SportsOrganization

Thing > Organization > SportsOrganization

Represents the collection of all sports organizations, including sports teams, governing bodies, and sports associations.

Usage: Between 10 and 100 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from SportsOrganization
sport Text  or
URL 
A type of sport (e.g. Baseball).
Properties from Organization
address PostalAddress  or
Text 
Physical address of the item.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
email Text Email address.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
legalName Text The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
Inverse property: offeredBy.
member Organization  or
Person 
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals. Supersedes members, musicGroupMember.
Inverse property: memberOf.
memberOf Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
Inverse property: member.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
numberOfEmployees QuantitativeValue The number of employees in an organization e.g. business.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

More specific Types

Examples

Example 1
 
Seattle Seahawks
American Football Team (NFC West)
Head Coach: Pete Carroll
Notable Players:  Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch
This example is JSON only.
This example is JSON only.
 
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "SportsTeam",
  "name": "Seattle Seahawks",
  "sport": "American Football",
  "memberOf": [
    {
      "@type": "SportsOrganization",
      "name": "National Football League"
    },{
      "@type": "SportsOrganization",
      "name": "National Football Conference"
    },{
      "@type": "SportsOrganization",
      "name": "NFC West Division"
    }
  ],
  "coach": {
    "@type": "Person",
    "name": "Pete Carroll"
  },
  "athlete": [
    {
      "@type": "Person",
      "name": "Russell Wilson"
    },{
      "@type": "Person",
      "name": "Marshawn Lynch"
    }
  ]
}
</script>

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