Darts

  • The best sporting action during the Christmas period

    The best sporting action during the Christmas period

    December 22, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    With the festive period beginning, here at SportsByte we take a look at the best sport on this Christmas and where the action is taking place. Sunderland AFC Fresh from their first home win since December 2016 the Black Cats will be full of confidence going into the hectic Christmas […]

     
  • Micheal van Gerwen in action during day one of the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London.

    Van Gerwen sails past Kist in defence of his World Championship title

    December 15, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Current reigning World Champion, Michael van Gerwen set the benchmark very high as he eased to a 3-1 victory over Christian Kist at the Alexandra Palace. Van Gerwen set an average of 106 on the opening night and a 69% success rate on his doubles as he shut the door […]

     
  • Phil Taylor lifts the trophy after winning the Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship Final at Alexandra Palace, London.

    Phil Taylor: A look back at his greatest moments

    December 15, 2017 at 12:18 pm

    After 16 World Championship titles and around 30 years at the top of the sport, Phil Taylor will retire following this year’s PDC World Championship as a legend of the sport. However, can the current world number six bow out of an illustrious career with the fairytale ending of winning one more World […]

     
  • Kirk Shepherd celebrates beating Wayne Mardle 6-4 during the semi-final of the Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London.

    Flashback to THREE memorable giant killings at Alexandra Palace

    December 14, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    Chris Dobey enters this years darts World Championships in form – but Phil Taylor stands in his way of a place in the second round.  The year ending tournament has provided us with some of the sports greatest upsets over the last decade. The Bedlington thrower can take comfort from […]

     
  • Phil Taylor is one of a number of top darts players who will be competing in Sunderland. Picture credit: John Walton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    PDC 2018 World Darts Championship draw made – can The Power switch it on one more time?

    November 30, 2017 at 9:41 am

    The draw for the William Hill PDC World Darts Championship has been made, and darting legend Phil Taylor – who prepares to walk out to his final tournament before retirement – has been handed a potential first round upset. In his quest to bow out from the sport in triumph, […]

     
  • PDC World Championship Draw: Dobey faces 16-time champion Taylor

    PDC World Championship Draw: Dobey faces 16-time champion Taylor

    November 29, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Chris Dobey faces an uphill battle to progress in the PDC World Darts Championship after drawing 16-time champion Phil Taylor in the first round.  The world number-38 makes his second consecutive appearance at the year ending tournament, and was handed a tough first round draw. Dobey will face sixth seed […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Dobey secures World Championship spot in Minehead

    November 28, 2017 at 6:56 pm

    Chris Dobey secured his place at the darts World Championships after making the third round of the Players Championship finals in Minehead.  Dobey won two of his three matches in the tournament, including victories over Kim Huybrechts and Scotsman Robert Thornton. The Bedlington thrower bowed out against Daryl Gurney on […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Dobey powers into the second round at Minehead

    November 25, 2017 at 11:24 am

    Darts ace Chris Dobey booked his place in round two of the Players Championship Finals, as he defeated Kim Huybrechts 6-3.  Dobey started the game in fine form, and the Englishman broke Huybrechts throw to take a 3-2 lead into the interval. After the break he continued to grind down […]

     
  • Dobey “full of confidence” ahead of his first round match in Minehead

    Dobey “full of confidence” ahead of his first round match in Minehead

    November 23, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    Chris Dobey will face Kim Huybrechts in his first round match of the final Players Championship event on Friday Afternoon.  The world number 38 goes into this event on the back of a good showing at the World Series finals earlier this month – and hopefully cement his place in […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Anderson puts Dobey to the sword in World Series

    November 5, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Gary Anderson ended Chris Dobey’s hopes of a dream run in the World Series finale, as he ran out a 6-1 winner in the second round on Saturday night. Dobey struggled to get going early on against his mentor, and failed to register a single leg before the interval – […]