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High dart average

The three dart average in darts is the average score achieved with three darts thrown. Averages are the most cited statistics in matches as they give a rough estimate how well the player played. The longer a match game lasts, the harder it is to maintain a high average as low scoring legs or missed darts at a double bring the average down. While there have been match averages of over 130 in floor tournaments, the world record only lists televised matches, which are easy to verify. Michael van Gerwen is the current world record holder for a televised match with an average of 123.40 thrown i ...

Oldest football clubs

The oldest football clubs trace their origins to the mid-19th century, a period when football evolved from being a casual pastime to an organised, mainstream sport. The identity of the oldest football clubs in the world, or even in a particular country, is often disputed or claimed by several clubs, across several codes of football. Late rugby clubs also referred to themselves, or continue to refer to themselves, as simply a "football club", or as a "rugby football club". "Club" has always meant an independent entity and, during the historical period in question, very few high school or un ...

Oldest football competitions

This is a list of the oldest documented football competitions, played at school, club, national and international levels. The first list contains competitions that have been played continuously. The second is a list of competitions that are now defunct.

Perfect season

A perfect season is a sports season including any requisite playoff portion, in which a team remains and finishes undefeated and untied. The feat is extremely rare at the professional level of any team sport, and has occurred more commonly at the collegiate and scholastic levels in the United States. A perfect regular season is a season excluding any playoffs, where a team remains undefeated and untied; it is less rare than a complete perfect season but still exceptional. A perfect season may be part of a multi-season winning streak. Exhibition games are generally not counted toward standi ...

Personal record

"Personal Best" redirects here. For the 1982 film, see Personal Best. A personal record or personal best frequently abbreviated to PR or PB is an individuals best performance in a given sporting discipline. It is most commonly found in athletic sports, such as track and field, other forms of running, swimming and weightlifting. The term "PR" came from the world of running, referring to a persons best time in a race of a specific distance. So, if someone runs their first 5K race in 28:45, thats their PR for the 5K distance. If they run faster than 28:45 in a subsequent 5K race, then they ha ...

World's biggest cricket bat

The worlds biggest cricket bat is a title that has been sought by the constructors of at least four bats. These bats were both built to commemorate the games of the Cricket World Cup for the year they were constructed.