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2019 Unibet Premier League Night Two

Feb 15, 2019

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD battled back from 6-2 down to earn his first point of his final Unibet Premier League campaign against Gerwyn Price on Night Two at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

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Gurney: ‘Now I can look to kick on and do some damage'

Feb 15, 2019

Daryl Gurney claimed his first win of the season against contender Glen Durrant in a clinical finishing performance.

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CROSS AFTER BRILLIANT WIN OVER WADE IN GLASGOW: ‘I’VE BEEN WORKING HARD ON MY GAME AND IT’S PAYING OFF’

Feb 15, 2019

Rob Cross produced a brilliant performance to edge out James Wade on the second night of Premier League action in Glasgow.

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‘Now I’m top of the table I want to stay there'

Feb 15, 2019

Michael van Gerwen eased through to a second Premier League win of the season against Mensur Suljovic.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Glasgow Preview

Feb 14, 2019

THE 2019 Unibet Premier League continues with Night Two at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Thursday, as Glen Durrant makes his highly-anticipated debut.

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PDC Supports CDC North American Circuit

Feb 14, 2019

THE PDC has expanded its support of darts across north America with a significant investment in the Championship Darts Corporation's Magic Darts CDC circuit.

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Wright isn't convinced on Smith...

Feb 14, 2019

Peter Wright will take on Michael Smith in the Premier League on Thursday in Newcastle and has started the war of words with the St Helens ace pre game.

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Van Gerwen: "I'm totally focused on playing to my best level"

Feb 14, 2019

Michael van Gerwen only just edged past Michael Smith on the opening week of the Premier League.

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Durrant: 'I'm Going To Enjoy Every Second'

Feb 13, 2019

GLEN DURRANT is determined to make the most of his Unibet Premier League debut in Glasgow on Thursday on the back of a 'magical month'.

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TED EVETTS: “I BELIEVE I CAN WIN ANY GAME I PLAY”

Feb 13, 2019

There’s no doubting that Ted Evetts is one of the most exciting young players in PDC darts.

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GLEN DURRANT PREPARES FOR PREMIER LEAGUE CAREER HIGH: “I’M ON CLOUD NINE”

Feb 13, 2019

Glen Durrant is ready to hit yet another high in a remarkable career.

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PREMIER LEAGUE STATISTICS AFTER WEEK ONE IN NEWCASTLE

Feb 13, 2019

The statistics have been compiled from the first night of the Premier League in Newcastle ahead of the second night to come in Glasgow.

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Jenkins Secures Ladbrokes UK Open Spot

Feb 12, 2019

FORMER semi-finalist Andy Jenkins has secured his return to the Ladbrokes UK Open after winning the Rileys South Benfleet Qualifier on Saturday.

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Phil Taylor leaps to Gerwyn Price's defence: ‘It's disgusting, I would object and I wouldn't pay that’

Feb 12, 2019

Gerwyn Price has plenty of detractors, but he does have PDC legend Phil Taylor in his corner.

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WAYNE MARDLE: I TOLD GERWYN PRICE TO APPEAL AGAINST HIS DRA FINE

Feb 12, 2019

Wayne Mardle has urged Gerwyn Price to fight back against a record DRA fine and the “boo boys”.

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Chisnall Ends Title Drought At PC2

Feb 10, 2019

DAVE CHISNALL ended his 18-month wait for a PDC title at Players Championship 2 with a dramatic 8-7 victory over Glen Durrant on a day which saw a record-breaking four nine-darters hit in Wigan on Sunday.

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Van Gerwen Maintains Winning Run With PC1 Title

Feb 9, 2019

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN continued his winning start to 2019 by claiming the Players Championship 1 title with an 8-4 triumph over Jermaine Wattimena in the final at Wigan's Robin Park Tennis Centre.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Night One

Feb 8, 2019

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN edged out Michael Smith 7-5, while Chris Dobey earned a 6-6 draw with Mensur Suljovic on a highly-entertaining opening night of the 2019 Unibet Premier League in Newcastle.

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Stats Analysis: The Premier League Contenders

Feb 8, 2019

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at how the nine Contenders will stack up against the Unibet Premier League players.

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2019 Players Championship 3-4 Entries

Feb 8, 2019

ENTRIES have been confirmed for the second Players Championship double-header of the year at Wigan's Robin Park Tennis Centre on February 16-17.

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Wade after first win on return to the Premier League: 'It felt like my first day at school all over again'

Feb 8, 2019

James Wade claimed a win on his return to the Premier League seeing off fellow former champion, Raymond van Barneveld.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Newcastle Preview

Feb 7, 2019

THE 2019 Unibet Premier League gets underway on Thursday at Newcastle's Utilita Arena as Michael van Gerwen and Michael Smith face off in a replay of the World Championship final.

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2019 Pundits' Predictions League Night One

Feb 7, 2019

Six pundits have submitted their predictions for the opening night of the 2019 Unibet Premier League in Newcastle.

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Wayne Mardle insists there is 'no right way' of doing things after Premier League darts changes

Feb 6, 2019

"There's no right way so people have just got to swallow it and get on with it. They're going to end up watching it anyway because it's great fun and it's darts. Let's just enjoy the darts"

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Dobey To Make Dream Come True

Feb 5, 2019

CHRIS DOBEY will make a dream come true on Thursday when he makes his Unibet Premier League debut in front of his hometown crowd at Newcastle's Utilita Arena.

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Five In A Row For Van Gerwen At BetVictor Masters

Feb 4, 2019

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN claimed an incredible fifth successive triumph at the BetVictor Masters with an 11-5 win over James Wade in Sunday's final in Milton Keynes.

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Newton Amongst Rileys Amateur Qualifiers

Feb 4, 2019

FORMER finalist Wes Newton will make his Ladbrokes UK Open return next month after winning through the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers on Saturday.

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Premier League 'Contenders' To Replace Injured Anderson

Feb 4, 2019

NINE new names will replace the injured Gary Anderson in the opening nine nights of the 2019 Unibet Premier League.

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BetVictor Masters: Stats Analysis

Feb 1, 2019

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at how experience in long-format matches could play a big part in this weekend's BetVictor Masters.

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Josh Payne among the players confirmed for the first Players Championship of 2019

Feb 1, 2019

ENTRIES have been confirmed for the first Players Championship double-header of 2019 at Wigan's Robin Park Tennis Centre on February 9-10.

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Greater Prize Money Distribution In 2018

Feb 1, 2019

PRIZE MONEY across the PDC circuit continued to spread in 2018 as players around the world benefited from the PDC's ongoing investment in the sport.

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Glen Durrant interview: How his life has changed after PDC Q-School success

Jan 29, 2019

Glen Durrant has been drafting his resignation letter with a heavy heart.

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PDC Awards

Jan 23, 2019

Michael van Gerwen was named as the PDC player of the year as the reigning world champion scooped two trophies at The Dorchester in London.

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SIXTEEN PLAYERS FOR 2019 GERMAN SUPER LEAGUE CONFIRMED

Jan 15, 2019

The German Super League has five weekends with every weekend all players facing each other meaning 75 matches overall are played.

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BDO World Darts Championship: Mikuru Suzuki becomes women's world champion after beating Lorraine Winstanley

Jan 14, 2019

Mikuru Suzuki claimed an historic 3-0 victory over Lorraine Winstanley in the women's final of the BDO World Darts Championship at the Lakeside.

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BDO World Darts Championship results: Glen Durrant wins third Lakeside title in a row to equal Eric Bristow's record

Jan 13, 2019

Glen Durrant defeated Scott Waites 7-3 as he claimed an historic third successive BDO World Darts Championship title at the Lakeside.

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BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Baker at the Lakeside

Jan 11, 2019

Reigning BDO world champion Glen Durrant scraped into the quarter-finals of the 2019 tournament with a 4-3 win over fellow Englishman Scott Baker.

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2019 PRIZE FUND BREAKDOWNS

Jan 11, 2019

It has been revealed that the prize funds for PDC events would rise to £14m in 2019.

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Rankings Ahead Of 2019 Campaign

Jan 10, 2019

AS the dust settles on the 2018/19 William Hill World Darts Championship, we take a look at which players were the biggest risers and fallers following darts' biggest-ever event.

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Stats Analysis: Running For Cover

Jan 10, 2019

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at how Michael van Gerwen's accuracy on treble 19 helped him become a three-time World Champion.

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BDO World Darts Championships results: Wins for Scott Mitchell and Glen Durrant; Dave Parletti picked off by Krzysztof Kciuk

Jan 9, 2019

A review of Tuesday action at the BDO World Darts Championships

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UK Q School Deadline Approaching

Jan 9, 2019

PLAYERS have just six days to enter the 2019 UK Qualifying School, which will be the last chance to win a PDC Tour Card.

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Anastasia Dobromyslova beats Laura Turner to make BDO quarter-finals

Jan 8, 2019

Dobromyslova, one of two women alongside Lisa Ashton to star at the World Darts Championship, comprehensively beat Laura Turner on Monday.

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BDO WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 SCHEDULE: TUESDAY 8 JANUARY

Jan 7, 2019

It’s day four of the BDO World Championship. And it’s time for the women’s top seed and the men’s world champion to join the Lakeside party.

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Zonneveld Secures Tour Card

Jan 4, 2019

NIELS ZONNEVELD secured the first PDC Tour Card available at the 2019 European Qualifying School in Hildesheim, Germany.

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Van Gerwen sets sights on Premier Legue defense after regaining World Championship

Jan 4, 2019

Michael van Gerwen has set his sights on defending his Premier League title after regaining his World title this past weekend.

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2019 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers Info

Jan 4, 2019

THE details for the 2019 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers for the Ladbrokes UK Open have been confirmed ahead of the knockouts to be staged in January and February.

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Van Gerwen: 'I Handled The Pressure'

Jan 3, 2019

Michael Van Gerwen believes his ability to handle pressure was the key to winning the 2018/19 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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2019 PDC European Qualifying School Entries

Jan 3, 2019

A field of 249 players have entered the 2019 PDC European Qualifying School, which will be held from January 3-6 in Hildesheim, Germany.

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PDC ORDER OF MERIT AFTER THE 2019 PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Jan 3, 2019

You’ll never guess who’s top of the PDC Order of Merit.

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PRIZE FUND REMAINS UNCHANGED FOR 2019 BDO WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

Jan 3, 2019

The prize fund has remained unchanged for the 2019 BDO World Darts Championship taking place at Lakeside starting this weekend.

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Van Gerwen Lifts Third World Title

Jan 2, 2019

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN won the William Hill World Darts Championship for a third time with a 7-3 victory over Michael Smith at London's Alexandra Palace on Tuesday.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Field Announced

Jan 1, 2019

Former champion James Wade will return to the Unibet Premier League in 2019 following confirmation of the ten-player field for the tournament, which also features Raymond van Barneveld for a final season ahead of his retirement.

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PDC WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 PREVIEW: THE FINAL – VAN GERWEN VS SMITH

Dec 31, 2018

I’m going to go out on a limb with a prediction for this preview. A Michael will win the 2019 PDC World Championship.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day Six

Dec 19, 2018

DARYL GURNEY eased into the third round of the William Hill World Darts Championship with a straight sets victory over Ross Smith on Tuesday at Alexandra Palace, London.

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Van Barneveld speaks out after shock loss

Dec 19, 2018

Raymond van Barneveld on being knocked out of the PDC World Darts Championship at his first hurdle to Darius Labanauskas.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day Five

Dec 18, 2018

DARIUS LABANAUSKAS dumped five-time World Champion Raymond van Barneveld out of the 2018/19 William Hill World Darts Championship at the second round stage.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day Four

Dec 17, 2018

TONI ALCINAS sent world number three Peter Wright crashing out of the William Hill World Championship with a stunning 3-1 victory at London's Alexandra Palace on Sunday.

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Monday at the World Darts Championship

Dec 17, 2018

Five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld begins his penultimate World Championship campaign on Monday evening, as Anastasia Dobromyslova also makes her Alexandra Palace return on a star-studded night of action.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day Three

Dec 16, 2018

TWO-TIME William Hill World Darts Champion Michael van Gerwen began his 2018/19 campaign with a 3-1 win over Alan Tabern on Saturday at London's Alexandra Palace.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day Two

Dec 15, 2018

TWO-TIME William Hill World Darts Champion Gary Anderson got his 2018/19 campaign off to a solid start with a 3-1 victory against Kevin Burness on Friday, as last year's semi-finalist Jamie Lewis also progressed to round three at Alexandra Palace.

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2018/19 William Hill World Championship Day One

Dec 14, 2018

REIGNING William Hill World Champion Rob Cross got his title defence off to winning start in a brilliant match against Jeffrey de Zwaan on Thursday as the 2018/19 tournament began at Alexandra Palace, London.

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2018/19 William Hill World Darts Championship Preview

Dec 13, 2018

DARTS' biggest-ever event begins on Thursday, with Rob Cross beginning his William Hill World Darts Championship title defence at Alexandra Palace.

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Peter Manley' World Championship Predictions

Dec 13, 2018

PETER MANLEY looks ahead to the William Hill World Darts Championship and predicts who will lift the Sid Waddell Trophy at Alexandra Palace.

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Stats Analysis: Match Dart Madness

Dec 12, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at the most dramatic moments at the World Championship when the match is on the line.

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WRIGHT BELIEVES ANDERSON IS THE PLAYER TO BEAT AT THIS YEARS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: ‘I’M GLAD HE’S NOT IN MY HALF!’

Dec 12, 2018

Peter Wright will be one of the favourites to win the PDC World Championship which starts on Thursday but ‘Snakebite’ has said his World Cup teammate Gary Anderson is the player to beat.

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Top Five World Championship Finals

Dec 11, 2018

We continue the countdown to the 2018/2019 William Hill World Championship by taking a look back at five of the best finals.

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PART LOOKS BACK ON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORIES: “MY GREATEST MEMORY IS DEFEATING PHIL TAYLOR IN 2003, WITHOUT QUESTION”

Dec 7, 2018

Ahead of the PDC World Championship beginning in a few days time, Sky Sports commentator/pundit and multiple time World Champion John Part has given his best memories.

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KYLE ANDERSON WINS EXHIBITION EVENT IN LEEDS, DURRANT WHITEWASHES CROSS

Dec 7, 2018

Kyle Anderson continued his preparation for the PDC World Championship with an exhibition win in Leeds.

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Nine-Darter v 147 Break - Sportradar Analysis

Dec 7, 2018

SPORTRADAR, the official data partners of the PDC, look at the holy grail of both darts and snooker in a bid to settle an age-old question - which is harder, the nine-dart finish or snooker's maximum break?

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INTERVIEW: VAN DER VOORT PROPOSES NEW RANKING EVENT

Dec 6, 2018

Vincent van der Voort recently implored PDC Chairman Barry Hearn to focus more on ranked events, rather than invitational tournaments.

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PAUL NICHOLSON WITH “STUFF TO PUT RIGHT” AT PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Dec 6, 2018

Paul Nicholson will be a welcome sight at the PDC World Championship.

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Top Five World Championship Shocks

Dec 5, 2018

With the countdown for the 2018/2019 William Hill World Championship underway, we take a look back five of the biggest shocks ever seen at the special event.

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World Championship Draw Analysis

Dec 4, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, examines each quarter of the draw ahead of the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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EXCLUSIVE: VAN BARNEVELD THINKS ABOUT EARLY RETIREMENT IF HE WINS SIXTH WORLD TITLE: ‘FEELING SAYS TO STOP IMMEDIATELY’

Dec 4, 2018

Raymond van Barneveld does not rule out that he would retire after the upcoming PDC World Darts Championship, if he wins his sixth world title on New Year’s Eve.

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CROSS ADMITS NERVES WILL BE A FACTOR AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENCE: ‘I AM SURE I WILL BE NERVOUS’

Dec 4, 2018

Rob Cross hasn’t had the greatest twelve months since winning his first World Championship and ahead of his defence he has admitted nerves could play a factor.

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Anderson Angling To Reel In 'The Big One'

Dec 3, 2018

GARY ANDERSON believes his love of fishing can aid his bid to reel in a third world title at the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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William Hill World Championship Schedule

Dec 3, 2018

ROB CROSS and Lisa Ashton will headline the opening night of the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship, with the schedule for darts' biggest event now confirmed.

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MANAGEMENT SULJOVIC DENIES SPECULATION ABOUT REJECTING INVITE FOR PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS: ‘IT IS ABSOLUTE RUBBISH’

Dec 3, 2018

The annual discussion about the line-up for the upcoming Premier League Darts has begun. The PDC will announce the line-up for the lucrative darts competition on January 1 after the World Championship final in London.

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ROYDEN LAM BECOMES SOFT TIP WORLD CHAMPION

Dec 3, 2018

Royden Lam has become soft tip world champion by defeating Boris Krcmar in The World Grand Final in Hong Kong.

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ANASTASIA DOBROMYSLOVA READY FOR SECOND CRACK AT PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Nov 28, 2018

Anastasia Dobromyslova will make her return to the PDC World Championship in December.

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VAN DEN BERGH ON BACK TO BACK WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WINS: ‘THIS IS MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN LAST YEAR’

Nov 28, 2018

Dimitri van den Bergh claimed back to back World Youth Championship title wins on Sunday defeating Martin Schindler.

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DARYL GURNEY FOCUSED ON PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GLORY

Nov 28, 2018

Few players go into the PDC World Championship in as good form as Daryl Gurney’s.

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2018/2019 William Hill World Championship Draw

Nov 27, 2018

ROB CROSS will begin the defence of his William Hill World Darts Championship title against Jeffrey de Zwaan or Nitin Kumar.

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Gurney: 'Anything Is Possible' At World Championship

Nov 27, 2018

DARYL GURNEY believes anything is possible at the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship after claiming his second televised title at the Players Championship Finals in Minehead on Sunday.

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WORLD CHAMPION CROSS AND LADIES WORLD CHAMPION ASHTON TO PLAY ON OPENING NIGHT PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Nov 27, 2018

After the draw took place for the PDC World Championship on Monday, it was confirmed shortly after that Rob Cross and Lisa Ashton will both play on the same night.

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SCHEDULE FOR 2019 BDO LAKESIDE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED

Nov 27, 2018

The schedule has been released for the BDO Lakeside World Championship which begins in January.

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Emotional Gurney Lifts Minehead Title

Nov 26, 2018

DARYL GURNEY claimed the 2018 Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals title with a dramatic 11-9 victory over Michael van Gerwen on Sunday in Minehead.

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FIELD FOR 2019 BDO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED

Nov 22, 2018

The 58-player field for the 2019 BDO World Championship at the Lakeside has been confirmed.

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WAYNE MARDLE DISSECTS GERWYN PRICE’S GRAND SLAM NEEDLE

Nov 22, 2018

Wayne Mardle has added his thoughts to the debate swirling around Gerwyn Price’s Grand Slam of Darts performance.

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UPDATED PDC ORDER OF MERIT: PRICE UP TO SIXTH AND JOSH PAYNE BREAKS INTO TOP 50

Nov 21, 2018

Gerwyn Price has moved up to the top six in the updated PDC Order of Merit after his maiden Grand Slam victory.

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BARRY HEARN CONFIRMS DRA INVESTIGATION INTO PDC GRAND SLAM OF DARTS FINAL

Nov 21, 2018

Barry Hearn has told Sky Sports that the PDC Grand Slam of Darts final is likely to come under investigation.

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Van Barneveld Announces Retirement Plans

Nov 20, 2018

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD has announced that he will retire from professional darts following the 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Clayton: Top 16 Within Reach

Nov 20, 2018

JONNY CLAYTON is hoping to break into the world's top 16 as the battle continues for places in The Masters in February.

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Petersen & Marijanovic Seal Ally Pally Returns

Nov 19, 2018

DEVON PETERSEN and Robert Marijanovic have secured returns to the William Hill World Darts Championship as the worldwide international qualifying events concluded on Sunday.

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Gutsy Gerwyn's bwin Grand Slam Glory

Nov 18, 2018

GERWYN PRICE claimed his maiden televised title with a remarkable bwin Grand Slam of Darts success as he overcame Gary Anderson 16-13 on Sunday night.

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2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts Day Eight

Nov 17, 2018

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN and Gary Anderson will clash in a mouth-watering Bwin Grand Slam of Darts semi-final on Sunday after producing stellar displays to reach the last four in Wolverhampton.

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2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts Day Six

Nov 16, 2018

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN defeated Michael Smith 10-8 in one of the best matches ever seen at the bwin Grand Slam of Darts on Thursday in Wolverhampton.

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2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts Day Five

Nov 15, 2018

DIMITRI VAN DEN BERGH hit a stunning nine-dart finish in his 10-6 win over Stephen Bunting to progress to the quarter-finals of the bwin Grand Slam of Darts.

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Stats Analysis: Grand Standards

Nov 15, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look back at the record-breaking 2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts group stage.

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