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January 26, 2020 02:57

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FIBA wins .basketball

A sport-related new gTLD is going to an official sporting body. FIBA, the Fédération Internationale de Basketball, won the right to .basketball after an auction shoot-out with Donuts and Famous Four Media. While FIBA is the official world organizing body for the sport, there’s no plan to place strict restrictions on the gTLD — the […]

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Uh oh: .Basketball community objection fails, .sport prevailed.

Panelist in .basketball decision uses different interpretation of guidelines to come up with a different conclusion than panelist in .sport. An International Chamber of Commerce panelist has determined that community objections filed against two applications for .basketball have failed. Comparing this decision to a recent one upholding a community objection to .sport, it appears we […]

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Ralph Lauren can’t have .polo, panel rules

Ralph Lauren’s application for the dot-brand .polo is likely at an end, after the International Chamber of Commerce ruled that it would infringe the rights of polo players. The Community Objection to the gTLD was filed by the US Polo Association, the governing body of the sport in the US, and supported by the Federation […]

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