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Sport Vocabulary

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See Sport Schema collab Google Group for discussion.

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Event constructs

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danbri@110: Sports Competition danbri@110: A competitive sporting event. danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:Competition danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Multi-stage Competition danbri@110: A Multi-stage Competition is a competition that is organised as a set of stages. An example is the Football World Cup. danbri@110: Subclass of: SportsCompetition danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:MultiStageCompetition danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Match danbri@110: A competitive game between two teams. Cross discipline use, Tennis and Soccer for example. danbri@110: Subclass of: SportsEvent danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:Match danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Race danbri@110: A competition between at least two parties. Cross discipline use, Formula 1 and Athletics for example. danbri@110: Subclass of: SportsEvent danbri@110:
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Disciplines

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danbri@110: Sports Discipline danbri@110: Also generally known as Sport, Discipline is more specific. Rugby League is a Discipline as it has a different set of rules from Rugby Union. danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:SportsDiscipline danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Soccer danbri@110: Team sport, also known as football. danbri@110: See also: Soccer on Wikipedia. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: American Football danbri@110: Team sport, also known as football. danbri@110: See also: American Football on Wikipedia. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Tennis danbri@110: Racquet sport usually played between two individuals. danbri@110: See also: Tennis on Wikipedia. danbri@110:
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Abstract entities

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danbri@110: SportsOrganization danbri@110: An organization involved in Sport, for example the UK Government Department for Culture, Media and Sport. danbri@110: Subclass of: Organization danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:SportingOrganization danbri@110:
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danbri@110: SportsGoverningBody danbri@110: The Governing Body for a sport, such as The Football Association. danbri@110: Subclass of: SportsOrganization danbri@110: Equivalent class: so:GoverningBody danbri@110:
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People - Competitiors and Officials

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danbri@110: SportsPerson danbri@110: A person involved in Sport, an athlete or official for example. danbri@110: Subclass of: Person danbri@110:
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danbri@110: SportsCompetitor danbri@110: A Field or Track Athlete, Soccer player, F1 driver, Jockey, Swimmer etc. danbri@110: Subclass of: Sports Person danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Soccer Player danbri@110: Someone who plays Soccer. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: has position danbri@110: Relates a team member to a position on a field or pitch. danbri@110: danbri@110: danbri@110:
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danbri@110: FieldPosition danbri@110: The place on sports field or pitch where the member of a team is assigned to play or 'fielded'. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Forward danbri@110: A team member positioned near to the opposing teams defending zone. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: SportsOfficial danbri@110: A person involved in a Sporting event that is not a competitior, for example a Referee, Linesman or Umpire. danbri@110: Subclass of: Sports Person danbri@110:
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Statistic constructs

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danbri@110: Sports Statistic danbri@110: Measurements of Sporting aspects such as wins, losses, point, draws, scores etc. danbri@110: Subclass of: Intangible danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Wins danbri@110: The number of wins achieved by a team or individual for a given competition or period of time. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Losses danbri@110: The number of losses achieved by a team or individual for a given competition or period of time. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Draws danbri@110: The number of draws achieved by a team or individual for a given competition or period of time. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Points danbri@110: The number of points accrued by a team or individual for a given competition or period of time. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: has achieved danbri@110: The relationship between a team or individual and a Sports Statistic such as 'wins'. danbri@110: Range: SportsStatistic danbri@110:
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Display constructs

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danbri@110: Standings danbri@110: A ranked display of teams or individuals in a competition. Also known as a League table. danbri@110:
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danbri@110: Results Table danbri@110: A grouped display of a team or individuals performance in a single competition or series of events over a period of time. danbri@110:
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