Defending champion Martin Adams reached the semi-finals of the BDO World Darts Championship at Frimley Green with a 5-1 win over Ross Smith.
Adrian Lewis has grown tired of being described as "Phil Taylor's former protégé". After taking his one-time practice partner's crown at the PDC world championship the 25-year-old hopes he will be recognised in his own right.
Phil Taylor was only here as a spectator, but the legend of the greatest player in history lived on as his former protégé, Adrian Lewis, won the Professional Darts Corporation's Ladbrokes.com World Championship for the first time here last night. Lewis, another product of the Potteries hotbed that has produced a succession of world-class players, beat Scotland's Gary Anderson 7-5 in a final of the highest quality.
Prince Harry was in the crowd here last night and today the historic venue will witness the coronation of a new king. Gary Anderson and Adrian Lewis will both make their debuts in tonight's final as they chase the £200,000 prize on offer to the winner of the Professional Darts Corporation's Ladbrokes.com World Championship.
Phil Taylor hailed "the proudest day of my life" after he produced two nine-dart finishes to beat James Wade and win the Whyte and Mackay Premier League Darts title.
The Brian Viner Interview: With a week to go before she tries to match her high of a year ago, the trainer reveals the secrets of her success with Mon Mome – and recalls how breaking her neck started a career out of the saddle
The Star Inn in Salford was to close – then its customers stepped in
The Brian Viner Interview: As he prepares to take centre stage at the Masters, the three-time world champion explains how he has learnt to deal with a complex life away from the baize, and why the sport he loves must evolve or die
As he heads back to the Reebok, on a losing run away from home, Sam Allardyce looks back on happier times.
'Trainspotting' author and arrows fan Irvine Welsh is known for chronicling the nation's underbelly. His new film looks at the seedier side of professional darts
Recession needn't mean depression – in fact, the first weeks of 2009 brimmed with heart-warming, gloom-busting stories. John Walsh unearths accounts of serendipity, misfortune overcome and downright silliness that you may have missed
Phil Taylor broke his own record for a major final when producing a brilliant display to hammer Raymond van Barneveld 7-1 in the World Darts Championship and take his 14th world title in London last night.
In the 1970’s it seemed a beer belly was a requirement for any aspiring ‘oche jockey’. Now with talk of darts becoming an Olympic sport, Chris Maume looks at its history