WDF one step closer to Olympic compliance

April 20, 2016

Yesterday (April 19th 2016) in Lausanne Switzerland, AIMS (Alliance of Independent Members of Recognized Sports) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the IOC that now places them as part of the Olympic movement. What this means, is the WDF being one of the member sports in AIMS, has now become one step closer to Olympic compliance. IOC and AIMS Officially Sign a Memorandum of Understanding


WDF Membership

New members: Full membership Mongolia and Ukraine – effective 26 October 2015 The following memberships lapsed on the dates shown: Full membership The Philippines – effective 31 December 2015 Interim membership Uganda – effective 26 October 2015

January 27, 2016

WDF Eligibility Decision in World Cup 2015

Team Germany filed a protest regarding the eligibility of John Michael of the Greek team to participate in this World Cup. Following the review of the protest we have discovered that he is in breach of the WDF Eligibility Rule (Bye-Law 7.05 (6)) and has therefore been disqualified with immediate effect. Following this decision by the WDF Executive the Greek team decided to withdraw from the tournament. Kemer, 29 October…

October 29, 2015


WDF President Bill Hatter was in attendance at the 2015 SportAccord Convention in Sochi Russia this past weekend. Bill met with IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell and has extended an invite for the IOC to attend the upcoming WDF World Cup In Turkey this October. The IOC were invited to see for themselves the high level and quality of competition of Darts as a Sport that could be included as…

April 27, 2015

New Anti-Doping Rules

WDF Anti-Doping Rules are based on Wada’s Models of Best Practice for International Federations and the World Anti-Doping Code. World-Darts-Federation-Anti-Doping-Rules-WADA-Approved-December-2014  

January 12, 2015

LDO receives recognition from the World Darts Federation

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE LADIES DARTS ORGANISATION AND WORLD DARTS FEDERATION I am very pleased to announce, that as of today, October 11th 2014, The Ladies Darts Organisation has now been officially recognised by the World Darts Federation. We would like to personally thank all of the officials who unanimously passed our request to the WDF. This is truly amazing news, and this now means that we can work alongside…

October 14, 2014

WDF Executive Appointments

November 4, 2013

The World Darts Federation is pleased to announce the details of two Executive appointments, one to fill the vacant position of the WDF President, and the other is the creation of a new Executive position being the WDF Tournament Director. WDF President – Mr Bill Hatter (Canada) Bill Hatter has been actively involved in dart administration since 1986. He began coaching youth darts in his local community and has continuously…


WDF World Youth Rankings Systems

2012 sees the implementation of the first ever WDF World Ranking System for Youth players. We kick-off with the German Gold Cup on Sunday 29th January where there will be separate Singles Events for Boys and Girls. This will be closely followed by the Dutch Open Youth events on Sunday 5th February. During the course of 2012 there will be more than 30 events available to Youth players ending with…

January 9, 2012