DARTS: McCoy’s Premier League Darts 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

February 5, 2013

The biggest names in world darts embark on a 14-week long roadshow across the UK as they entertain packed-out arenas in the 2013 edition of the McCoys Premier League.

Now in its ninth year, the competition will see ten elite players battle it out for a chance to reach May’s finals at the O2 Arena in London.

The tournament features a bold new format for 2013 as it expands from eight to ten players for the new season, with Sky Sports screening live coverage of all the action over 14 consecutive weeks, starting in Belfast on February 7.

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DARTS: Betfair World Cup of Darts 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

January 29, 2013

Take your place as the arrows fly once again at the Alsterdorfer Sporthalle in Hamburg for the 2013 PDC World Cup of Darts.

The top two throwers from 24 nations will step up to the oche to battle in straight knockout competition and Sky Sports will show all three days of the £150,000 event exclusively live.

England’s pairing of Phil Taylor and Adrian Lewis lifted the title in 2012 after defeating Australian duo Simon Whitlock and Paul Nicholson in a breathtaking final.

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CHRISTMAS WATCH: Friday 21st December

December 20, 2012

Sport On The Box’s Christmas Watch series returns for the festive period of 2012 as we guide you through all the must-see live sporting events each day, plus highlighting the best review shows and documentaries as this sensational sporting year draws to a close.

The pick of the live action on Friday sees a double session of live darts as the second round of the 2013 PDC World Championship begins at Alexandra Palace, featuring 15-time world champion Phil Taylor’s against young Dutchman Jerry Hendriks.

Elsewhere the stars of Welsh sport gather to look back on superb 12 months of achievement and accolades in BBC Wales’ Sports Review of the Year.

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DARTS: PDC Ladbrokes World Championship 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

December 9, 2012

Darts’ biggest and richest prize is up for grabs as the 2013 PDC World Championship gets underway this Friday night, live and exclusive on Sky Sports over the festive period.

The £1 million tournament will be held for the sixth successive year at London’s Alexandra Palace from December 14 to January 1, where the world’s finest players strive to get their hands on the ultimate prize, which has been in the possession of Adrian ‘Jackpot’ Lewis for the past two years.

Sky Sports has live coverage of every throw from every match of the 20th staging of the PDC World Championship, as a total of 72 elite throwers from across the globe will compete over 15 days to lift the new Sid Waddell trophy, renamed in loving memory of the celebrated and hugely popular Sky Sports commentator who sadly passed away earlier this year.

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DARTS: PDC Players Championship 2012 – Live on ITV4

November 26, 2012

A busy couple of months for darts fans begins with the Cash Converters Players Championship at the Skyline Pavillion in Minehead.

With the PDC World Championship on the horizon, the £250,000 tournament is the last chance for the top names on the circuit to lay down their marker ahead of the sport’s showpiece event starting in mid-December.

All three days of the 2012 Players Championship Finals will be screened live and for free on ITV4 and ITV4 HD.

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DARTS: William Hill Grand Slam of Darts 2012 – Live on Sky Sports

November 5, 2012

Thirty-two of the world’s greatest players descend on the Wolverhampton Civic Hall for the 2012 William Hill Grand Slam of Darts, live on Sky Sports.

Held over nine days, the competition was the first in the UK to see players from the sport’s rival organisations, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) and the British Darts Organisation (BDO).

Since the inaugural tournament in 2007, this unique event has established itself as one of the toughest and most competitive tournaments on the world darts circuit, and is only open to the very best.

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DARTS: ESPN to screen 2012 European Championship

August 8, 2012

ESPN will broadcast live and exclusive coverage of the European Darts Championship as the top players in Europe compete in Germany this September.

Viewers will be able to watch live action from each day of the tournament as ESPN and the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) team up for the first time to broadcast a major darts event.

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TV: Barry Hearn documentary to air on BBC Two

April 27, 2012

The life and career of sports promoter Barry Hearn, one of the most colourful and powerful characters in the business, is to be the subject of a new BBC Two documentary.

Barry Hearn: The People’s Promoter presents an insight into the self-made millionaire who worked his way up from humble beginnings to manage some of the biggest stars in sport, as well as elevate pastimes such as darts and snooker into unlikely sporting success stories.

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DARTS: PDC Ladbrokes World Championship 2012 – Live on Sky Sports

December 14, 2011

Adrian Lewis will start the defence of his PDC Ladbrokes World Championship title on the opening night of the 19th staging of darts’ biggest and richest showpiece.

Every dart thrown over 15 days during the festive period at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace will be shown live and exclusively on Sky Sports, as 72 of the best players from across the globe fight for their share of the lucrative £1 million prize fund, the largest of its kind anywhere in the sport.

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DARTS: William Hill Grand Slam of Darts 2011 – Live on Sky Sports

November 6, 2011

The world’s greatest players from both sides of the darting divide collide in Wolverhampton for nine days of breathtaking drama and nail biting tension – in the fifth edition of the Grand Slam of Darts – live on Sky Sports.

Elite competitors from the British Darts Organisation (BDO) and the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), including three-time Grand Slam winner Phil Taylor, reigning champion Scott Waites and current PDC World Champion Adrian Lewis, will go head-to-head for the title.

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DARTS: PDC Players Championship returns to ITV4

September 13, 2011

Darts’ Players Championship Finals is to be broadcast live on ITV4, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) has announced.

The free-to-air digital channel will follow up their successful screening of the PartyPoker.net European Championship in July by broadcasting the £250,000 event at the Doncaster Dome from December 8-11.

“We are delighted that ITV4 have chosen to extend their coverage of our events at the Players Championship Finals,” said PDC Chairman Barry Hearn.

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DARTS: ITV4 to televise PDC European Championship

June 24, 2011

ITV is to step back into televised PDC darts by screening the Partypoker.net European Championship.

Tony Wrighton will host the network’s coverage, along with commentators Stuart Pyke, Alan Warriner-Little and Chris Mason. All of ITV4’s coverage will be broadcast in high definition.

The £200,000 tournament will be played from July 28-31 at the Maritim Hotel in Dusseldorf, Germany, as 32 players compete for the £50,000 title.

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