BT Sport Press Release
Darts fans will be focusing on the bullseye on BT Sport this January when the British Darts Organisation (BDO) World Professional Darts Championships are broadcast live from the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green.
BT Sport will be at the Surrey venue to show the global elite take the oche for hours of coverage from the BDO World Championships between Saturday, January 2 and Sunday, January 10.
BT Sport will share live coverage of the Championships with the BBC. Darts fans will be able to tune in to watch their heroes, including three times winner Martin Adams, three times runner-up Tony O’Shea, and the reigning champion Scott Mitchell battle it out to be named world champion.
BT Sport will broadcast live each night throughout the tournament, bringing the best of the action from each evening right through to the final.
The tournament will see 40 men and 16 women compete for the world title and BT Sport will also show highlights each day too. Coverage will be presented by experienced front-man Ray Stubbs with Reshmin Chowdhury reporting on all the action throughout the nine days.
Simon Green, head of BT Sport said:
“Once again we are delighted to be showing the BDO World Darts Championships from the Lakeside Country Club. This adds to the fantastic and diverse live sport and shows we broadcast across our channels. January also hosts Emirates FA Cup 3rd and 4th round plus more from the Barclays Premier League. Then in February the UEFA Champions League and Europa League resume offering a fantastic wide range of sport from topflight football to add to the first class rugby, motorsport, American Sport and tennis.”
BT Sport schedule for the BDO World Darts Championships:
- Saturday, January 2 – 18:30-22:00
- Sunday, January 3 – 18:00-22:00
- Monday, January 4 – 18:00-22:00
- Tuesday, January 5 – 18:00-22:00
- Wednesday, January 6 – 18:00-22:00
- Thursday, January 7 – 17:30-22:00
- Friday, January 8 – 17:30-22:00
- Saturday, January 9 – 18:30-21:00
- Sunday, January 10 – 16:30-20:30