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date: 14 October 2019


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Patrick ChaplinPatrick CHAPLIN

Darts is one of the oldest established English pub target games that, since the late 1970s, has become one of the most popular indoor sports in the world. Darts is often thought of as a derivative of javelins, crossbow bolts, and archery. The earliest type of dartboard was a concentric target, a miniature form of the archery target. Darts can be played alone, in pairs, or by teams. It has no restrictions in terms of gender, ability or disability, size, height, or ethnic origin. ...

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