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Betway Extends UK Championship Sponsorship

World Snooker is delighted to announce that Betway has renewed its title sponsorship of the UK Championship for another two years. Betway sponsored the Triple Crown tournament for the first time in 2015, and has now signed up for 2016 and 2017. This season’s tournament at the York Barbican was won by Neil Robertson, who […]

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Brook defends IBF belt against Bizier

Kell Brook will defend his IBF World Welterweight title against mandatory challenger Kevin Bizier at the Sheffield Arena on March 26, live on Sky Sports. Brook makes the third defence of the crown and his second in his hometown fortress in the Steel City following wins against Jo Jo Dan and Frankie Gavin at The […]

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Frampton vs. Quigg lands on SHOWTIME

Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg’s World Super-Bantamweight unification blockbuster will be shown live on SHOWTIME in the US on February 27. Frampton travels to Manchester to put his IBF crown on the line against Bury man Quigg, who defends his WBA strap against his Belfast rival. The sold-out Manchester Arena hosts the hotly-anticipated battle between […]

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GLORIOUS GARY ANDERSON SEALS SENSATIONAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE DEFENCE

GARY ANDERSON completed an incredible defence of the William Hill World Darts Championship with a 7-5 victory against Adrian Lewis in a closely contested and record breaking final at Alexandra Palace on Sunday. Anderson repeated Lewis’ feat of successfully defending his first World Championship title, becoming only the fourth player in history to do so, […]

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PRIZE FUND BOOSTS IN 2016 PDC EXPANSION

PRIZE FUND BOOSTS & AMENDED FORMATS IN 2016 EXPANSION   A BELATED Christmas present for PDC players will see prize money for three major ranking tournaments and Players Championship events increased in 2016 with £650,000 to be added to prize funds on the PDC circuit.   Total prize funds in PDC tournaments worldwide will reach […]

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William Hill World Darts Championship Draw

GARY ANDERSON, Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor will all meet preliminary round winners in the 2016 William Hill World Darts Championship, with the tournament’s draw throwing up a host of tasty ties for the sport’s biggest event. The £1.5 million tournament will see 72 players doing battle at London’s Alexandra Palace from December 17-January […]

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