Darts at peace after years of bitter civil war

In the great darts divide, the PDC might have the big names and £300,000 first prize but the BDO is the traditional home of the arrows family. Kevin Garside visits the legendary Lakeside club and finds peace has finally descended on the bitter civil war – all celebrated with fancy dress and a pint, of course

A bright future – in spite of all that gloom

It has been a year to make us think again about how we look at the sports we love, from corrupt chiefs to drugged athletes,but even if we rightly look back in anger and confusion, the new year brings with it plenty of contests to relish, as always