Are you looking to style your hair with fashionable but sporty hairstyles? You are in the right place because here we have found 50 of the looks for all the sporty girls out there. It doesn’t matter what kind of sport you are into or if you just need a new hairstyle for the gym; you are going to find so many different looks here that you love.
All of these sporty hairstyles are going to keep the hair out of your face and get you ready for the game. You can add some fun colors to your style so that you can match your uniform and stay looking fresh. Do not be afraid to try a few of these looks until you figure out the best one for you! You may need to invest in good hair ties and plenty of hairspray, so your hair stays in place while being sporty!
1. Dutch to Bubble Braids Hairstyles
First up are classic dutch braids with a twist. She has added plenty of purple hair to create thick, extra-long braids. She has even added bubble braids to the bottom section, which looks amazing.
2. Tribal Braid Hairstyles
Up next is a cornrow type of braid. In the photo above, she styled her small braids with a tribal style and used a few colorful bands to hold it all back. She kept the rest of her hair long and down her back, but you can always tie that off to keep it back as well.
3. Knotless Braid with Top Knot
Here is another beautiful hairstyle with knotless braids. Here she has her sporty hairstyle pulled up in a high bun on top of her head. This is a great style for the gym or if you have a big game coming up.
4. Double French Braids
Double french braids are always a favorite among sporty girls. Here she added two small braids to the top section and left the rest of the hair down. This would be a good look for women who are out playing sports.
5. Long Dutch Braids
Up next is another long dutch braid style. Here she has parted her hair down the middle and twisted and braided them back into two big and even braids. You could always throw some color in or keep it natural, as she has done here.
6. 3 Space Bun Hairstyle
Space buns are a super cute way to have a sporty hairstyle. Here she went with 3 even space buns around the head and pressed her baby hair down. This would be an easy breezy hairstyle that would look great on women of all ages.
7. Cornrow Braids into Sleek Ponytail
You cannot go wrong with a classic ponytail when you are looking for a sporty hairstyle. Here she took her style to the next level by adding small braids along the scalp and pulling the rest of the hair up and back.
8. Double Dutch Braids
This next look is one of the most popular sporty hairstyles on the list. Her long blonde hair is pulled back into two tight double dutch braids. This is such a popular way to keep your long hair out of your face.
9. Pull Back Braids into Ponytail
This next style is best described as pulled-back braids that are fed into a ponytail. They have added a few designs into her braids on the top, which look so pretty. This hairstyle should last you for weeks at least.
10. Jumbo Dutch Braids
Worried about how to tie your thick hair back? This next look would be a perfect solution for that. Her long, thick blonde hair is twisted into two beautiful dutch braids. Learning how to do this takes time and practice, so do not give up if you do not get it this pretty right away.
11. Bantu Knot Mohawk Hairstyle
Up next is a perfect combination of two of the best sporty hairstyles for women. Here she has pulled her hair up into Bantu knots but in a mohawk style. She went with four little buns, but you can do as many or as few as you want.
12. 5 Strand Braids into Ponytail
Tired of the same old braid? Here is a look with 5 strand braids around the sides connecting in the back with a thick ponytail. This is such a pretty look and will keep your hair ready for any activity you have in mind.
13. Blonde to Blue Ombre Braids
Here is one of the sporty hairstyles that incorporate color into your style. She went with an ombre style that starts off blonde and ends with a blue tone. You can mix and match with your favorite team colors.
14. Medium Double Dutch Braids
Next up is a perfect sporty style for women who have thin hair. Here they have pulled her hair back into small cornrows and styled them to fit into double dutch braids, which look super cool.
15. Diamond Back Dutch Braids
For this next look, you may need to hire a professional braider to pull it off. Here she has her pretty brown hair braided into a pretty pattern in the back and left two strands extra long down her back.
16. Twisted Side Ponytails
Do not worry if you cannot braid because here is a sport hairstyle for women with two twists coming down the side. This is such a pretty look that women of all ages would look great wearing it.
17. Cornrows Braids into High Ponytail
Cornrows with a high pony are a classy look that is never going to go out of style. Here she has kept her hair even and straight back with a super high pony, and it looks amazing. This is a great sporty hairstyle to try.
18. Double Side Pigtail Hairstyle
Up next is a classic hairstyle as well that you are never too old to try. Here she is wearing double-sided ponytails with a few strands left out in the front to frame her face. Add a bit of curl to the pigtail to get the most out of this style.
19. Voluminous Ponytail Hairstyle
Another way to show off your hair long but still have it pulled back is with this long voluminous ponytail look. Here she has pulled about half of her hair up into a small pony in the back and left the rest of the hair out. Be sure to add a bit of wave to your hair, and you are all set.
20. Bubble Braids into Low Ponytail
Bubble braids are all the rage in women’s sporty hairstyles right now. This is a simple look that you can create in minutes. First, pull your hair back behind your head and then evenly divide your pony into sections using clear bands.
21. Middle Braided Ponytail
This beautiful hairstyle is known as a middle-braided pony. To get this look, start with a small french braid in the center of your hair and then neatly pull the rest of the hair back into a simple bun and you are all set.
22. Cornrow Ponytail Braids with Platinum Blonde
Up next is a braided pony style, where she has added the perfect amount of blonde to her style. To get this look ask your hairdresser for even cornrows in the front that all feed into a big pony in the back.
23. Loose Double Pigtail Braids
Here is a style that women have been wearing to sporting events for years. In the photo above, she has her hair loosely pulled into two braided pigtails and tied off with black bands. This is a simple and elegant look that will always be around.
24. Curved Braids into Sunset Ponytail
If you are looking to add vibrant colors to your sporty hairstyle, then you have to give this next hairstyle a try. Here she has added beautifully curved braids on the top of her scalp, which all lead to a brightly colored sunset look.
25. Neat and Sleek Braids Hairstyle
Neat and slick are always words you want to hear when someone is describing your hairstyle. Here she has her pretty hair divided into 4 or 5 sleek braids, which looks amazing. You could tie the long braids off into a bun in the back if you did not want them to hang down your back.
26. Sporty Hairstyles – Colorful Cornrow Dutch Braids
This next pretty hairstyle has colorful dutch braids. She starts it off with her natural dark hair and adds pops of purple and blonde to add color and length. This style will stay for a few days, and you are going to love how you look.
27. Sporty Hairstyles – Half-Up Dutch Braids
Half-up half-down sport hairstyles are a perfect choice every time. Here she has her brown hair twisted halfway down and leaves the rest of the hair loose and wavy. Try this look out for any event you have, and you will look fantastic.
28. Sporty Hairstyles – Double Space Buns
Here is a unique look that has the braids coming up the back of her head instead of the front. This is such a pretty style and will also help show off your sporty outfit.
29. Sporty Hairstyles – Braided Bun Hairstyle
Braided buns are always a go-to style for sporty girls. Here she went with a simple braid along the side of her head and twisted the rest of her hair into a big bun, looking fantastic. Add in hair spray, and your style will stay fresh all day.
30. Sporty Hairstyles – Mid-Length Athletic Pigtails
Ladies with mid-length hair are lucky because they can style their hair in many different ways. Here she has a sporty hairstyle with athletic pigtails. Try this look out any time of the year because it is always in fashion.
31. Sporty Hairstyles – Edgy Braid Hairstyle
This next hairstyle would be perfect for women with long, thick hair. Here she has added four dutch braids in the front that feed into two long braids down her back. This style will keep your hair tight and out of your face all day long.
32. Sporty Hairstyles – Dutch Braids on a Natural Hair
Up next is a lovely hairstyle for women who like to keep their hair natural. Here she has her dark brown hair twisted back into dutch braids, which looks amazing.
33. Sporty Hairstyles – Beautiful Feed-in Braids
Adding pink to your new sporty look is always a good idea. In the photo above, she added two thick dutch braids and twisted the perfect amount of pink in. This style should last you for at least a week, and you will look so cute the whole time.
34. Sporty Hairstyles – Mid-Part French Braids
Here is a super pretty hairstyle that is a combo of a french braid and a bubble braid. She kept it simple with one thick section down the middle. This would be a perfect hairstyle for the gym or a big game coming up.
35. Sporty Hairstyles – Two Dutch Feathered Braids
Next is a beautiful look with two feathered dutch braids that are connected on the bottom with a pretty blue clip. You can mix and match your hair clip to match your uniform or outfit for the day.
36. Sporty Hairstyles – Two Twisted Braids into Small Buns
If you are looking for a sport hairstyle for your thick hair, this next look is one of the best. Here she has styled her look with two thick dutch braids on the top it wraps around to form a big bun in the back.
37. Sporty Hairstyles – Twin Dutch Braids with Pop of Teal
Pops of color are so much fun to add to your sporty hairstyle. Here she went with a lovely teal color and matched her rubber bands to her new color as well. She went with four braids on the top for a unique-looking finish.
38. Sporty Hairstyles – French Braid into Updo Bun
Braids seem to be the focus for all of these gorgeous sports hairstyles. In the photo above, she went with one thick side braid and a smaller one along the side and twisted the rest of the hair into a big braided bun, which looks amazing.
39. Sporty Hairstyles – Half Up Loose Braid Hairstyle
Sometimes you need a loose but fancy hairstyle like the one above. Here she has styled her long blonde hair with two dutch braids and left the rest loose and wavy. Be sure to pull a few strands out in the front to frame the face as she did here.
40. Sporty Hairstyles – Athletic Hairstyle with Braid and Knot
This next look is a beautiful updo with an athletic braid down the center. Then you can take the rest of your hair and pull it up into a loose bun, and you are all set.
41. Sporty Hairstyles – Mid-Length Hair with Braid
This next hairstyle is another perfect sport look for women with thick hair. She has multiple braids in different sizes and pulls the rest of the hair into a high pony. This perfect softball hairstyle would look great no matter how long your hair is.
42. Sporty Hairstyles – Loose Braids with Blue Cap
Baseball hats are so cute to add to your sports look. Here she has a loose but pretty braid with a few loose strands left out in the front. Leaving a few strands out is a great way to frame the face under your hat.
43. Sporty Hairstyles – Dutch Braids into Double Buns
When you work out hard, sometimes your braids come undone on the bottom. In the photo above, she is wearing her dutch braids with small buns in the back instead of loose and down her back, which looks amazing.
44. Sporty Hairstyles – X Braids Hairstyle
If you are tired of the same old dutch braid look, you should give this X braid a shot. To get the look, braid the hair in a diagonal line until it meets in the middle. You could also braid your style normally and just pin them in the middle.
45. Sporty Hairstyles – Mid-Length Bubble Braids
Trendy bubble braids are all the rage right now. Here she styled her look with a high pony and pulled different sections up to create texture and looks so cool. Then add in even sections down the hair tie with clear bands, and you are all set.
46. Sporty Hairstyles – Side Braid into Bubble Ponytail
Side braids will keep your hair looking fresh and pulled back. Here they braided her hair down and threw it into a low pony. To create even more style, you can add a bright sunflower or any flower of your choice and then add bubble braid sections.
47. Sporty Hairstyles – Two Ponytail with Blonde
Just got highlights and want to show off your new color? Then you have to give this next style a shot. Here she has twisted her thick hair into two dutch braids and cut them off at the nape. Then keep the rest of the hair loose and wavy.
48. Sporty Hairstyles – Single Braid into Ponytail
This ponytail and a braid are a go-to look for sporty ladies with long hair. This look is so simple; all you need to do is put your hair in a tight ponytail and then braid it down and tie it off with another pony.
49. Sporty Hairstyles – Twin Dutch Braids with Beads
Double dutch braids will always be around. Her long and dark hair is divided perfectly into two pretty braids in the look aboveb. She has also added small metal clips, which look so cool.
50. Sporty Hairstyles – Wrapped French Braids
Next up is a wrapped french braid style. She divided her hair into two sections, wrapped them down, and tied them off right around the nape. Keep the rest of the hair loose and down her back, and you are all set.
Now that you have seen all of these beautiful sporty hairstyles, you must have found your next look for your big game. Let us know down below which sport you play and which of these styles you will be trying; we always love hearing from you.
Lorene Kendall is a professional hairdresser who has been around in the industry for quite some time. She has traveled to different countries and cities because of her undeniable passion for styling. Her creativity and eyes for fashion are what make her stand out the most. With her talent, she provides service that will beautifully translate what her clients want into actual art.
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