Global Cup 2019

USA extends Global Cup lead, France, China, Japan climb table in September

Ajee Wilson of the USA was the women’s 800m Diamond League Champion in 2019 – pict.: G. Colombo

The USA won the monthly ranking of the Global Cup in September, yet another record-breaking sporting month ( 15,710 GSN poi

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

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

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

Germany top sporting country in August, ahead of Japan, Belarus

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Sebastian Brendel (Germany) won the C 500 at the Canoe/Kayak Sprint Worlds in August

Germany was the leading country in world sports in the month of August, narrowly winning the monthly Global Cup ranking by finish

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

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

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 is calculated) is l

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

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

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.

USA top nation in July, ahead of Great Britain, Russia

Caeleb Dressel (USA) won a record 8 medals (6 golds) at the Swimming World Championships – Photo: LaPresse
The USA topped the July monthly ranking in the Global Cup by scoring a record total of 1,858 points, more points in 30 da
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