Global Cup 2023

India was the best nation in Archery in 2023 – pict. by 165106 from Pixabay

24 countries for 75 sports

In 2023, in the quest to find the world’s best sporting nation, GSN tracked the results of the major international tournaments for 75 sports

The USA won the 2023 Basketball 3x3 World Cup – pic. by ADMo media from Pixabay

USA snatches Global Cup lead as Croatia best nation in June

At the end of June, reigning champions the USA claimed the lead – for the first time this year...

Norway came third in Handball in 2023 – pic. by Christoffer Borg Mattisson from Pixabay

Norway wins 2023 Per Capita Cup

Norway is once again the world’s sportiest nation, having won the 2023 Per Capita Cup.

China won the 2023 Table Tennis World Championships – pict. by djimenezhdez from Pixabay

China best nation in May, Norway narrowly holds Global Cup lead

China was the top sporting nation in May, leading the monthly ranking of the Global Cup ahead of

The USA won the 2023 Global Cup, with Swimming its best sport  – pict. by Pixabay

USA wins Global Cup 2023, France, China share podium

The USA is (once again) the best sporting nation on earth!

The USA won the Artistic Gymn. World Ch’ship ahead of China - image by Fabien from Pixabay

USA still tops Global Cup, China, France battle for second place

Reigning champion the USA narrowly topped the Global Cup’s October ranking (please see the full...

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...

Spain won the women’s Football World Cup beating England in the final – pic.: RFEF

Great Britain wins record-breaking month, USA leads Global Cup

Great Britain topped the August monthly table of the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best spo...

Kenya and Ethiopia dominated the Boston and London marathons – pic.: wal 172619 from Pixabay

USA top sporting nation in April, ahead of Kenya, Ethiopia

April was an unusually lean month in terms of major sporting tournaments this year, with Golf, Ice Hockey and Marathon awarding the most GSN points.

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2023

Norway won the 2023 Nordic Combined World Championship – pict.: AFP

Norway tops Global Cup after Winter Sports spree

Norway took the lead in the Global Cup’s year-to-date ranking at the end of March, topping the table of the...

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...