Sky Sports to Launch New Darts Channel

By iSportconnect | November 13, 2014

Sky Sports will be launching a sports channel dedicated to darts in December.

Sky Sports Darts will debut on December 18 and will include live coverage of one of the sports’ major events, case the William Hill World Darts Championship.

Sky Sports 3 will become Sky Sports Darts at 6am on December 18 and be the home of darts until January 5.

Barney Francis, prostate Sky Sports Managing Director, unhealthy said: “Sky Sports Darts will offer all the drama, excitement and atmosphere from Alexandra Palace for two weeks over Christmas. The channel will show every match live, all the build-up and analysis plus a fantastic schedule of features too.”

Phil Taylor, 16-time world champion, added: “It will be interesting to watch some of the old World Championships from the Circus Tavern again and compare it to now when we play darts in front of thousands every night at Ally Pally and the sport has its own dedicated channel. It shows just how far the sport has come.”