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By John Lowe, Nov 24 2014 03:32PM

The world’s top players will descend on Alexandra Palace from December 18 to January 4 for some thrilling tungsten action, with the winner collecting a whopping £250,000 in prize money.

And the 72 entrants will learn their fate next week when the draw is made on Sky Sports News HQ on December 2.

Michael van Gerwen became the youngest ever World Championship winner when he defeated Peter Wright in the final last January.

The Dutchman will face stiff competition from the likes of Adrian Lewis, Peter Wright, James Wade and 16-time world champion Phil Taylor, who suffered a shock second-round exit at the hands of Michael Wright last year.

Also competing will be 2014 BDO world champion Stephen Bunting, who has made the switch across to the PDC.

To coincide with the start of the World Championship, Sky Sports will for the first time dedicate an entire channel to darts.

Sky Sports Darts will launch on December 18 and offer viewers over 370 hours of programming. The channel will offer 18 days of non-stop tungsten television, as the biggest names in arrows battle for the Sid Waddell Trophy in front of sell-out crowds at Alexandra Palace.

Sky Sports 3 will become Sky Sports Darts at 6am on December 18 and be the home of darts until January 5. As well as live coverage of the World Championship, Sky Sports Darts will screen a host of programmes and features including a fascinating documentary with reigning champion van Gerwen.

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John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.

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About John Lowe

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Mr Maximums: Cliff Thorburn the first player to do a 147 Snooker clearance on TV and myself the first person to do the 9 dart 501 on TV

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John appeared on ITV's Amazing Greys in 2014 he had to hit as many targets as possible in 30 seconds, all the targets where different heights and lengths, if the competitor beat John he would win £10,000, John won by a margin of 9.

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One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.

John Explains his darts set up
  • John talks to Matthew Rankin Unicorns Player Liaison Manager about his current darts set up and how important it is to have  balanced darts, click the button above to see the whole interview

Royal Palm is John's favourite resort in Tenerife situated in Los Cristianos, it has everything you could ask for to make your stay enjoyable, immaculate in every way, all English TV and Satelite channels, quite, secure, close to excellent restaurants and friendly Bars, for a full tour of Royal Palm click the photograph above. Make sure you inform the Manager Neil I sent you, it makes a difference.

Unicorns YouTube Channel and all the interviews with John, click the buttons to view.

John's Tips from the Top

John talks to Tungsten Tales and explains his practise routine before a match and why he does it his way.


More Unicorn YouTube inveriews to follow, to view recent interviews click the buttons above, to visit the Unicorn main page for all product news and product viewing click the Unicorn logo at the top of the page.

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The next generation of players begins now.

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World Champion Darts in Tungsten Titanium

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30 seconds of John Lowe

A quick fire 30 seconds of John Lowe

John Lowe's Sporting Heros

John talks about his sporting heros

John's in depth career interview

John talks to Unicorn about his amazing career

The moment in history that changed the sport and

the life of John Lowe forever: 13/10/1984

The Dart designed by John Lowe developed and produced by Unicorn to win over 1000 titles world wide - copied and used by others to win countless major titles - this is where the Evolution started.

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John was Unicorns first World champion

John Lowe - The Throw 1978-2008

The Throw of a World Champion

John is credited by many professionals in the sport including

Phil Taylor to have the perfect throwing action, this video shows John's action from 1978 through 2008, the only thing that changes is the speed of throw and John decides that when knowing who his opponent will be, for full detail record on your mobile and slow down to see all movements.