World Darts Federation announces termination of BDO recognition

The sport’s governing body, the World Darts Federation, has in the last few days confirmed that they will be ceasing their BDO recognition with immediate effect. This announcement from the WDF comes after a torrid few months for the BDO, following a controversy-struck World Masters – which was overshadowed by redraws and apparent rule breaches. […]

Malta Open Draw: Evans and Taylor among those involved

David Evans will be seeded one as the BDO travels to the Montekristo Estate for the annual Malta Open. Evans, who will make his BDO World Championship debut in January, will open his Malta Open campaign with a second round meeting with Austria’s Christian Rokos. Tony O’Shea, Scott Taylor, Brian Raman and France’s Thibault Tricole are […]

Danny Noppert’s downplayed 2019.

Dutchman Danny Noppert has enjoyed a strong 2019, but his performances have somewhat been put to one side during the past 12 months.  Since his debut at the PDC World Championships at the Alexandra Palace in December last year, he has pushed on as a second year pro in the PDC. He has qualified for […]

Barauskas Baltic champ in grand finals

Mindaugas Barauskas has been crowned the 2019 Baltic Professional Darts League champion following a 10-7 victory over Janis Kupsis in the final in Riga.  The Lithuanian won through a cut throat afternoon of arrows in the Latvian capital, claiming the €280 top prize. Barauskas raced into a 4-1 lead in the final against Kupsis before […]

Adams v Nixon – A Game Of Two Halves

Sporting comebacks are always memorable. Liverpool overturned a 3-0 deficit to reach the Champions League final, beating Barcelona 4-0 in May. Dennis Taylor beat Steve Davis in the 1985 Snooker World Championship on the black ball to win 18-17 having been 8-0 down. Cue, if you’ll pardon the pun, Phillip Nixon, from Ferryhill in County […]

Kleermaker opts out of World Masters due to work commitments

Martijn Kleermaker has vaguely confirmed his decision to opt out of the World Masters later this month due to working commitments. The 28-year-old has lifted four BDO ranking titles this year, including the prestigious Welsh Open, but will not be traveling to London in a mere few weeks time. Kleermaker’s decision comes after a series […]