Eric Bristow

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RIP: Dolores O’Riordan, Aretha Franklin, Myrtle Allen and Stephen Hawking. Photographs: Tim Roney/Getty, Fred A Sabine/NBC via Getty, Eric Luke and Santi Visalli/Getty

Ireland Dolores O’Riordan in 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien January 15th Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan February 9th Form(...)

Five-time world champion Eric Bristow has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack, the Professional Darts Corporation has announced. Photo: Adam Butler/PA Wire

Eric Bristow was just 11 when his father bought him a dartboard and, with it, a ticket to a life he could only have dreamed of. Bristow, who died on (...)

Five-time world champion Eric Bristow has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack, the Professional Darts Corporation has announced. Photo: David Jones/PA Wire

Tributes have been paid to five-time world champion Eric Bristow, who has died aged 60 after suffering a heart attack. The Professional Darts Corpora(...)

Darts has changed massively  during Phil Taylor’s time in the sport with the atmosphere  during games now  like a big Saturday night out. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Soon there will be no more throat-rattling oneunrenahnnehhteees bellowed in his honour, or match-winning doubles boozily lauded by the loaded. Instead(...)

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 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(...)

Former Newcastle United player David Eatock says he was sexually abused by George Ormond while at the club.

A former Newcastle United player has waived his anonymity to say he was the victim of sexual abuse during his time at the club, and reveal the secret (...)

 Eric Bristow, five-time world darts champion. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Former world darts champion Eric Bristow has apologised for calling footballers “wimps” in relation to soccer’s ongoing abuse scandal . He was angril(...)

 Eric Bristow has been sacked by Sky Sports after he tweeted comments about the football sexual abuse story. Photo: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

The former darts world champion Eric Bristow has been sacked by Sky Sports after he tweeted comments about the football sexual abuse story on Monday n(...)

Comedian Tim Vine
In Praise of: Tim Vine

“I’ve decided to sell my Hoover . . . well, it was just collecting dust,” was the glorious one-liner which earlier this week saw Tim Vine become the f(...)