The formation of the Tri-Nations has been proposed by directors of the respective national organisations in England, Scotland and Wales in order to keep grassroots darts running smoothly across the British Isles. Since darts’ governing body – the World Darts Federation – ceased their involvement in the BDO, in December, following adverse happenings unfolding at […]
Des Jacklin has announced his resignation as Chairman of the British Darts Organisation with immediate effect. After being elected as chairman of the organisation a mere 18 months ago, Jacklin put into place some rather drastic changes. The most documented of those amendments was the decision to move the BDO World Championship away from the […]
The British Darts Organisation have confirmed that the current British Inter-County Championship season will be terminated with immediate effect. Following the UK government’s guidance to avoid pubs and clubs, the BDO made an immediate decision to completely cancel the ongoing BICC season. The next round of fixtures were scheduled to take place during the weekend […]
The highly-advertised Torremolinos Festival of Darts has been cancelled as a result of Spain entering a lockdown period due to rising cases of coronavirus in the country. Both the British Darts Organisation and World Darts Federation have been detrimentally affected by the current coronavirus situation, with tournaments being either postponed or cancelled across the world. […]
Fallon Sherrock won three singles titles and four tournaments over the course of a dramatic weekend in the Isle of Man, where Cameron Menzies, Thibault Tricole and Mike Warburton also tasted success. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Following the postponement of March’s Unibet Premier League double-header in Rotterdam, rescheduled dates have now been confirmed with the Ahoy set to host the Finals Night in September. Rotterdam’s popular Premier League nights were originally scheduled for March 25-26, though, were postponed following regulations put in place from the Dutch government to combat the ongoing coronavirus […]
The Luxembourgish Darts Federation (FLD) have on Wednesday confirmed their decision to retract BDO ranking points from both the Luxembourg Open and Masters. This amendment to July’s Luxembourg double-header comes following the Nederlandse Darts Bond’s decision to drop BDO ranking points from their highly-populated Dutch Open held in February. The Netherlands’ NDB claimed that happenings […]
David Cameron and Stacey Pace proved too much for the competition at the 39th Annual Port City Open in Portland, Maine. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Wayne Warren, Maria O’Brien, Lorraine Winstanley and Chris Landman all tasted success as the BDO/WDF tour travelled to Samorin, Slovakia. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Tony Martin, Anastasia Dobromyslova and Maria O’Brien will travel to Eastern Europe this weekend in the hope of defending their crowns as the BDO and WDF ranked Slovak Open and Slovak Masters take place at the X-Bionic Sphere in Samorin, Slovakia. Martin and his wife Dobromyslova shared the Slovak Masters winner’s podium 12 months ago, […]
Andrew Sinclair interviews disability darts ambassador and regular player Phil 'The Buzz' Lees about his career to date, the state of the disability game across the world and much more. Photo: Phil Lees.
Gary Mawson defeated Canadian youngster Keifer Durham to claim the prestigious Syracuse Open in New York, with intense levels of snow providing disruption to many competitors journeys. The Syracuse Open is one of the largest tournaments in the USA in terms of population as hundreds of throwers take to the Holiday Inn, Liverpool in New […]
2020 BDO World Championship runner-up Jim Williams produced a superb weekend of darts to take the Scottish Open title, as Beau Greaves defeated woman of the hour Fallon Sherrock in the ladies final. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Fallon Sherrock will begin her campaign against either Tara Deamer or Gemma Kerr as she continues her roadshow, with the Scottish Open taking place at the Normandy Cosmopolitan Hotel in Renfrew. Sherrock, who made history in becoming the first woman to compete in the Unibet Premier League on Thursday, will be looking to win the […]
Darren Herewini defended his Canterbury Classic title on Saturday evening in New Zealand, defeating local player Tukz Weko in the final. Herewini, who represented New Zealand at January’s BDO World Championship, continued his dominance in his native country with a third successive scalp. The 28-year-old added to his Alan King Memorial and Ted Clements Memorial titles since […]
Ross Montgomery and Aileen de Graaf lifted the prestigious singles trophies at the 2020 Bauhaus Dutch Open in Assen. Photo: Evert Zomer.
Romanian darts is making mountainous headway. The patent blue, yellow and red colours recently emerged in the Indigo at The O2 crowd, with the history-making Gabriel Pascaru waving their flag at the BDO World Championship. Having discovered the sport at a mountain hotel and soon after coming across the renowned Federatia Romana de Darts – […]
Chris Lim was crowned champion as he denied Danny Baggish, with the 42nd annual Las Vegas Open taking place in Nevada. Lim, who was ousted in the second round last year at the hands of Guyana’s Norman Madhoo, tasted success in a WDF-ranked event for the first time in five years, having defeated Leonard Gates […]
Qualifying School Day Three: Czech Sedlacek makes history while Canada’s Smith and Beeney also clinch tour cards
Karel Sedlacek became the first player from the Czech Republic to win a coveted PDC tour card on Saturday evening in Hildesheim, while Jeff Smith announced his return to the professional scene and a surprise package arrived in Aaron Beeney. Sedlacek, who narrowly missed out on securing his two-year tour card last year, defeated the resurgent Berry […]
Martin Adams, the three-time world champion, has declared his interest in becoming British Darts Organisation chairman during a spell of frustration in and around the organisation. Following a World Championship overshadowed by troubles, including a reportedly slashed prize fund as well as relatively poor ticket sales in the early stages of the tournament, many players […]
Wayne Warren defeated Jim Williams 7-4 in an outstanding all-Welsh final to win the 2020 BDO World Championships at the Indigo at The O2 and become the oldest ever world champion. Warren, who defeated Justin Thompson, Andy Hamilton, Chris Landman and Scott Mitchell leading up to the final, once again had to come from behind to register victory. The […]
Jim Williams and Wayne Warren contest the BDO World Championship final on Sunday evening at the Indigo at The O2 in the first ever all-Welsh final. Amid eight days of shocks, drama and stories emerging, we have a repeat of the England Open final between two of the BDO’s elite – who have both relatively comfortably progressed […]
Mikuru Suzuki defeated Lisa Ashton 3-0 to successfully retain her BDO ladies’ world title at the Indigo at The O2 in East London. The Japanese ace, who beat Ashton in the first round of last year’s tournament, lost the opening leg of the match, but then won five on the bounce as she moved into a commanding […]
Wayne Warren will face Jim Williams in an all-Welsh clash in the men’s 2020 BDO World Championship final after the pair came through entertaining semi-finals on day eight at the Indigo at the O2. ‘The Yank’ became the first Welshman to reach a BDO men’s final in 12 years when he produced a brilliant display to defeat […]
Keane Barry defeated Leighton Bennett 3-0 in a tremendous match to win the 2020 BDO World Youth Championship on day eight at the Indigo at The O2. In the past the youth final has been played on the Thursday afternoon, but it was moved to Saturday to give both players a greater spotlight, and it was a brilliant decision as […]
BDO World Championship Day Eight schedule, preview and predictions: Suzuki and Ashton contest ladies’ final
As the exertion draws to a close in London, Lisa Ashton and Mikuru Suzuki contest the women’s final on Saturday evening, with just five matches remaining in the prestigious tournament. The former and reigning champions have been handed the showpiece staging on the penultimate day of the 43rd BDO World Championship, and rightly so. They say […]
Scott Mitchell squeezes past Scott Waites 5-4 in an Indigo classic to book a semi-final meeting with Wayne Warren, while Jim Williams and Mario Vandenbogaerde also progress with Lisa Ashton and Mikuru Suzuki setting up a blockbuster women's final.
BDO World Championship Day Seven schedule, preview and predictions: Williams and Hogan collide as Greaves faces Suzuki
The business end of the BDO World Championship beckons. We’re now just two days after from our champions being crowned. A blistering Paul Hogan and Jim Williams contest a thrilling men’s quarter-final, as do world champions Scott Mitchell and Scott Waites, while 16-year-old Beau Greaves will be bidding to bring to an end Mikuru Suzuki’s […]
Lisa Ashton, Corrine Hammond, Beau Greaves and Mikuru Suzuki booked their places in the ladies semi-finals of the 2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championships on an eventful day six at the Indigo at the O2.
It was a busy day of action at the BDO World Championships on Wednesday, which saw more quarter finalists confirmed. Two time winner, Scott Waites ousted the tournament’s top seed, Wesley Harms to move into the last eight. The Yorkshireman, who defeated Martin Adams 3-2 in a scrappy contest on Monday night, roared back from […]
BDO World Championship Day Six schedule, preview and predictions: Hogan returns after mesmerising display
As we draw ever-closer to finding out who will be crowned world champions, another intriguing day awaits at London’s Indigo at the O2. Wayne Warren, Chris Landman, Scott Waites, Scott Mitchell and David Evans have already sealed their places in the quarter-finals, with six more men vying to do so on Thursday. Defending women’s champion […]
Paul Hogan’s persistent success is rewarding of a major – a principal that could realistically arrive this week in London
Known predominantly for defeating both Gary Anderson and Adrian Lewis in successive rounds at the prestigious UK Open three years ago, Paul Hogan has remained a persistent threat when taking upon the oche. His Anderson and Lewis scalps failed to go unnoticed. The Dudley-born thrower recorded averages in the high nineties throughout the entirety of […]