Third title for “old geezer” Adams against impressive debutant Winstanley

Martin Adams joined an exclusive club of three times winners as he won a 131-minute thriller against debutant Dean Winstanley 7-5. But the 54-year-old veteran from Peterborough, the 1/2 on favourite was made to work for his victory after seeing the third seed reverse a 2-0 deficit and twice lead the match. After firing home the title-winning double eight he declared: “I am still the old geezer of this tournament…

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Giant of darts Gulliver lifts ninth world crown

Trina Gulliver chalked up her ninth world championship in 11 years toppling Welsh international Rhian Edwards 2-0 in 23 minutes. In a repeat of last year’s final Gulliver from Somerset justified her top seeding but was made hard to work for the victory by the impressive Welsh player. Remarkably Gulliver, the giant of women’s darts has appeared in every final since the women’s competition was launched in 2001. The diminutive…

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8th Indian National Darts Championships

The All Indian National Darts Association Championships were played recently in Kolkata, West Bengal recently. We received the following results from the All Indian Darts Association. The finals gave the following results:Men’s Singles: Amit Gilitwala (Gujarat)  4 v 3  Ankit Goenka (West Bengal)Women’s Singles: Jan Janakiraman (Karnataka)  3 v 0  Vijaya Tecksinghani (Maharashtra)Boys Singles: Amit Gilitwala (Gujarat)  2 v 0  Vicky Patel (Gujarat)Girls Singles: Parama Bose (West Bengal)  2 v…

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WDF Monetary Awards: Wolfie & Deta top the 2010 rankings

The WDF World Ranking Tables for 2010 are now complete. As is customary, the WDF rewards the most successful players on a worldwide basis in  the form of The WDF Annual Monetary Awards. The awards go to the top five men and women in the WDF World Rankings after the conclusion of the final event of 2010. In addition awards are presented to the top three men and women who…

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Philippine Masters and the Philippine International Open of 2010

The Philippine Masters and the Philippine International Open of 2010 was held two days in a row with players from Malaysia, Sabah, England, Brunei, Dubai and Sweden. The Philippine Masters was won by 3-time Philippine Open (2006, 2007 & 2008) Champion, 2009 French and Korean Opens and 2010 Malaysian Open Singles Champion Ronald “The Highlander” Briones 6-4 and now reigns as the Philippines top player over the newest darting sensation 18…

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Zuiderduin Masters 2010: Results Overview

Scotland’s Ross Montgomery made a sensational recovery to land the Zuiderduin Masters title in Egmon aan Zee today. He went into the interval 4-0 down in sets but staged a tremendous fight back to clinch the title by 5 sets to 4. England’s Trina Gulliver also came from behind when she took the last two sets to record a narrow 2-1 win over Francisca Hoenselaar. The Youth title went to…

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Darts in Germany accepted into the German Olympic Sports Federation

At a meeting of the German Olympic Sports Federation in Munich on Saturday 4th. the DDV, the German Darts Federation, won a vote to become a member of the DOSB. With representatives of the other recognised sport federations present in a voting capacity the DDV won a resounding victory gaining a unanimous vote of 461 to zero.

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Italian Open 2010 – titles for Franco Bertini and Laura Ariani

Franco Bertini has won the Italian Open mens singles title in Pieve di Cento. He beat fellow Italian Luca Catallo 5 – 2 in the final.  The ladies title went to Laura Ariani when she defeated Giadi Ciofi 4 – 2. Last 8 Men Last 8 Women 1 FRANCO BERTINI ITA 2 LUCA CATALLO ITA 3 MARCO FRAMBOAS ITA 3 LUCA QUAINI ITA 5 MAURO CASOTTO ITA 5 CLAUDIO CATTONAR…

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Centerparcs Masters 2010 – Titles for Scotty and Francis

England’s Scotty Mitchell took the Singles title at the CenterParcs Masters which was played in Lommel, Belgium today. Scotty had a 3-0 sets win over surprise package Vern Sheppard who plays his County darts for Middlesex. In the Semi-Finals Scotty took out Tony West (who had just beaten brother Steve) in two straight sets while Vern got the better of Willy van de Wiel 2-1. As a result of his…

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Malta Open 2010 – Wins for Roy Brown and Kerry Simmonds

England`s Roy Brown defeated Andy Keen, also from England, to win this years Malta Open.  In the ladies event it was also an all english affair with Kerry Simmonds beating Lakeside qualifier Wendy Reinstadtler to take the title. Last 8 Men: 1. Roy Brown England 2. Andy Keen England 3. Chris Aubrey England 3. Wayne Thurlow England 5. Eddie Simmonds England 5. Ken Sowerby England 5. Andreas Krockel Germany 5….

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