[Talk-africa] OpenStreetMap Data Model for Sports, MapSet

Douglas Ssebaggala erunayo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 19:51:07 UTC 2018

Dear OSM Community,

Advance apologies for cross-posting.

Could any one point out an OSM data model that has been used for sports
activities, or any past, present, or future-planned project that has/will
make use of sports, for example: football/soccer or swimming to be specific?

The existing list of OSM based services
mentions hiking, geocaching and biking. Other information on taginfo
<https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/soccer> is very scanty. Although - *OSM
Stories *seems not updated of recent, there are no sports-related case
studies. <http://osmstories.org/>

The OSM Wiki <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features#Sport> as
well has information on sports and related tags
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:sport>, which has been used to
update the *Data and Mapping
*section of MapSet - Wiki Page still a work in progress.

Most organisations consider sport as a corporate social responsibility
(CSR) activity, other individuals do sport for leisure, whereas talented
individuals do sports as a career.

In the humanitarian world, sports can fall in the category of livelihood
<https://jsfd.org/sport-and-livelihoods/> with various themes
<https://jsfd.org/sport-and-education/> but there could be other numerous
ways of applying sports in different fields.

MapSet would like to engage* volunteer passionate mappers* from
existing mapping
and communities in Uganda and else where to create a new initiative/focus
on sports.

Feel free to send your comments on the above wikis/references, directly to
me, or respond to this thread.

*Ssebaggala Douglas | **Skype: douglo.m |** Twitter**:* @douglaseru
<https://twitter.com/douglaseru> | *Mob - Uganda: +256 772 422524*

Member of Wikimedia Community Usergroup Uganda
*Founding Director *- *@mapuganda <https://twitter.com/mapuganda?lang=en>*
*Now creating: **MapSet Initiative
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Mapset18> **Twitter:**@mapset78
<https://twitter.com/mapset78/> *(
*Follow your passion)*
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