How do I start a .sport website?

Once you have registered your .sport domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.

A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.

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What is a .sport domain?

For websites focused around sports, a .sport domain name is an ideal way to increase your online presence, ensuring that passionate sports fans from around the world can find you.

How do I buy a .sport domain?

To purchase your .sport domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for 1 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.

Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), the registry authorized to operate the .sport domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .sport domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .sport registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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How do I transfer a .sport domain?

Transferring your .sport domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.

Every .sport domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.

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FAQs for .sport

.sport domain names are available for 1 year(s).
The domain registration time frame for .sport during general availability is 2 Weeks.
.sport Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.sport); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.sport).
DNSSEC is available for .sport domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .sport domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .sport extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .sport domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like 101domain.com's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like 101domain.com Web Hosting using Plesk.
No. At present the .sport domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .sport Top Level Domain is Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF). You may visit them at https://nic.sport/.

Domain Requirements for .sport

To register and renew a .SPORT domain name the Registrant must be an individual or a legal entity with a nexus to the .SPORT community at the time of registration and thereafter. Specifically, Registrants in .SPORT must be recognized performers, organizers, promoters or supporters of federated Sport, or belong to categories of Registrants recognized by the .SPORT Policy Advisory Board (PAB).

Validation of said nexus will be carried out on a case by case basis by the Registry Operator. Registrants are required to state the intended use for the registered domain name. A false statement of intended use is an indication of bad faith and may be the basis for the suspension of the domain name.

Name selected by the Registrant must be connected to the Registrant’s name or activities. Names registered with no connection to the Registrant in this sense may be suspended or even cancelled by the Registry Operator.

Additionally, Registrant will not use the .SPORT domain name for the purpose of trafficking in domain names for sale, resale or transfer. Furthermore, Registrant shall not enable, contribute or willingly aid any third party to achieve the said purpose.

Please read the full the .sport Registration Policy Version 15.04.2018 and .sport Launch Policy Version 06.06.2018 for more information about the eligibility requirements and verification process.

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

How do I renew a .sport domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have Auto-Renew enabled.

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Domain information current to 2022-10-18

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