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GSM Live: Now & Then - How Sport Has Transformed

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From a pause in play, to a push for more progressive racial justice, to unanswered questions about the long-lasting impacts of COVID-19 that still linger in the air - what do we wish we knew then, that we know now?

On the next GSM Live, guests return one year later from all around the world to talk about how they and sport have transformed over the last year.

This event took place on 4/16/2021. For an article recap and access to the full episode, visit here. To stay up to date on upcoming events, sign up for our newsletter.

For many, it’s been approximately a year in the life of a pandemic. We’ve seen tragedy, resilience, growing gaps of opportunity and opportunities for growth, juxtaposed in communities across the globe. The world of sport was not immune.

From a pause in play, to a push for more progressive racial justice, to unanswered questions about the long-lasting impacts of COVID-19 that still linger in the air - what do we wish we knew then, that we know now?

On the next show, we welcome back guests from our Around the World: COVID-19 & Sport show one year later to discuss how they and sport have transformed in the last 12 months.

Global Guests:

Andrés Martinez | Arizona State University Professor of Practice & Journalist
Ilhaam Groenewald | Chief Director of Maties Sports at Stellenbosch University, S. Africa
Simon Chadwick | Director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon business school
Natalie Welch | Faculty Athletics Representative & Professor at Linfield University, member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Steve Ross | Professor of Law at Penn State & Executive Director, Penn State Center for the Study of Sports in Society
Lori Okimura | Executive Board Member, Angel City Sports & Fmr. Chairman, USA Volleyball

Hosted by:
Kenneth L. Shropshire | CEO, Global Sport Institute

 

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Now & Then: How Sport Has Transformed

For many, it’s been approximately a year in the life of a pandemic. We’ve seen tragedy, resilience, growing gaps of opportunity and opportunities for growth, juxtaposed in communities across the globe. The world of sport was not immune.

From a pause in play, to a push for more progressive racial justice, to unanswered questions about the long-lasting impacts of COVID-19 that still linger in the air - what do we wish we knew then, that we know now?