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

Bert "Araali" Van Opstal bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 22:26:24 UTC 2018

Not aware of on OSM specific. Maybe you find some more help and 
information through the outdoor sports talk list : 

There is a good case study made in the UK for mapping and creating 
datasets for culture and sports accommodation in general.  You find the 
report here: 

I believe key:sport in combination with other tags should fit your needs.

On 04-06-18 22:50, Douglas Ssebaggala wrote:
> 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 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/List_of_OSM-based_services#Biking.2C_geocaching.2C_hiking.2C_sport> only 
> 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 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Mapset18#Research_on_a_similar_initiative_like_Mapset> - 
> *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 groups 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Uganda#Mappers_and_Groups> 
> 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.
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