Ireland’s  Paul Dunne tees off on the second hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates  in Dubai. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

FRIDAY DP World Tour Championship, Earth course, Dubai (8am-1pm, Sky Sports Golf) Fleetwood would, would Fleetwood? I see what you’re doing here, t(...)

Friday Tennis Next Gen Finals, Milan (Sky Sports Arena, 6-10pm) Players and models pose during the launch of the Next Gen ATP Final draw i(...)

“Snakebite” Peter Wright, whose hairstyle is that of a permanently surprised cockatoo. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

“Let’s play darts” is a catch-cry that first originated in a bygone era of the sport, pre-schism, vocally embraced by the audience at a venue, to sign(...)

Phil Taylor has said that 2017 will be his last year on the professional darts circuit. Photo: Alex Pantling/Getty Images

Phil Taylor will embark on a year-long tour of celebration after announcing his darts career will end after the next World Championship. Taylor, the (...)

Netherlands’ Michael van Gerwen celebrates after his victory in the PDC World Championship darts final over Scotland’s Gary Anderson at Alexandra Palace in  London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

For 730 days there was something missing from Michael van Gerwen’s life. He won 43 tournaments in the two years after being dethroned as world champi(...)

Michael van Gerwen crushed reigning champion Gary Anderson to win his second World Championships title. Photograph: Getty/Bryn Lennon

An emotional Michael van Gerwen admitted his relief at ending a two-year wait to reclaim the PDC World Championship title at Alexandra Palace. The Du(...)

Michael van Gerwen was too hot for compatriot Raymond van Barneveld as he reached the PDC World Championships final. Photograph: Getty/ Bryn Lennon

Michael van Gerwen stormed into the William Hill World Darts Championship final after a scintillating 6-2 victory over fellow Dutchman Raymond van Ba(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates victory with his team after beating Everton. Liverpool take on Stoke today in the Premier League. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

First off, what’s going on? We have got racing in Leopardstown and Limerick as well as Chepstow, Kempton, Wetherby and Wolverhampton in the UK, Premi(...)

Michael van Gerwen is looking to double his world championship tally and confirm his status as the most dominant force in darts. Photograph: Getty/Nathan Stirk

Michael van Gerwen is arguably the most dominant sportsman in the world, yet he is not world champion of his own sport. That paradox dominates the bui(...)

Phil Taylor: These players on TV now have got a lot to thank me for. Without me they wouldn’t be there. But my time is coming to an end.’ Photograph: Getty/ Dean Mouhtaropoulos

You sacrifice your life for it,” Phil Taylor says on a gloomy late afternoon in Stoke. The last grey streaks of light are fading as the greatest darts(...)