BBC Renews BDO World Championships Deal Until 2016

By Community | January 7, 2013

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has extended its deal to showcase the British Darts Organisation’s (BDO) World Championships until 2016.

The BBC has broadcast every BDO World Championship since 1978.

“The World Darts Championships are an important part of our sports rights portfolio,” said BBC director of sport Barbara Slater.

“We look forward to bringing our audiences this great tournament through to 2016.”

BDO chairperson Sue Williams said: “This is wonderful news for the BDO, its players and the millions of darts fans who tune in to watch the BBC’s outstanding coverage.”

The 2013 BDO World Championships began on saturday at the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green.