Global Cup 2015

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2015

Karne Hesketh of Japan dives over the line to win it vs South Africa

Japan back in the Global Cup top 10 in 2015

Japan's Global Cup finish went from 7th

The USA 4x200 freestyle relay ladies celebrate gold at the 2015 Swimming Worlds

Russia, China, Great Britain resurgent, tight race for second place

The sporting month of August was another record-breaker in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sporting nations.

Australia celebrates winning the Cricket World Cup 2015

Australia clinch top 10-place in Global and Per Capita Cup 2015

 “Lies, damned lies, and statistics”, as Disraeli would have it? Not when GSN comes to the party.

The Netherlands, winners of the 2015 Korfball World Championship

Sports winners in the Global Cup 2015

There have been twenty three different winning countries for 66 sports awarding GSN points in 2015.
The London Marathon

Celebrating national diversity in sport

The USA are the world’s greatest sporting nation. For the 8th time in eight consecutive GSN years....

Ted Ligety (USA) takes the Giant Slalom 2015 world title in Vail-Beaver Creek

2015 Tournaments preview

The sporting year 2015 has got off to an electric start, highlighted by the Alpine Skiing World Championships – wrapping up today – and two major continenta...
US Gymnastics World Champion Simone Biles

Global Cup: China and Japan improve, USA unreachable

After their resounding victory in the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, the USA have sealed, if there ever was any...
USA Ladies win the 2015 Football World Cup

Global Cup: USA triumph for 8th time in eight years

Figurative dust has barely settled over the year’s last major sporting event, and GSN’s algorhythms have already produced the final standings in the <...

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

Norway and Austria top Snow Sports countries in 2015

The beginning of spring has brought the Snow Sports

US Ladies triumph in the 2015 Football World Cup

Great Britain and China fight back, Australia rise, USA firmly on top

July was the biggest month of the year to date in terms of points awarded in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sp

France hit bullseye in the Women's Basketball European Championships

France and Australia rising, China and Great Britain declining

We’re six months into another action-packed sporting year and the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best nations in

Fiji celebrate their Rugby Sevens World Series win

USA, Russia climb to top two Global Cup places

As spring blends into summer in this action-packed sporting year the USA take a firm lead in the Global Cup, the ranking...
Olympic Gold.jpg

Which factors matter in sports?

Which factors have the greatest influence in a nation’s ability to achieve great sporting results?
France power their way to victory in the Handball World Championships

France lead Global Cup after first quarter 2015

The first quarter of the 2015 sporting year is past and the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sporting nations, is showing some (relatively) n...