As part of its strategy to build a range of sports offerings in the UK, ESPN is taking its first throw at darts with live coverage of the Winmau World Masters.

The 2011 Winmau World Masters will add to part of ESPNís growing line-up of UK and international sport which includes the Barclays Premier League, Aviva Premiership Rugby, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, UEFA Europa League, Serie A, Bundesliga the NFLís Monday Night Football, NBA, UFC, AFL and French Top 14 rugby.

The sports broadcast leader has agreed provide live and exclusive coverage from all three days of the British Darts Organisationís (BDOís) flagship tournament from 2Ė4 September.

The tournament is the oldest established major in World Darts (first played in 1974) and the 2011 event at the Hull Arena will see darts legend and reigning World Masters and World Professional Darts Championship title holder Martin Adams attempt to spear a fourth consecutive win.

ESPNís live televised darts coverage will be led by leading UK sports anchor Ray Stubbs, presenter of both the BDO World Professional Darts Championships and the Winmau World Masters for several years during his time with the BBC. All discussion and analysis will come live from the tournament.

ESPN goes for the bullseye

As part of its strategy to build a range of sports offerings in the UK, ESPN is taking its first throw at darts with live coverage of the Winmau World Masters.

The 2011 Winmau World Masters will add to part of ESPNís growing line-up of UK and international sport which includes the Barclays Premier League, Aviva Premiership Rugby, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, UEFA Europa League, Serie A, Bundesliga the NFLís Monday Night Football, NBA, UFC, AFL and French Top 14 rugby.

The sports broadcast leader has agreed provide live and exclusive coverage from all three days of the British Darts Organisationís (BDOís) flagship tournament from 2Ė4 September.

The tournament is the oldest established major in World Darts (first played in 1974) and the 2011 event at the Hull Arena will see darts legend and reigning World Masters and World Professional Darts Championship title holder Martin Adams attempt to spear a fourth consecutive win.

ESPNís live televised darts coverage will be led by leading UK sports anchor Ray Stubbs, presenter of both the BDO World Professional Darts Championships and the Winmau World Masters for several years during his time with the BBC. All discussion and analysis will come live from the tournament.
















Editor | 07-07-2011