December 2013

Michael van Gerwen, the world number two, has unveiled his new partnership with the UK’s leading electronic cigarette brand, E-Lites, as he bids to become World Darts Champion.

The Dutch sensation, who was last year’s runner-up, is ready to light up London with more dazzling darts displays and is delighted to have E-Lites in his corner throughout the sport’s biggest tournament. (more…)

Darts stars James Wade and Simon Whitlock will have the backing of BetVictor when they arrow in to Alexandra Palace for the 2014 World Championship.

‘The Machine’ and ‘The Wizard’ will be sporting the BetVictor logo on their shirts throughout the biggest tournament in the sport after entering a new sponsorship deal. (more…)

Parc y Scarlets is hosting another evening of top class professional darts following the success of previous events.

Some of the world’s very best players are on show at the 2014 Scarlets Darts Masters, which takes place on 25 January. (more…)

John Henderson knocked number seven seed Dave Chisnall out of the World Championship in a dramatic contest on Sunday evening.

The Scotsman progressed into the second round after winning for the first time at Alexandra Palace, defeating Chisnall in a deciding set tie-break.


Robert Thornton and Paul Nicholson both progressed to round two of the World Championships on a day that saw two nine-darters at Alexandra Palace.

Thornton defeated Max Hopp and Nicholson saw off Stuart Kellett on Saturday evening, following an afternoon session which included the two perfect legs.

Terry Jenkins and Australia’s Kyle Anderson currently share possession of the £30,000 prize-pot after both achieved their first televised nine-dart-finishes, but the pair were eliminated from the tournament nonetheless.

Robert Thornton 3 – 1 Max Hopp – Match report

Paul Nicholson 3 – 0 Stuart Kellett – Match report

By Chris Murphy


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The 2014 Ladbrokes World Darts Championship gets underway on Friday evening as 72 players prepare to do battle for the biggest prize in the sport.

Last year’s runner-up Michael van Gerwen is widely considered to be a major contender to be lifting the Sid Waddell Trophy on New Year’s Day, while James Wade and Simon Whitlock are also hoping to pocket the record £250,000 first prize. (more…)

Simon Whitlock is aiming for glory in the sold-out ‘u moove Untouchables’ darts event, which takes place on Saturday evening at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre.

Whitlock, pictured here with Jody Gough and Tom Soane of title sponsors u moove, wants to be on top form at the Southsea venue as he completes his preparation for the World Championships later this month. (more…)

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