The BDO World Championships, aired on the BBC for over 30 years, was led by the greats from Eric Bristow and Phil Taylor to current talents such as Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson. However, the original ‘world championships’ has had quite the fall from grace with sparse crowds and lack of sponsors hanging over the competition this year.
Tour de Force! Biggest ever Tour de France presentation as 10,000 cram into Leeds’ First Direct Arena
Thousands will flock to roadsides in Rochdale and across Yorkshire this weekend as northern England hosts the Grand Départ of the world’s biggest sporting event, featuring 198 riders, 22 teams, plenty of gritted teeth and 3,656 kilometres of racing.