Assume there is a point in time when every planet in our Solar System consists of colonies. Each colony is inhabited with civilians that primarily serve the purpose of its colony. Some colonies may specialise in manufacturing, some in resource extraction, some in research etc.
Technology would exist to allow travel between colonies in a reasonable time, and comparable to travel times experienced on Earth. For example, Mercury to Pluto would take 10 hours but perhaps a journey between Earth and Mars would take an hour or two. Rough calculations would suggest at best it would be possible to go as fast as half the speed of light, although probably around 1/30th for most travel.
Each colony will have various sports teams. For example, 1 or more soccer teams, 1 or more American-style Football teams, and so on. Just like the traditional teams in modern times, each team will be subject to:
- Player/Staff contracts (i.e. players sign contracts to play for a team, with the process subject to specific rules such as wages, player rights and so on)
- Team stadiums (locations where the team plays)
- Team ownership (who owns the team, being a single person/entity or even a "national" governing body)
- Organised leagues/competitions (i.e. teams play in organised competitions)
How would a sporting body oversee all the sport in a Solar System (note: a Football body would oversee just Football, i.e. I am not referring to a single body overseeing ALL sport)?
What kind of measures would be put in place to normalise conditions, so that a match played between 2 teams in one colony would be in the same conditions as a match in between 2 teams in another colony?
What kind of organisation steps would be required to make sure a fixture between 2 colonies occurs (e.g. a Mercury vs. Pluto colony fixture)?