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Vincent van der Voort earned the right to play in next week’s Grand Slam of Darts after winning through Monday’s wildcard qualifier in Wigan.

The rapid Dutchman was one of four men to take up a place at the Wolverhampton tournament as he, Justin Pipe, Peter Wright and Stuart Kellett fought their way through a field of over 180 hopefuls competing for a spot in the televised event. (more…)

Andover darts fans are in for a treat when some of the best players in the world appear in the town on November 7.

The PDC stars, including 2013 Premier League Darts winner Michael van Gerwen, are appearing at an exclusive event at Andover Leisure Centre. (more…)

James Wade moved into the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix in Dublin after defeating Simon Whitlock in a thrilling match on Friday evening.

The two-time winner of the double-start tournament took out a brilliant 101 finish to win a last leg decider, edging an exciting encounter to progress to the last four.

Wade continues his pursuit of an eighth major title when he meets Phil Taylor in the semi-finals on Saturday.

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Michael van Gerwen will meet Raymond van Barneveld in the second round of the World Grand Prix after the Dutch pair both claimed comfortable victories in Dublin on Tuesday evening.

Defending champion van Gerwen averaged over 104 in a two nil defeat of John Part, while ‘Barney’ saw off Stuart Kellett by the same scoreline.

The World Cup team-mates will go head to head on Thursday for a place in the quarter-finals. (more…)

Two-time World Grand Prix winner James Wade is in opening night action when the double-start event gets underway in Dublin on Monday evening.

Wade, who has amassed seven PDC major titles to date, takes on Steve Beaton at the Citywest Hotel, as ‘The Machine’ bids to repeat the form that saw him win the unique tournament, which requires players to start and finish each leg by hitting a double, in 2007 and 2010. (more…)

Double World Grand Prix champion James Wade will take on Steve Beaton in the opening round of this year’s tournament in Dublin, where Michael van Gerwen will begin his title defence against Canada’s John Part. (more…)

The groups for the 2013 Championship League Darts have been announced, with James Wade, Michael van Gerwen and Simon Whitlock featuring in Group One, which takes place on Tuesday September 24.

The internet-streamed event will see play across nine days, with the eight individual Group Winners going on to contest the title in the Winners Group on Thursday October 24.

Some of the world’s best professional darts players will be on show at the inaugural Isle of Wight Christmas Classic on Friday 6 December.

The exciting event sees the return of top class darts action to Lower Hyde Holiday Park, Shanklin, which hosted the hugely successful Isle of Wight Pro Masters earlier this year. (more…)

One of the world’s leading darters has taken the chance to brush up on his painting skills – after being inspired by having a colour named after him.

Ayrshire ace Robert Thornton is one of five oche favourites to feature on the ‘Colours of the Darts Scene’ colour card created by Leyland Paints along with Simon Whitlock, Mark Webster, Premier League champion Michael van Gerwen and James Wade. (more…)