SportsOrganization

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/SportsOrganization

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
actionableFeedbackPolicy CreativeWork  or
URL 
For a NewsMediaOrganization or other news-related Organization, a statement about public engagement activities (for news media, the newsroom’s), including involving the public - digitally or otherwise -- in coverage decisions, reporting and activities after publication.
address PostalAddress  or
Text 
Physical address of the item.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
alumni Person Alumni of an organization.
Inverse property: alumniOf.
areaServed AdministrativeArea  or
GeoShape  or
Place  or
Text 
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
brand Brand  or
Organization 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
correctionsPolicy CreativeWork  or
URL 
For an Organization (e.g. NewsMediaOrganization), a statement describing (in news media, the newsroom’s) disclosure and correction policy for errors.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
dissolutionDate Date The date that this organization was dissolved.
diversityPolicy CreativeWork  or
URL 
Statement on diversity policy by an Organization e.g. a NewsMediaOrganization. For a NewsMediaOrganization, a statement describing the newsroom’s diversity policy on both staffing and sources, typically providing staffing data.
diversityStaffingReport Article  or
URL 
For an Organization (often but not necessarily a NewsMediaOrganization), a report on staffing diversity issues. In a news context this might be for example ASNE or RTDNA (US) reports, or self-reported.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
employee Person Someone working for this organization. Supersedes employees.
ethicsPolicy CreativeWork  or
URL 
Statement about ethics policy, e.g. of a NewsMediaOrganization regarding journalistic and publishing practices, or of a Restaurant, a page describing food source policies. In the case of a NewsMediaOrganization, an ethicsPolicy is typically a statement describing the personal, organizational, and corporate standards of behavior expected by the organization.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place, organization, or action. Supersedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
founder Person A person who founded this organization. Supersedes founders.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
foundingLocation Place The place where the Organization was founded.
funder Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
knowsAbout Text  or
Thing  or
URL 
Of a Person, and less typically of an Organization, to indicate a topic that is known about - suggesting possible expertise but not implying it. We do not distinguish skill levels here, or yet relate this to educational content, events, objectives or JobPosting descriptions.
knowsLanguage Language  or
Text 
Of a Person, and less typically of an Organization, to indicate a known language. We do not distinguish skill levels or reading/writing/speaking/signing here. Use language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard.
legalName Text The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.
leiCode Text An organization identifier that uniquely identifies a legal entity as defined in ISO 17442.
location Place  or
PostalAddress  or
Text 
The location of for example where the event is happening, an organization is located, or where an action takes place.
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.
ownershipFundingInfo AboutPage  or
CreativeWork  or
Text  or
URL 
For an Organization (often but not necessarily a NewsMediaOrganization), a description of organizational ownership structure; funding and grants. In a news/media setting, this is with particular reference to editorial independence. Note that the funder is also available and can be used to make basic funder information machine-readable.
owns OwnershipInfo  or
Product 
Products owned by the organization or person.
parentOrganization Organization The larger organization that this organization is a subOrganization of, if any. Supersedes branchOf.
Inverse property: subOrganization.
publishingPrinciples CreativeWork  or
URL 
The publishingPrinciples property indicates (typically via URL) a document describing the editorial principles of an Organization (or individual e.g. a Person writing a blog) that relate to their activities as a publisher, e.g. ethics or diversity policies. When applied to a CreativeWork (e.g. NewsArticle) the principles are those of the party primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.

While such policies are most typically expressed in natural language, sometimes related information (e.g. indicating a funder) can be expressed using schema.org terminology.
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
sponsor Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
Inverse property: parentOrganization.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
unnamedSourcesPolicy CreativeWork  or
URL 
For an Organization (typically a NewsMediaOrganization), a statement about policy on use of unnamed sources and the decision process required.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.

Available supertypes defined in extensions

Available properties in extensions


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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