Global Cup 2019

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

USA tops Global Cup halfway through sporting year

Megan Rapinoe, captain of the USA's Women’s Football team - picture: Franck Fife
Halfway through the sporting year 2019, Global Cup champion the USA has finally put its nose in front in the ranking of t

USA wins month of June ahead of South Korea, Netherlands

Brady Ellison of the US Archery team – picture: World Archery Federation

June was a month of major summer tournaments, and a major month for the USA, which edged

France - USA Women’s World Cup 1/4 final key to 2019 Global Cup title?

Kadidiatou Diani scored twice for France in a friendly win against USA (3-1) on 19 January 2019

The Women’s Football World Cup quarter-final between the USA and host nation

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