Global Cup 2017

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2017


25 countries for 66 sports

The USA have won the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sporting nations, for the tenth...


USA Wins 2017 Global Cup, France Overtakes Russia in Tense Finale

As has been expected for some time, the USA won the 2017 Global Cup with 6598 points - an enormous le...
Wesley Bryan (USA) won his first PGA Tour event in 2017

December Results: USA win month, France second, Norway third

The USA won the month of December in the 2017 Global Cup, the annual ranking of the world's best spor...
Sweden beat Canada to the 2017 Men's Ice Hockey world title, the last tournament in the snow & ice season

USA clinch 2017 Snow & Ice sports title

It was a close-run affair, but in the end the USA have managed to clinch the snow and ice sports title.
Japan won the 2017 Judo World Championships

September Results: Japan’s Judokas Score Ippon

Japan came first in the month of September in the 2017 Global Cup, the ranking of the world's best sporting nations. They scor...

Russia's Greco-Roman Wrestling champion Davit Chakvedatze

Russia win back Combat Sports title, ahead of Japan, South Korea

Combat sports, an eclectic blend of raw power, agility and dexterity, also feature a surprising mix of top performing nations.

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Belarus Win Month of November

Belarus won the month of November in the 2017 Global Cup, the annual ranking of the world's best sporting nat...

Loïc Bruni, France, champion du monde 2017 VTT downhill

La France à nouveau deuxième meilleure nation en sports !

Impossible n’est pas français ! Cocorico ! Les cris de joie bien franchouillards ne doivent pas être épargnés tant la performance est...

Morgan Hurd of the USA leaping to the women's all-round title at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

USA beat Italy, China in October monthly ranking

The USA won the month of October in the 2017 Global Cup, the annual ranking of the world's best...
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France pip Russia in Global Cup after Women Handball triumph

France have won the Handball Women’s World Championships, defeating

The four semi-finalists of the Women's US Open Tennis tournament, all from the USA!

USA carve up impressive lead in Global Cup in September

The USA ended September where they began - at the top of the...

Alexandra Recchia, France (Karate)

La France, vice-championne du monde de sport en 2016, défend son rang

 In this, our first French-language article (with English translation below), we reflect on the factors which brought France to a historic sec...

Simone Manuel, USA, winner of the women's 100m Freestyle at the Swimming World Championships

USA triumph in Aquatics World Championships, lead Global Cup

July is usually one of the sporting year’s biggest months, and 2017 was no exception.

Kim Tae-hun of South Korea fighting for world Taekwondo gold

USA lead Global Cup, six countries vying for second place

Halfway through the 2017 sporting year, the USA have consolidated their leadership in the Global Cup, the ranking of the world...
USA Ladies scored overtime winner to clinch world title against Canda

USA take lead in Global Cup and Winter Sports

It has taken four months for the USA to slot into top spot in the 2017 Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sp...

Marit Bjørgen of Norway powering to one of her four golds at the Cross Country Skiing World Championships 2017

Norway lead Global Cup for first time ever

For the first time in GSN history, Norway are top of the Global Cup table, the ranking of the world’s greatest sporting nati...

Laura Dahlmeier (Germany) celebrates one of her 5 golds at the Biathlon Worlds

Germany top Winter Sports ranking after February

Germany, currently the overall Global Cup leaders ahead of France and Norway, l...