Category: International News

John Michael and Deta Hedman claim top honours

The 31st edition of the Malta International Darts Open came to an end last Thursday with top quality darts witnessed throughout the 3-day event. 256 men, 51 ladies and 6 players in the disability competition participated in the singles competition with another 137 pairs in the doubles competition for a total of 450 entries.

In the men’s singles the competition the final was contested between the

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Power turned off by former electrician Rob Cross in Darts Worlds

Article by Gianluca Lia

Former electrician Rob Cross turned off ‘The Power’ for the final time as he denied the retiring Phil Taylor a 17th world title with a stunning 7-2 victory at Alexandra Palace.

The 57-year-old had aspirations of ending his illustrious career in fairytale fashion but would not have envisaged the kind of performance Cross was to produce in his maiden William Hill

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Lakeside 2018 – Monday 8th January – Preview

Link from the official BDO website: http://www.bdodarts.com/lakeside18-day3.php

David Cameron Canada Vs Michael Unterbuchner Germany

Canada’s David Cameron, a first-round loser to eventual finalist Danny Noppert last year, had a good 2017, winning five tournaments on the North American circuit and meets Michael Unterbuchner in a preliminary-round match. The German makes his Lakeside debut after coming through five qualifying matches, dropping

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Lakeside 2018 – Sunday 7th January – Preview

Link from the official BDO website: http://www.bdodarts.com/lakeside18-day2.php

No 1 seed Glen Durrant is bracing himself for the toughest match of his career when he starts the defence of his BDO Lakeside World championship on Sunday lunchtime. The record books show Eric Bristow and Raymond van Barneveld are the only first-time winners of the BDO championship to retain the trophy – and that’s

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Cross dumps Van Gerwen out of the Darts Worlds in thriller

16-time world champion Phil Taylor awaits in the final

Article by Gianluca Lia

Link: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171231/sport/cross-dumps-van-gerwen-out-of-the-darts-worlds-in-thriller.666801

Rob Cross ended Michael van Gerwen’s title defence in an Alexandra Palace classic to book a William Hill World Darts Championship final date with Phil Taylor.

The Englishman led for much of the semi-final and eventually finished off the defending

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Taylor moves closer to potential 17th world title

Article by Gianluca Lia

Link: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171230/sport/taylor-moves-closer-to-potential-17th-world-title.666744

Phil Taylor held off a spirited fightback from Gary Anderson to move closer to a dream William Hill World Darts Championship final against defending champion Michael van Gerwen.

The 57-year-old, playing in his last tournament before retirement, claimed a

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Lakeside 2018 – Saturday 6th January – Preview

Link from the official BDO website: http://www.bdodarts.com/lakeside18-day1.php

Mark McGeeney England Vs Martin Adams England

Lakeside legends Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams and Lisa Ashton both toe the oche on the opening day of the 41st BDO World Championship. Adams makes his 25th consecutive appearance at the championship – he lifted the trophy in 2007, 2010 and 2011 – and Ashton also starts her bid for a fourth women’s title in five

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