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VAN BARNEVELD ON FUTURE PLANS: ‘HOPEFULLY NEXT YEAR I’M GOING TO PLAY MORE’

Oct 19, 2018

Raymond van Barneveld recently spoke to Live Darts about his future plans for 2019 as well as the ranking money he has to defend.

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HOW TO TURN YOUR LOVE OF DARTS INTO A MONEY MAKER

Oct 19, 2018

Darts is one the world’s most beloved competitive sports, with national and global tournaments receiving some of the highest viewing figures of any televised sport.

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EVERGREEN STEVE BEATON DISCUSSES HIS STAYING POWER

Oct 19, 2018

Is there a better action in the professional game than Steve Beaton’s?

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How The European Tour Has Changed Darts

Oct 18, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at how the European Tour has changed professional darts for the better.

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PAUL NICHOLSON

Oct 17, 2018

PAUL NICHOLSON is relishing his chance to face Michael van Gerwen in the Unibet European Championship.

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CHISNALL LEADS TOP TEN MATCH AVERAGES FROM EUROPEAN DARTS TROPHY IN GOTTINGEN

Oct 17, 2018

Dave Chisnall produced the European Tour average record earlier on this year but came close to breaking that again this past weekend

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FINAL 2018 PDC EUROPEAN TOUR STATISTICS TABLES

Oct 17, 2018

The European Tour has officially finished for the year with only the European Championship, the showpiece event still to come.

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Michael van Gerwen opens European Championship bid against Paul Nicholson

Oct 17, 2018

Michael van Gerwen will begin his bid to win a fifth straight European Championship title against Paul Nicholson, after the field and draw for the 32-player event was confirmed.

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WADE AFTER EUROPEAN DARTS TROPHY FINAL DEFEAT TO VAN GERWEN: “I CAN’T BELIEVE I PLAYED SO POORLY IN THE FINAL”

Oct 16, 2018

James Wade lost out in the final of the European Darts Trophy to Michael van Gerwen and afterwards he was disappointed but could take the positives from the weekend.

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2018 Unibet European Championship Draw

Oct 15, 2018

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN will begin his bid to win a fifth straight Unibet European Championship title against Paul Nicholson, after the field and draw for the 32-player event was confirmed.

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World Championship: Lim Among Asian Tour Qualifiers

Oct 14, 2018

PAUL LIM, Royden Lam, Lourence Ilagan and Noel Malicdem have secured places at the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship from the PDC Asian Tour circuit.

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Michael van Gerwen beats James Wade to win European Darts Trophy

Oct 13, 2018

Michael van Gerwen continued his domination of the European Tour with an 8-3 victory over James Wade to claim the European Darts Trophy.

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FIRST THREE PLAYERS FOR FINDER DARTS MASTERS YOUTH TOURNAMENT CONFIRMED

Oct 10, 2018

The organisation of the Finder Darts Masters has confirmed the first three wildcards for their youth event.

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BDO Confirm Grand Slam Qualifiers

Oct 10, 2018

GLEN DURRANT will return to the bwin Grand Slam of Darts in November after being named among the eight BDO representatives for the Wolverhampton event.

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Meeuwisse Books Ally Pally Debut

Oct 9, 2018

YORDI MEEUWISSE will make his Alexandra Palace debut at the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship after winning the Western Europe Qualifier.

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World Grand Prix: Ranking Risers & Fallers

Oct 9, 2018

AS the dust settles on the 2018 Unibet World Grand Prix, we take a look at which players were the biggest risers and fallers on the Order of Merit after a memorable week in Dublin.

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ASADA SEALS PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RETURN THROUGH JAPANESE QUALIFIER.

Oct 9, 2018

SEIGO ASADA will return to Alexandra Palace at the 2018/2019 William Hill World Darts Championship after winning the Professional Darts Japan Qualifier in Tokyo.

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FIELD FOR 2019 BDO LADIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED

Oct 9, 2018

The 2019 BDO Ladies World Championship has been confirmed after the recent World Masters and playoff qualifiers in Bridlington.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Quarter-Finals

Oct 5, 2018

REIGNING champion Daryl Gurney continued his march towards back-to-back Unibet World Grand Prix titles with a 3-0 win over Gary Anderson

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VAN GERWEN MARCHES THROUGH TO SET UP SEMI-FINAL WITH GURNEY AT WORLD GRAND PRIX

Oct 5, 2018

The semi-final line up at the World Grand Prix has been confirmed with Michael van Gerwen making it through defeating Dave Chisnall to end the night at the CityWest.

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VIDEO: ANDERSON STORMS OFF STAGE AFTER DEFEAT TO GURNEY

Oct 5, 2018

The match between Daryl Gurney and Gary Anderson at the World Grand Prix had a remarkable ending. ‘Superchin’ won the game 3-0 and reached out his hand to shake the Scotsman’s hand.

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SULJOVIC ON REACHING WORLD GRAND PRIX SEMI-FINALS: “IT’S A BRILLIANT FEELING”

Oct 5, 2018

Mensur Suljovic is through to the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix after coming through in a 3-2 win over Gerwyn Price.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Day Four

Oct 4, 2018

JAMES WILSON knocked out Adrian Lewis to reach the quarter-finals of the Unibet World Grand Prix for the first time.

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SULJOVIC HAS BELIEF AFTER WIN OVER WHITE: “I THINK I CAN WIN THIS ONE”

Oct 4, 2018

Mensur Suljovic claimed a brilliant win over Ian White to move through to the Quarter-Finals of the World Grand Prix.

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WES NEWTON PRESUMABLY ALSO QUALIFIED FOR BDO WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

Oct 4, 2018

In the footsteps of Andy Hamilton it is very likely that also Wes Newton will make his debut at the BDO World Darts Championship in January.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Priority Sale

Oct 3, 2018

TICKETS for the 2019 Unibet Premier League are on Priority Sale from 10am on Wednesday October 3.

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Adrian Lewis targeting return to top four

Oct 3, 2018

Two-time world champion Adrian Lewis is targeting a return to dart's top table.

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DE ZWAAN VERY OUTSPOKEN AFTER HEAVY DEFEAT TO ANDERSON

Oct 3, 2018

The 22-year-old Dutchman labeled his performance as ‘a disgrace’.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Day Three

Oct 2, 2018

REIGNING champion Daryl Gurney survived a scare against Dutch debutant Ron Meulenkamp in the second round of the Unibet World Grand Prix as three other seeds cruised into the quarter-finals.

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Van Barneveld: 'I Know I Can Still Do It'

Oct 2, 2018

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD is convinced he still has what it takes to lift a televised title ahead of his second round clash with Dave Chisnall at the Unibet World Grand Prix in Dublin.

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DEFENDING CHAMPION GURNEY ‘VERY HAPPY’ TO SEE OFF ‘TOP PLAYER’ HENDERSON IN FIRST ROUND OF WORLD GRAND PRIX

Oct 1, 2018

Daryl Gurney started off the defence of his World Grand Prix crown and defeated a tough opponent in John Henderson.

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WILL GARY ANDERSON’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SUCCESS HELP HIM CLIMB THE PDC ORDER OF MERIT?

Oct 1, 2018

It’s been a wonderful 2018 for Gary Anderson and he added yet another TV title to his collection courtesy of a memorable success over Peter Wright in the Champions League of Darts.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Day Two

Oct 1, 2018

STEVE BEATON rolled back the years once again to knock out World Champion Rob Cross in round one of the Unibet World Grand Prix in Dublin.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Day One

Sep 30, 2018

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN, Gary Anderson, Raymond van Barneveld and Daryl Gurney all progressed to the second round of the Unibet World Grand Prix as the double-start tournament began in Dublin on Sunday.

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Noppert Lands Maiden PDC Title

Sep 29, 2018

DANNY NOPPERT landed his first PDC title with a 6-4 win over Ian White in the final of Players Championship 20 on Saturday, on a day which saw a nine-darter hit in Dublin.

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Stats Analysis: Who'll Be Quick Off The Mark In Dublin?

Sep 28, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at which players are most likely to be quickest off the mark at the Unibet World Grand Prix.

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Hopp Picks Up Second Title In Dublin

Sep 28, 2018

MAX HOPP picked up his second PDC ranking title with a 6-3 win over Madars Razma in the final of Players Championship 19, on a day which saw two nine-dart finishes hit in Dublin.

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VAN GERWEN TARGETING WORLD GRAND PRIX GLORY: “I AM HEADING TO DUBLIN TO WIN”

Sep 27, 2018

Michael van Gerwen has not had the best time of it as of late especially in TV tournaments and goes into the World Grand Prix this weekend with even more pressure to succeed.

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Whitlock Aiming To Go One Better In Dublin

Sep 27, 2018

SIMON WHITLOCK is hoping to go one better at this year's Unibet World Grand Prix, as the Dublin event gets underway this weekend.

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SEEDS ANNOUNCED FOR 45TH WINMAU WORLD MASTERS

Sep 27, 2018

Some of the best players on the BDO-circuit will descend on Bridlington Spa next week in a bid to become the 45th Winmau World Masters champion and claim victory in the world’s longest running darts major.

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RANKING QUALIFIERS FOR 2019 BDO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED

Sep 26, 2018

The ranking qualifiers for the 2019 BDO World Championship have been confirmed after the conclusion of the 2018 ranking season.

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STEPHEN BUNTING AIMING TO END 2018 IN STYLE

Sep 26, 2018

There are still plenty of chances for Stephen Bunting to make his mark on the 2018 PDC season.

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Stats Analysis: Earnings At Risk

Sep 26, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at the amount and percentage of ranking money players will defend between now and the start of the World Championship.

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Anderson Targets First Dublin Title

Sep 25, 2018

GARY ANDERSON is targeting a fifth televised title of the year at the Unibet World Grand Prix, as the Dublin event gets underway this weekend.

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Sedlacek Seals World Championship Debut

Sep 24, 2018

KAREL SEDLACEK will make his William Hill World Darts Championship debut after claiming victory at the East Europe Qualifier.

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SCHINDLER BECOMES NEW NUMBER ONE IN PDC DEVELOPMENT TOUR ORDER OF MERIT

Sep 24, 2018

Martin Schindler is the new leader in the PDC Development Tour Order of Merit with Dimitri van den Bergh just behind him in second place.

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Anderson Lifts First Champions League Title

Sep 23, 2018

GARY ANDERSON lifted the Paddy Power Champions League of Darts title for the first time with an 11-4 victory over Peter Wright in the final in Brighton on Sunday.

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Suljovic Ready To Defend Champions League Title

Sep 21, 2018

MENSUR SULJOVIC is drawing on happy memories as he defends his Paddy Power Champions League of Darts title in Brighton this weekend.

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DRAW RELEASED FOR BDO BRITISH CLASSIC AND BRITISH OPEN

Sep 21, 2018

The next events in the BDO Calendar take place this weekend (22nd and 23rd September)

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Rob Cross: World champion's whirlwind year continues with PDC Champions League

Sep 21, 2018

Long-distance flights are just one of the things that Rob Cross has had to get accustomed to since becoming world darts champion.

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Stats Analysis: Match Dart Madness

Sep 21, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at how players fare when attempting match-winning doubles.

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Paul Nicholson's Champions League Predictions

Sep 20, 2018

PAUL NICHOLSON looks ahead to this weekend's Paddy Power Champions League of Darts and predicts who will lift the title in Brighton.

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VAN BARNEVELD SET TO RETURN AS PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES RELEASED FOR DUBLIN DOUBLE HEADER

Sep 20, 2018

The Players Championship returns at the end of September as a double header of action before the World Grand Prix takes place in Dublin.

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FULL BBC TV GUIDE FOR THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS

Sep 20, 2018

The Champions League of Darts takes the PDC back onto terrestrial TV.

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Dean Winstanley vows to come “back with a vengeance” in 2019

Sep 20, 2018

Dean Winstanley has been absent from the PDC game for quite some time.

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DARRYL FITTON BLASTS BDO IN SCATHING REVIEW

Sep 19, 2018

Darryl Fitton has pulled no punches in his assessment of the BDO.

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WINSTANLEY ON POTENTIAL PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATION...

Sep 19, 2018

“IT WOULD BE A DREAM COME TRUE”

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Refreshed Gurney Primed For Champions League Debut

Sep 19, 2018

DARYL GURNEY is feeling refreshed ahead of his Paddy Power Champions League of Darts debut in Brighton this Saturday.

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Resilient Price Targets Strong Finish To 2018

Sep 18, 2018

GERWYN PRICE is targeting a positive end to a difficult year after overcoming a ruptured Achilles tendon to claim his first European Tour title on Sunday.

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VAN GERWEN “DETERMINED” TO FINALLY WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS

Sep 18, 2018

Michael van Gerwen is determined to finally add the Champions League of Darts to his collection and fill the empty space he has revealed this week.

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“PROUD” DIOGO PORTELA REFLECTS ON PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATION

Sep 18, 2018

Diogo Portela will be back on the Ally Pally stage at the PDC World Championship.

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2018 Unibet World Grand Prix Field

Sep 17, 2018

THE 32-player field for the 2018 Unibet World Grand Prix has been confirmed, with Daryl Gurney set to defend his title later this month.

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WRIGHT WARNS VAN GERWEN: ‘I’M GOING TO WIN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

Sep 17, 2018

Three months before the start of the PDC World Darts Championship, Peter Wright pushed himself forward as the number one favourite for the world title.

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ANDY HAMILTON DISCUSSES LAKESIDE AND PDC COMEBACK

Sep 17, 2018

It wasn’t that long ago that Andy Hamilton was a world finalist.

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Price Lands Maiden European Title

Sep 16, 2018

GERWYN PRICE claimed his first European Tour title by defeating Simon Whitlock 8-3 in the final of the International Darts Open in Riesa.

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Trio Secure ET12 & ET13 Qualifying Double

Sep 14, 2018

JELLE KLAASEN, Vincent van der Voort and Danny Noppert all secured places in both the International Darts Open and the European Darts Trophy.

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The PDC International Darts Open is going to be an important tournament, for all sorts of reasons.

Sep 14, 2018

48 players congregate in Riesa for a weekend of action that could have plenty of ramifications

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WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS CRITERIA UPDATED FOR 2018 EDITION

Sep 13, 2018

The World Series of Darts Finals criteria has been updated for the 2018 edition with more chances for the international stars who earn their spot through the events to take their place.

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VAN BARNEVELD ADMITS ‘PANIC’ WILL SET IN IF HE SLIDES DOWN WORLD RANKINGS

Sep 13, 2018

Raymond van Barneveld has admitted that if he slides down to 24th in the rankings that panic could set in...

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WHITE REFLECTS ON DUTCH DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP TRIUMPH: ‘IT’S A VERY NICE FEELING’

Sep 13, 2018

Ian White claimed a maiden European Tour title this past weekend as he added the Dutch Darts Championship to his collection of PDC titles.

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DRAW & SCHEDULE CONFIRMED FOR 2018 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN

Sep 13, 2018

The event will kick off on Friday afternoon in Riesa, marking the twelfth event of the 2018 PDC European Tour.

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MALICDEM AND LIM FIGHTING FOR FINAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPOT

Sep 12, 2018

The past weekend saw Paul Lim and Seigo Asada claim wins on the PDC Asian Tour.

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RACE TO PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: DE GRAAF, EDHOUSE AND JOHNSON MOVE INTO PROVISIONAL SPOTS

Sep 12, 2018

The latest European Tour event in Maastricht has thrown up some new names in the race to the World Championship at the end of the year.

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Ricky Evans stunned by response to Baby Shark walk-on

Sep 12, 2018

Ricky Evans says he plans to stick with the 'Baby Shark' walk-on and may even consider changing his nickname after the success it brought him in Maastricht.

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ET13 Seeds Confirmed For Göttingen

Sep 12, 2018

The seeds for the European Darts Trophy have been confirmed ahead of October's final 2018 European Tour event.

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VAN GERWEN ON DUTCH DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP LOSS TO O’CONNOR: “SOMETIMES IT JUST DOESN’T HAPPEN”

Sep 11, 2018

Michael van Gerwen was smashed by William O’Connor this past weekend in his second round clash with the Irishman.

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Unibet European Championship Race Latest

Sep 11, 2018

Just two European Tour events remain before the cut-off for the 2018 Unibet European Championship

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BDO rule changes could give Glen Durrant some 'serious, serious thinking' to do

Sep 11, 2018

Durrant could now consider an attempt at PDC Q-School in the future

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Emotional White Lifts First Euro Title

Sep 9, 2018

IAN WHITE lifted his first European Tour title after defeating Ricky Evans 8-5 in the final of the Dutch Darts Championship in Maastricht.

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Lim & Asada Land PDC Asian Tour Crowns

Sep 9, 2018

PAUL LIM and Seigo Asada shared victories on the fifth PDC Asian Tour weekend of 2018 in Taipei.

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Stats Analysis: Chisnall Joins Record-Breakers

Sep 7, 2018

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, looks at Dave Chisnall's European Tour record average in the German Darts Championship.

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2019 PDC DARTS CALENDAR REVEALED

Sep 7, 2018

The 2019 PDC Darts Calendar has been revealed with major changes in major tournaments as well as on the European and Pro Tour events.

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2019 Unibet Premier League Schedule

Sep 7, 2018

ROTTERDAM AHOY is to host a Unibet Premier League double-header in 2019 as the ten-player tournament expands to include 17 nights next year, with the season beginning in Newcastle on February 7.

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McGowan & Burness Reach Irish Decider

Sep 7, 2018

MICK McGOWAN and Kevin Burness will compete for a place in the William Hill World Darts Championship next month after reaching the Tom Kirby Memorial Irish Matchplay final.

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Nathan Aspinall wins Players Championship 18 in Barnsley

Sep 6, 2018

Nathan Aspinall claimed his first PDC ranking title with a 6-4 win over Ryan Searle in the final of Players Championship 18 at The Barnsley Metrodome on Wednesday.

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Aspinall Targets Further Success

Sep 6, 2018

NATHAN ASPINALL admits that Wednesday's Players Championship victory has given him the taste for further titles.

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WHITE MOVES ATOP PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP ORDER OF MERIT WITH FOUR EVENTS REMAINING

Sep 6, 2018

Ian White has been one of the standout players on the Players Championship series of events this year.

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DRAW & SCHEDULE CONFIRMED FOR 2018 DUTCH DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

Sep 6, 2018

The event will kick off on Friday afternoon in Maastricht, marking the eleventh event of the 2018 PDC European Tour.

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Clinical Wright Lands PC17 Title

Sep 5, 2018

PETER WRIGHT claimed his third PDC title of the year with a 6-2 win over Daryl Gurney in the final of Players Championship 17.

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DRAW FOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 18 REVEALED

Sep 5, 2018

The draw for Players Championship 18 has been confirmed, as the PDC Pro Tour mid-week action in Barnsley concludes on Wednesday afternoon.

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Seven Secure ET11 & ET12 Qualifying Double

Sep 4, 2018

SEVEN players, headlined by Kyle Anderson, Robert Thornton and James Wilson, secured places in both the Dutch Darts Championship & the International Darts Open.

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Payne seals qualification for ET11 in Maastricht

Sep 4, 2018

Josh Payne sealed qualification for ET11 in Maastricht this forthcoming weekend as the 24-year old produced two mesmeric displays to make his return to the European Tour stage after participating in ET10 over in Hildesheim this past weekend.

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ASHTON TRIO ENTER PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER

Sep 4, 2018

Lisa Ashton has announced her intention to play in the PDC World Championship joining the likes of Lorraine Winstanley and Fallon Sherrock in the process.

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DRAW FOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 17 CONFIRMED: WADE AND PART TO FACE OFF IN FIRST ROUND

Sep 4, 2018

The draw for Players Championship 17 has been confirmed, as the PDC Pro Tour mid-week action in Barnsley begins on Tuesday afternoon.

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KYLE AND GARY ANDERSON PRODUCE HIGH AVERAGES TO ADVANCE INTO THIRD ROUND PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 17

Sep 4, 2018

Kyle Anderson and Gary Anderson have reached the third round of Players Championship 17 after two stunning performances. The Australian Anderson hit a 108.8 average to beat Dave Prins 6-4.

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Updated European Tour order of merit

Sep 3, 2018

The latest European Tour event was claimed by Michael van Gerwen but late runs from the likes of Dave Chisnall and James Wilson have likely secured European Championship spots.

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JAMES WILSON REFLECTS ON “MASSIVE WEEKEND” AT GERMAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

Sep 3, 2018

It’s fair to say that James Wilson’s weekend at the German Darts Championship really took the biscuit.

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Van Gerwen Wins German Darts Championship

Sep 2, 2018

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN claimed his seventh European Tour title of the year as he defeated James Wilson 8-6 in the final of the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim on Sunday.

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2018 German Darts Championship Day Two

Sep 1, 2018

DAVE CHISNALL smashed the record European Tour average in his emphatic 6-0 whitewash win over Mark Webster in round two of the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim on Saturday.

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2018 German Darts Championship Day One

Sep 1, 2018

ADRIAN LEWIS survived three match darts to edge past Toni Alcinas 6-5 in round one of the German Darts Championship, as the European Tour event began in Hildesheim on Friday.

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