Rob Cross celebrates his World Championship win against Phil Taylor. Photogrpah: Naomi Baker/Getty

As a legend of the oche bowed out a new star was born. Rob Cross annihilated Phil Taylor in his first World Championship final, in his first appearanc(...)

What exactly is bitcoin and how can I make a packet from it? Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Twenty eighteen is nearly upon us and people are busy purchasing pristine day planners and trendy athleisure gear in the vain hope that they will insp(...)

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(...)

 Ronnie O’Sullivan of England reacts after missing a shot during his quarter-final match against Mark Selby at the  Masters at Alexandra Palace  in London, England. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan completed a tremendous clearance to beat Mark Selby and book his spot in the semi-finals of the Masters. O’Sullivan is back on the (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan in action during his match against Mark O’Sullivan at the UK Masters   at Alexandra Palace in London.  Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan marked his return to major tournament action with a battling 6-5 victory over Mark Williams in the first round of(...)

 Dublin sailor Michael Boyd, pictured at the Fastnet Rock, has been elected Commodore of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), only the second ever Irish sailor to lead the British club.

Ireland’s successful year at the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) was crowned this week with the election of Dun Laoghaire’s Michael Boyd (64) as Commo(...)

 Dressed in something that might have been stitched together from fragments of The Prisoner’s rover balls, Björk twinkles from under a joke sh(...)

Judd Trump (left) and Marco Fu (right) during their Masters meeting at at Alexandra Palace, London. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Marco Fu advanced to the quarter-finals of the Masters as he edged out Judd Trump 6-5 in an enthralling match at Alexandra Palace. It was an arduous c(...)

Undated handout photos issued by the Metropolitan Police of Wiktoria Popiel (left), from Wood Green, and Vitalija Sidlauskaite, from Tottenham. Photographs: PA

Two 12-year-old girls who went missing after a walk to a local bus stop have been found safe and well, Scotland Yard said. Friends Wiktoria Popiel, fr(...)

Phil Taylor during day one of The Ladbrokes World Darts Championship at Alexandria Palace, London. Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA

Let’s talk darts. Actually at this time of year there isn’t much other option but to talk darts. Not much else on unless it’s roofed, or far away in t(...)