Sporting excellence beyond the Global Cup top 10

Nour El-Sherbini of Egypt was 2022 Squash world champion

Does sporting excellence go hand in hand with national power? A glance at the top 10 countries in the 2022 Global Cup suggests the answer is, at least partly, yes.

23 countries for 65 sports

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In 2022, in the quest to find the world’s best sporting nation, GSN tracked the results of the major international tournaments for 65 sports

Norway wins 2022 Per Capita Cup

Norway was the best nation in Biathlon in 2022

Norway won the Per Capita Cup 2022, gaining the title of world’s sportiest nation for the seventh time since GSN records began

USA wins 2022 Global Cup title

The USA won the 2022 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships - pic. by David Mark for Pixabay

And the 2022 Global Cup winner is … the USA!

China, Great Britain in late surge for Global Cup second place

China was runner-up to the USA in the women Basketball World Championships – pic.: Pixabay

China and Great Britain are making a late bid to snatch second

Canada, Italy joint second in Global Cup after September

Canada won the women’s Ice Hockey World Championships - image by David Mark from Pixabay

Canada and Italy are in second place and level on points in th

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