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 […]
The final two quarter-finals of the 2018 Grand Slam of Darts saw the two expected winners progress to the final day of action at Aldersley Leisure Village, although they did it in very different ways.
Around The Boards is a weekly article that gathers all your latest darting news into one place. Over the last week we have seen many events take place across the world including Gary Anderson’s recent success at the Champions League of Darts in Brighton and Richard Veenstra complete the double in Bridlington’s British Open and […]
Lisa Ashton successfully defended her LDO Swedish Classic title last night as the BDO’s annual trip to Malmo got underway.
Lisa Ashton made it four titles from five singles events in September as Wesley Harms and Dennie Olde Kalter won the men’s competitions during a frantic weekend in Bridlington. Photo: Tip Top Pics
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 […]
The British Darts Organisation (BDO) Chairman Des Jacklin says that Febuary is going to be ‘one of the most important months of the year’ for the organisation.
BDO World Championship Day 1: Noppert produces a stunning display Danny Noppert set down a marker to the rest of the field tonight in Surrey. The Dutchman hit three maximums and 12 scores of over the 100 mark on the way to a 3-0 victory over Joe Chaney. Noppert won the first set 3-1 before […]
BDO World Championship Draw: Bennett faces Mitchell while Greaves takes on legendary Gulliver in O2 opener
Leighton Bennett will open his account with an enthralling first round clash with Scott Mitchell, after the draw for the 2020 BDO World Championship was recorded. The tournament will be held at London’s Indigo at the O2 for the first time after the Lakeside departure was confirmed 33 years after the inaugural edition. Glen Durrant […]
BDO World Championship: Preview The biggest tournament on the BDO circuit is just days away as 40 players compete for a chance to be crowned World Champion. Pengiran Mohamed will make history at this years Lakeside as he will become the first ever player to play at Lakeside from the country of Brunei. Mohamed will […]
The British Darts Organisation has confirmed that their 2020 World Championship will be held at London’s Indigo at the O2, ending a blistering 34-year spell at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey. The tournament has been held at Lakeside since 1986, when Eric Bristow won his fifth world title, and was also staged […]
From Thursday August 29th to Sunday 1st September, the best names in the British Darts Organisation (BDO) will compete for the sixth annual BDO World Darts Trophy.
The British Darts Organisation have today announced some exciting news for its young players, which comes as something of surprise after the event was cancelled last week.
Willem Mandigers has become frustrated by the current state of the BDO and believes they need to do more for the players, but also said the Eurosport deal could revitalise it’s position. “The BDO currently does not do enough for the players. There is no definitive answer as to where or when tournaments are. They […]
Leighton Bennett and Brian Raman were among the five different winners at the 2019 BDO Youth Festival of Darts in Colchester, Essex. Photo: BDO Darts.
The second day of the World Matchplay hosted eight tungsten tussles which saw the shocks and drama which have become commonplace at the Winter Gardens.
After a superb weekend of action In the Premier division, it remains tight at the top with just one point separating Lancashire and Yorkshire, Lancashire enjoyed a 28 – 11 win away to sixth placed Hampshire whilst Yorkshire came through a tough test away to Glamorgan with a stunning 24 – 15 victory to keep […]
The BDO’s newly-elected chairman Des Jacklin has confirmed that the organisation are set to remove restrictions on allowing PDC players participating in their tournaments. This means that from October any current PDC tour card holder or thrower that has participated in a Challenge Tour event or Qualifying School will be eligible to take part in […]
Leighton Bennett and Tamara Kovacs took home the singles titles at the WDF Europe Youth Cup 2019 as the Netherlands and England were crowned overall champions. Photo: Tip Top Pics / Chris Sargeant.
Jonny Clayton denied reigning three-time Grand Slam of Darts champion Michael van Gerwen in an absolute thriller as the cross-code event came to life in Wolverhampton.
Karel Sedlacek will begin his title defence against the relatively unknown German, Hendrik Maquardt, as the 25th BDO-ranked Czech Open takes place in Prague. Sedlacek lifted the title on home soil last time around as he defeated Hannes Schnier, and joined the likes of Scott Mitchell, Jan Dekker, Scott Waites, Krzysztof Ratajski and Mensur Suljovic […]
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 […]
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, […]
Joe Davis and Jo Locke claimed BDO titles as the annual Malta International Darts Open took place at the Montekristo Estate. Davis, who reached the televised stages of the World Masters just last month, topped his run to the final in Malta two years ago as he clinched the crown with a narrow victory over France’s […]
Brian Dawson took the headlines as the British Darts Organisation's annual pilgrimage to Germany saw the four ranking events produce four different winners.
Katsuya Aiba and Magumi Ouchi were the big winners at the 46th annual JSFD Japan Open in Tokyo earlier today. Photo: Mastercaller.
During a problematic opening day of last week’s World Masters, a written contract emerged that players were urged to sign. The contract would – should they qualify for either the World Masters or the BDO World Championship – forbid them from electing to play in the PDC World Championship held at the Alexandra Palace in […]
The BDO World Championship ladies’ event’s prize fund is to rise from £29,000 to £54,000 from January as confirmed by chairman, Des Jacklin. It has been a well documented problem with the BDO’s ladies’ World Championship for sometime now, but from January, which will be the first edition held at London’s Indigo at the O2, […]
After a now two-year absence, BDO chairman Des Jacklin has revealed that plans are in place to reinstate an Asian qualifier ahead of the 2021 BDO World Championship. Mikuru Suzuki, Mayumi Ouchi and Kasumi Sato have all reached major quarter-finals this year amongst the ladies system, whilst the Men’s World Championship is without an Asian […]
Scott Mitchell, Jim Williams, Lisa Ashton and Mikuru Suzuki are among the stars who will be competing over the next few days in the inaugural Australian in New South Wales.
Sometimes things can get put into serious perspective and this story is one that is bigger than darts and bigger than sport as a whole, but a timely reminder of the power we have as a community to come together to do something great. On May the 11th this year Daniel Booth will be hosting […]
The Egmond Masters, traditionally the final competition in the BDO before the World Championship, has been cancelled and removed from the calendar for 2019. Photo: World Darts Federation.