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Blast from the past? Are we back to the days of USA-Russia superpower sport rivalry (pic from the dramatic 1972 Olympics Basketb

Race for third place tight as USA, Russia dominate Global Cup

The last third of the sporting year has started, there are 30 major international tournaments still to play for, including the Athletics World Championships

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...

Will New Zealand be able to mesmerise its Per Capita Cup competitors in the last part of the 2019 sporting year? Photo: Reuters/

New Zealand gains 5 places as race for sportiest nation title heats up

After the first 7 months of the year, the table in the Per Capita Cup, GSN’s ranking of the world’s sportiest nations (see below* for more details on how the ranking...

England won the Cricket World Cup after a thrilling final against New Zealand

Great Britain, Australia, Italy rising as USA dominates Global Cup

The month of July was one of the highest-scoring months in the history of the Global Cup, the ranking of the world’s best sporting nations.

Global Cup Progress - 31 August 2019

Per Capita Cup Progress - 31 August 2019

Global Cup Progress - 31 December 2018

Per Capita Cup Progress - 31 December 2018