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Sports vocabulary of Schema.org

From: Tom Grahame <tom.grahame@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:15:48 +0000
To: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD6E4DCB.4FF7%tom.grahame@bbc.co.uk>
Hello list,

I'm interested in creating a proposition for extending the Sports vocabulary of Schema.org and need help in understanding the existing terms and the rationale behind them.

What is the intentional use of http://schema.org/SportsClub?

I identify Manchester United as a Sports (Soccer) Club, but this does not seem to agree with the inheritance of SportsClub from http://schema.org/LocalBusiness (Manchester United is a business, but definitely a global one.)

On a related note, http://schema.org/SportsTeam inherits from http://schema.org/Organization however the Manchester United team could plausibly be described as the Goal Keepers, Strikers, Defenders etc on the field and the bench.

Does http://schema.org/SportsTeam refer to the business of Manchester United, or the squad of 11 members on the field?





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