The Global Sport Institute

The Global Sport Institute is where diverse disciplines converge to thoughtfully examine critical issues impacting sport. As a cross-disciplinary enterprise, the institute’s efforts are integrated throughout the entire university — from engineering to sociology, to the athletic department and beyond — rather than within a single concentration.

With an emphasis on expanding research, sharing knowledge, supporting innovation and advancing education, the institute’s mission is to use sport to create positive change throughout the world.

The Institute is supported by a combination of institutional ASU funding and a significant philanthropic gift from adidas.

Global Sport Institute at ASU

Predictions and Provocations for Sport: 2021

Although no one could have predicted all that 2020 has been, what lessons will the world of sport take into next year? We asked some of the best and brightest minds to contribute their thoughts.

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Our latest news

SBR and GSI announce a new partnership.

January 12, 2021

The Global Sport Institute have announced a new partnership with Sports Business Radio, the longest running sports business show to share research and insights, as well as podcast appearances on both SBR and Global Sport Matters.

January 11, 2021

Sun Devil Athletics, the Global Sport Institute, and the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute at Arizona State University, have announced a new initiative -- the Sun Devil Athletics’ Venture Challenge.

January 1, 2021

Dr. Scott Brooks and Karen Gallagher discuss potential head coaching candidates for the Atlanta Falcons and improving hiring practices in the NFL.