rise

The USA are back on top of the Global Cup ranking of the world’s best nations in sports, albeit with a narrow margin – 105 pts...
Russia and the USA battle it out on the ice in the Sochi Olympics

Russia holds narrow lead over USA in the Global Cup

For the third month in succession, news indeed, the USA aren’t top of the Global Cup 2014 table.
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Girl power: Oriental ladies outperform their men

 The clue is in the overall Global Cup standings by gender.

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2014 Sports Winners

The USA and Slovenia are celebrating repeat wins respectively in the Global Cup, the rank...