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Ministers urged to ensure World Darts Championship final is free to view

Ministers urged to ensure World Darts Championship final is free to view

The World Darts Championship final should be made free to view so as many people can watch teenage star Luke Littler compete as possible, ministers have been told. The Liberal Democrats suggested it would be “scandalous” for the game not to be aired on ITV and the BBC, as well as on Sky Sports, which is broadcasting the sporting event. Sixteen-year-old Littler is the youngest-ever player to reach the decider of the tournament, and has garnered celebrity status for his performance. The country is gripped by darts fever and the spectacle of 16 yr old Luke Littler becoming a world champion. The final must be free to air on TV so that millions of Brits don’t lose out on this historic moment. Sky Sports should share the rights with the likes of BBC or ITV. — Jamie Stone MP (@Jamie4North) January 2, 2024 On Tuesday night, he secured his place in the final with a 6-2 win over former champion Rob Cross. Ahead of his appearance on Wednesday in the final against Luke Humphries, the …

World Darts Championship quarter-final score and latest updates today

World Darts Championship quarter-final score and latest updates today

Teenage sensation Luke Littler is back in action at the World Darts Championship taking on Brendan Dolan for a place in the semi-finals. Littler, who is only 16, has captured the hearts of darts fans around the world with his performances so far at Alexandra Palace, after adding five-time world champion and icon of the sport Raymond van Barneveld to his list of scalps on Saturday night. That victory has set up this quarter-final contest with Dolan, the Northern Irishman who has knocked on Gerwyn Price and Gary Anderson on his own surprise surge through the rounds. “I have certainly broken the rules and records already but I know if my game is there I can beat even more records,” Littler said. “My game is there, it is every darting kid’s, man’s, whoever’s dream to win it. I have certainly got the game, it is whatever happens on the day, whatever Luke Littler turns up.” Follow the match below and get all the latest darts betting sites offers here. Key Points Luke Littler, 16, taking …