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Michael van Gerwen stormed to victory in the sixth and final UK Open qualifier of 2014, as the field for the televised finals took shape in Wigan.

van Gerwen defeated Michael Smith 6-0 in Sunday’s final to clinch the £10,000 first prize and his second title since becoming World Champion and world number one on New Year’s Day. (more…)

World Champion and world number one Michael van Gerwen began his Premier League title defence in sensational style by claiming an incredible whitewash win over Phil Taylor.

van Gerwen performed brilliantly, averaging over 109, to defeat the man he displaced from the top of the PDC Order of Merit 7-0 at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. (more…)

Robert Thornton has expressed his delight after extending his partnership with top darts manufacturers Red Dragon Darts.

The Scotsman, who has been working with Red Dragon since 2011, has agreed a new four year sponsorship deal after an extremely successful couple of years. (more…)

Simon Whitlock and Mark Webster won through to the quarter-finals of the World Darts Championship with victories at London’s Alexandra Palace on Friday.

Whitlock is yet to drop a set in the tournament after seeing off Kevin Painter in the afternoon session, while Webster enjoyed a brilliant triumph over Raymond van Barneveld. (more…)