Global Cup 2013

Russia tops the ranking in ‘martial month’ October

T. Kashirina of Russia
Russia topped the October monthly Global Cup  ranking, at the end of a month notable for several major events in combat and ‘martial’ sports.

Jamaica’s best for sporting value of its GDP

The Jamaica Olympic 100m relay

One of GSN’s objectives is to offer new insights into how sporting nations work. By reading our unique data together with other information, we gain a better understanding of the way sports performance is related to other national factors and characteristics.

Sports Leaders September 2013

Rui Costa (Portugal) clinches gold at the Men Road Cycling Elite race
Three quarters of the 2013 sporting year have gone by and the USA have what appears yet again an unassailable position at the top of the Global Cup ranking.

The USA hit a record monthly Global Cup score in August

The US 400m relay gold medal winners at the Moscow Athletics worlds
The USA have opened up a huge gap over second-placed Russia  in the Global Cup ranking, after scoring a GSN-record 2562 pts in August.

Russia close the gap in the Global Cup ranking

Russia's wall in the World League 2013 final

 The USA are leading the Global Cup ranking after July 2013 (hardly a surprise…) but the news is that the race for the top nation in sport’s t

Not the usual suspects: other great sporting nations in 2013

South Africa hits hard at the IRB Rugby Sevens series

One of the beauties of GSN is our unique ability to shine light on the sporting achievements of nations other than the ‘usual suspects’.

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