First Televised Nine-dart Finish

First Televised Nine-dart Finish Nowadays, the perfect, nine-dart finish is far more commonplace than was once the case but, even so, a televised nine-dart finish remains a rarity. In 2019, for example, a total of 47 players hit a nine-dart finish in Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) events, but just one them – Michael van Gerwen, during his second round win over Adrian Lewis in the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals – did so in a televised event.

The first televised nine-dart finish was achieved on October 13, 1984 – long before the formation of the PDC, as the World Darts Council (WDC), in January, 1992 – during the MFI World Matchplay at the Fulcrum Centre, Slough. In a quarter-final match between John Lowe and Keith Deller, both former British Darts Organisation (BDO) world champions, Lowe hit six trebles in as many darts, followed by treble 17, treble 18 and double 18, to collect a record prize of £102,000. Lowe won the quarter-final 3-1 and went on to win the whole tournament, beating Cliff Lazarenko 5-3 in the final, for which he received a further £12,000.

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First-ever 9-Dart Finish on TV (VIDEO)

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Paul Henderson ’72 Summit Series Winning Goal

Canada’s Paul Henderson showing the Russian National Ice Hockey Team what he’s made of. Maybe consider this to be ‘the Goal of the Century’.

Canada and Sporting Achievement

Canada and Sporting Achievement With the worlds eyes on the US election right now (and inevitable unnerving aftermath), it brings to mind the many examples of sporting excellence that are present Stateside. The competitive mindset that can cause problems in some fields, has in sport been channeled into creating some of the most captivating moments in sporting history. What though about Uncle Sam’s cousin, Canada. While my only direct experience of the country is the online casino canada website, I’m well aware that Canadians have a reputation of being a little more ‘dialed down’, courteous, less competitive perhaps.

These are all stereotypes though of course, and even if there is a grain (or dollop!) of truth to them, that doesn’t mean that the country lacks those with the most single minded determination known to man! Take 100m Sprinter Donovan Bailey, he was for a time known to be the world’s fastest man. World Champion going into the the 1996 Olympics (held in none other than Atlanta, Unites States!) , he shocked the world by winning gold in 9.84 seconds, becoming – for a time – the fastest man in history. A man later he collected another Gold in the 4x100m.

While I’m playing on meilleurs casinos en ligne , the average sporty Canadian may well be playing Ice Hockey. People around the world often come to associate the country with the sport, and there have been many magical Ice Hockey moments over the years.Take the Russia – Canada of hockey games that happened during the cold war and really captivated the nation. Over seven games, both Canada and Russia had three wins a piece. In game seven though Canadian Paul Henderson managed to score with just seconds to go. He instantly became a Canadian hero. Not only this but he had previously scored in the 6th and 7th games, keeping Canada in the running. Henderson kis a prime example of determination and ability.