Created by Letterhand Studio | https://creativemarket.com/Letterhend/2332953-Flanders-Script
For a long time, the sport has been one of the ways to bring people together. You can even find that there are many competitions, leagues, and Olympics that bring people from across the globe. These particular activities demand persistence, teamwork, and hard work, which are the same values believed the world over. With that in mind, sports brands are starting to flourish.
As brands come out together, you can tell that the athletic world is not only limited to in-field activities. Outside the field, sport also appears in the design realm, from uniform design, jersey, number font to other team typography. This was when a particular athletic font came out as a way to distinguish one brand from others.
The sports world is pretty vast and versatile. The reasons for understanding font options for this arena are mainly to help you create a more subtle design. The idea itself is that athletic font tends to build a sports brand identity. So, from the stark, modern, cool to vintage ones, here are some more ideas for you.
1. Chosla Font Family by RARY
Created with an idea to show the strong and bold urban style of the sport, the design makes a perfect typeface for athletic headlines or advertising. It has around 10 styles that help provide more freedom for designers to create a proper sports brand design.
The main style itself is made from sans serif typeface, which was later combined with slab serif style. Thus, creating a more masculine athletic touch. It also looks clear for varying sizes and models.
Created by RARY | https://creativemarket.com/RARY/3572754-Chosla-sports-style-font-family
2. Hitch Route by BoxTube Labs
Hitch Route shows its inspiration in the vintage logotype athletic font. It will work the best for modern and classic sports brands. While it looks overly simple, the pack has a lot of different styles, alternate, ornament, and ligatures.
The ranges of typeface details help a lot for designers that want to explore with serif and sans character sets. You can turn this vintage design into an athletic jersey name, number, or sports team brand.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/2367343-Hitch-Route
3. Fenway by Vintage Voyage Supply
Bringing out a sleeker, sans serif handwriting style, Fenway offers a more lenient athletic font for sports brands. The unique stroke styling and its casual appearance create a fun, inimitable, and vintage script detail.
Work the best for logotype and sports brand, this kind of design will fit like a Lego as a baseball script. If you are looking for a casual, easy-going, vintage-styled athletic typeface, take a look at this one.
Created by Vintage Voyage Supply | https://creativemarket.com/VintageVoyage/626774-Fenway-%E2%80%A2-Script-Sans-Bonus
4. Flanders Script by Letterhand Studio
The classic script typeface is always the favorite font for authentic baseball teams. You can find it in almost every baseball jersey, jacket, or uniform. Even though it has become one of the stereotypical sports designs, it is still one of the best athletic fonts to pick.
The main charm of this particular design comes from the sleek heavy brush stroke of its lettering. The bold, modern, yet flamboyant alternate and ornamental points make an excellent sports brand identity.
Created by Letterhand Studio | https://creativemarket.com/Letterhend/2332953-Flanders-Script
5. Jawbreak by BoxTube Labs
The sport lettering is straight to the point, simple, clean, memorable, and also recognizable. The heavyweight and its unique styling at the end of its stroke make it different. The plus thing about this font is the range of available styles.
With such clarity, simplicity, and its customizable nature, you can use this kind of athletic typeface for branding, posters, apparel, logotypes, headlines, labels, and many more. It will bring such a different detail to complement the athletic font.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/2680610-Jawbreak
6. Sea Dog Swift by Doug Houvener
If you are looking for a font that resembles the rugged style of American football, this Sea Dog Swift makes a good example. It comes with 16 variants with shipyard stencil lettering styles. It oozes a hardworking, athletic scene to the lettering.
Thus, it is safe to say that the typeface is perfect for reinforcing the strong and masculine sports brand logotype, signage, apparel, or advertising. It also complements a lot bolder and easier-to-read poster typography.
Created by Doug Houvener | https://creativemarket.com/drdougfresh/3329012-Sea-Dog-Swift-Sports-Display-Font
7. Argon by TomAnders
Argon is a cool font design that brings out a sense of tranquility. The uses of line art make a good representation of modern, sporty, and adventurous edge. It also looks clean, sharp, and bold as an athletic font. Thus, making a very versatile sport display.
Argon is a fully kerned typeface that is ready to use. You can use it to create an emblem, sports branding, poster, apparel number, or name, and so does the poster or magazine headlines.
Created by TomAnders | https://creativemarket.com/TomAnders/443290-Argon-Font-%28Full%29
8. Areno by BoxTube Labs
If you are looking for a more versatile option with a range of usability, take a look at the Areno font family. The athletic typeface comes with a more straightforward method and appeal, which helps increase its readability and language support.
The minimal glyphs detailing create a sense of bold and strong block typeface. It also offers eight styles that help develop a more subtle athletic font design. You can use it for pretty much everything, including logos, branding, apparel, etc.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/1417324-Areno
9. Backheck by BoxTube Labs
Strong, bold, unique, and also stand out is what you see from this particular typeface. It is a perfect picture of manly, masculine, and hardworking typed sport such as Hokey, American football, or basketball.
While the fonts are also applicable for many other athletic-related designs, the blocky strong impression makes it a great fit for logotype or sports branding. It also works for magazine headlines but will look too much for apparel design.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/2300654-Backcheck
10. American Forkball by Opus Nigrum
Like any other baseball typescript, Opus Nigrum brings out a heavy brush script as it styling detail. The scripted athletic typeface looks terrific with its unique ornament, alternates, and texture—a perfect example of baseball jerseys or jacket apparel.
The detailing is one of the reasons why this athletic font stands out. Decorative styling and texture mean to make a vintage look. With that impression in mind, you can create distinctive sports branding as well as logotype.
Created by Opus Nigrum | https://creativemarket.com/OpusNigrum/396591-American-Forkball-20-OFF
11. Vintage Varsity by Grant Beaudry
Probably the most popular font style is a vintage design, just like this Vintage varsity that was inspired by the simple lettering and character design. It uses a sans serif typeface that enhances the readability and illegibility.
As a more classic iron-on letterman athletic font, it is the perfect selection for apparel design. The best example will be a high school letterman jacket or any retro-styled jersey. It also perfects for infomercial and also retro-sport branding models.
Created by Grant Beaudry | https://creativemarket.com/grantbeaudry/3859989-Vintage-Varsity
12. Monogram World Serif by Headfonts
Creating a stylish monogram was never an easy thing to do. But this typeface helps you create a terrific one by choosing the upper and lowercase character. With some adjustments, you can also make more aesthetic lettering for any sport.
What makes it one of the great choices is the stylish and rigid design that is available for around 600+ monograms. The natural detailing and typography work well for logotype, sports branding, or apparel design.
Created by Headfonts | https://creativemarket.com/Headfonts/2869334-Monogram-World-Serif
13. Leophard by Arterfak Project
Accentuating the sense of modern vintage of athletic font, Leophard is a versatile kind of typeface. It can fit almost every branding material for any bold, strong, and masculine sport. The best example is the logotype for boxing or martial art team logos.
However, the clean lettering and slab serif make it appear like a basic yet visually appealing design. This font will be perfect for school movement, modern minimalism poster, athletic jersey, name, or apparel design.
Created by Arterfak Project | https://creativemarket.com/Arterfak/2559585-Leophard-Font-Family
14. Buinton by Mika Melvas
For a more prestigious sports branding that comes with a fancy typeface design, you can consider this unique-looking scripted typeface. Buinton stands out due to its hand lettering style that also has some attractive glyphs, alternatives, and decorative ornaments.
As you look at the lettering, it will bring back the old vintage style athletic font and sport brand names. Another reason to choose this typeface is the versatility, which includes any game or every athletic branding element.
Created by Mika Melvas | https://creativemarket.com/Mika_M/1343075-Buinton
15. Mavericks by BoxTubeLabs
Called regular vintage, the bricks and sturdy blocky style make the Maverick appear as the perfect logotype and branding athletic font. It is made of a simple yet straightforward design, with a condensed small caps serif. The appearance resembles strength and power.
While it has mostly a very basic shapes and letters model, the bundle comes with a fair amount of alternate characters. Thus, making it applicable for sport branding elements, such as apparel, poster, athletic magazine, or label.
Created by BoxTubeLabs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/3798301-Mavericks
16. Bucktooth by Wold Giant Studio
A more vintage collegiate sport-inspired typeface will make your sports niche stand out. If you are working for vintage-styled athletic shop logo design, signage, or branding, this typeface will make a difference. It is the epitome of a classic throwback.
The lettering design comes as a block lettering of all-cap athletic fonts. The styling itself was built to create a period-based graphic, jerseys, header, logos, etc. It reminds you of the old university sweatshirt design.
Created by Wold Giant Studio | https://creativemarket.com/wildgiantstudio/1969136-Bucktooth
17. VTF League by VarsityType
To bring out a more strong and powerful athletic imagery, the usage of the heavyweight font will work as it is supposed to be, just like the VTF league that comes with extra bold black styles. The styling itself is pretty minimal, but it states its purpose to bring out a more straightforward sense.
Some underline that makes this typeface perfect for all sports brands is the subtle, distinctive touch. The athletic font was built with an industrial, sturdy, and no-nonsense style.
Created by VarsityType | https://creativemarket.com/varsitytype/3442538-VTF-League-%E2%80%93-Heavyweights
18. Kensmark by BoxTube Labs
Kensmark is a family of creative and stalwart typefaces. It comes with astounding 45 typefaces that help designers create a vast array of design ideas. The essential point of the design comes from the robust appearance of the unique lettering design.
The angular edges increase the readability aspect as well as making it clean for every sport branding element. You can use it to create posters, logotypes, athletic labels, clothing designs, or shop signage.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/2939727-Kensmark
19. Fanatix by BoxTube Labs
Come with five different weights; the modern athletic font fits perfectly for the millennial sports niche. It is a perfect complement for casual and freestyle sporting events, such as parkour or skateboard team. The point of interest of the typeface itself comes from the bold unisex letterform.
Fanatix is ideal for many schools or university sports brands as it tells the modern, youthful aesthetic. The athletic typeface itself is pretty much versatile for apparel design, logo, or any modern graphic.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/1903256-Fanatix
20. Brute by Wild Giant Studio
Stay true to the name; Brute is the perfect example of name and design representation. The angular stroke brings out sharp angles, creating a more subtle and robust appearance. From a practical standpoint, the athletic font offers a vast array of usability.
You can look at the Brute design that pinpoints its heavy, readable, and illegible letter form. The font works for every form of sports niche. It also works for ranges of media and scales.
Created by Wild Giant Studio | https://creativemarket.com/wildgiantstudio/2032365-Brute
21. Hudson NY by Arkitype
If the client loves a classic vintage typeface, you can take a look at Hudson NY, by Arkitype. You got everything that is vintage, old, and classic athletic. The blocky serif style, big weighty design, and slab letterform all come in the same bundle.
The overall looks bring out a strong and bold appearance. You can also play around with the version to match the sports brand identity, such as logotype, apparel, or signage.
Created by Arkitype | https://creativemarket.com/AndrewFootit/931813-Hudson-NY-Slab
22. Monoslam by PixelMoshpit
If you ever heard about circus-style fonts, you will understand how appealing this typeface is. The unique glyph detailing is meant to accentuate each letter as well as make them novel.
Even though it was inspired by the circus, it makes a perfect stylish sports brand identity. You can play around with the athletic font to make a cool monogram. With some adjustment and typography style, it will fit any logotype or any branding elements.
Created by PixelMoshpit | https://creativemarket.com/PixelMoshpit/1144842-Monoslam-Font
23. The Athletic Dept by Hustle Supply Co.
Blocky letterform takes a lot of attention in both modern or old-style designs, just like the Athletic dept graphic layout that brings the block typeface into a new height. It is because the design is meant to bring out the hand lettering style with its uneven character model.
The uneven strokes, height, and width accentuate the vintage touch. At the same time, it still looks clean and readable—a perfect choice for a team logo, lettering, or apparel.
Created by Hustle Supply Co. | https://creativemarket.com/hustlesupplyco/5557909-The-Athletics-Dept-Hand-Drawn-Font
24. Athletic Condensed by Graphicado
This athletic font will be great for a more modern sport-themed design. You can name some activities such as skateboarding, basketball, parkour, swimming, biking, and many more. The reason comes from its simplistic yet straightforward letter form.
The sans serif style brings out an elegant and bold touch, which also implies a strong impression. It fits both modern or classic games. Thus, you can use this font for almost every branding element.
Created by Graphicado | https://creativemarket.com/graphicado/4830200-Athletic-Condensed
25. Huscon by Hustle Supply Co.
Offering a more down-to-earth hand-drawing-styled font, Huscon makes a lot of variety for vintage design. The uses of bold uppercase style with some little addition in its glyphs make the letter unique, readable, and clear.
The athletic font bundle itself comes with five different styles, which include regular, rough, clean stamp, hand-drawn, and drawn stamp. Due to its natural design, it is suitable for athletic logo design, branding, typography, or apparel.
Created by Hustle Supply Co. | https://creativemarket.com/hustlesupplyco/4156381-HUSCON-A-Vintage-Spur-Serif
26. Empera by BoxTube Labs
When it comes to the sports world, a heavy and strong typeface is pretty much everywhere. Just like Empera, that can fit for every kind of sport, genre, or period. It is a perfect balance of serif typeface with some small glyph addition.
It offers a stronger athletic impression and straightforward, clean letterform. The vintage character itself brings a more natural and worn look. Thus, it is perfect for sports branding, posters, logos, or athletic apparel font.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/1770556-Empera
27. Milestone Script by Fortune Co
Script font type always has a location in sports lover hearth. The Milestone itself came out as the vintage script itself has 0861 glyphs that make it filled with alternates, ligatures, and unique styling. It can turn into a straight nostalgia for old games.
What makes this athletic font good is the range of features, which help designers to apply and fit with many styles or media. You can use it for logos, signage, product, or apparel.
Created by Fortune Co | https://creativemarket.com/ramandhani/2671933-Milestone-Script
28. Heavy Boxing Font Duo by Vozzy Vintage Fonts
Just as the name says, the typeface focuses on creating a strong, bold, heavy, and textured vintage athletic font. Mentioning boxing as its name, you can tell that this kind of sport will fit with how the typeface's look. They are powerful, masculine, and hard.
This bundle gives you a regular, bold, strong, and handwritten script. This combination makes it possible to use for an old-style sports brand, labels, apparel design, or distinguishable athletic graphic.
Created by Vozzy Vintage Fonts | https://creativemarket.com/OlegVoznyy/4150424-Heavy-Boxing.-Font-Duo
29. Monogram Forge by Para-Scope Design & Type
Bringing a good taste of vintage and modern touch, this typeface enforces monogram-style fonts for users. It even comes with 124 letters, 217 glyphs, and logos. These complete bundles make it a suitable typeface for almost any sports brand logo, emblem, or signage.
The good thing about monogram design is its ability to fit any period or era. You can simply play around with the upper- or lowercase design, alight them, and make a perfect design.
Created by Para-Scope Design & Type | https://creativemarket.com/ParaScopeDesign/5491315-MONOGRAM-FORGE-2
30. Sport Font Bundle BTL.1 by BoxTube Labs
As a font bundle, you can tell that this model offers you a compilation of typefaces with different styles or designs. If you are looking for complete content and features, opt for these 27 typeface collections by box tube labs.
The whole set itself comprises strong, powerful, and confident-styled athletic fonts. Some of them are Fantix, Empera, Areno, Dahmer Slab, and Godou Grande. They are perfect for logos, advertising, apparel, posters, etc.
Created by BoxTube Labs | https://creativemarket.com/boxtubelabs/1996830-Sports-Font-Bundle-BTL.1
The idea of accentuating the sports brand through font and lettering design was not new. You can see the ranges of typefaces design from the old-time to the modern styled game. Some of the game itself also has stereotypical typefaces design.
All in all, each sport has a distinguished impression, feel, and sense. Thus, adding a more versatile and vast array of typefaces to choose from. You can also use it for a lot of athletic branding elements.
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