Frequency : Annual, June TV Hours : 24 Hours Live Format : The UK Open has become known as the “FA Cup of Darts” since its introduction in 2003, with top professionals joined by leading amateur players at Bolton’s Reebok Stadium. The open draw nature throws up massive games in early rounds as well as the chance for a new star to be made, while the tournament is unique for having eight stages playing at once around the arena. Prize Fund : £200,000 Nations Represented : UK, Ireland, Holland, Germany, Canada, USA, Australia, Austria, Belgium Venue : Reebok Stadium, Bolton Inaugural Year : 2003 Previous Winners : Phil Taylor (ENG) x 4, Roland Scholten (NED), Raymond van Barneveld (NED) x 2, James Wade (ENG) x2, Robert Thornton (SCO) Website :www.pdc.tv
Snooker’s most prestigious invitation tournament, The Masters, will be back at Alexandra Palace in London next January, and tickets are on sale now.
The event brings together the sport’s elite players,... May 22 2013
MATCHROOM SPORT is delighted to announce an exciting new five year agreement with Sky Sports to bring a variety of outstanding events to the world’s premier sports channel.
Commencing this... April 05 2013
World Snooker is delighted to announce Betfair as the new title sponsor of the sport’s biggest tournament, the World Championship.
The Betfair World Championship will run from April 20 to May... March 25 2013
Sky Sports will take its partnership with the Professional Darts Corporation into a 25th year thanks to a new five-year broadcast deal.
The agreement offers Sky Sports viewers over 50 days... March 07 2013
Motocaddy has been unveiled as the ‘Official Electric Trolley’ brand of the PGA EuroPro Tour for an eighth consecutive year, supporting a professional circuit that has produced Major winners including... February 05 2013
Following the outstanding success of the Betfair Masters, prize money for snooker's greatest invitation event will be increased from £500,000 to £600,000 next year.
The top prize for the 2014... January 21 2013
Matchroom Sport and Sauerland Promotion are delighted to announce that Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler will fight in Britain.
The huge super middleweight rematch is the fight of the year in... January 15 2013
The BBC will continue to broadcast snooker’s biggest domestic tournaments until at least 2017, extending the current agreement by three years.
The BBC will continue as host broadcaster of the World... January 09 2013
THE McCoy's Premier League Darts will feature TEN players in 2013 under a new format which was announced on Wednesday evening, with Michael van Gerwen, Wes Newton and Robert Thornton... January 02 2013