Tag: PDC

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…)

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.

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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…)

Some of the world’s top professional darts stars are in action at the inaugural Isle of Wight Christmas Classic in two weeks time.

Tickets are still available for the exciting event on Friday 6 December, which will see Premier League players James Wade, Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld compete at Lower Hyde Holiday Park, Shanklin, which hosted the hugely successful Isle of Wight Pro Masters earlier this year. (more…)

Robert Thornton produced a string of strong showings to reach his first Grand Slam of Darts final but was denied a second PDC major by world number one Phil Taylor on Sunday evening.

Former UK Open winner Thornton continued the good form that saw him win a Players Championship event in Killarney at the end of October, winning five matches over nine days in Wolverhampton before succumbing to ‘The Power’ in the decider.

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Robert Thornton reached his first Grand Slam of Darts semi-final with a commanding victory over Tony O’Shea on Friday evening.

The Scottish ace will meet reigning BDO World Champion Scott Waites on Sunday afternoon after defeating Lakeside runner-up O’Shea 16-6 in Wolverhampton. (more…)