Fallon Sherrock: “The men I’ve played are all respectful and gentlemen towards me. I’ve never really had a problem. In the past a lot of people would go: ‘We’re playing a woman’ . But now they’re thinking: ‘We’re playing a good player’. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty

“Every little bit of hate just gees me on to do better and prove them all wrong,” Fallon Sherrock says with quiet calm as she explains how the abuse s(...)

Fallon Sherrock reacts after beating Ted Evetts to become the first female to win a game in the PDC World Darts Championship.  Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

When we were listening to Barack Obama give his November 2012 victory speech in Chicago, after he’d seen off Mitt Romney to win a second term, did we (...)

Fallon Sherrock after winning  her second-round match in the World Darts Championships   at Alexandra Palace, London. Photograph:  Steven Paston/PA Wire

Fallon Sherrock said it was “incredible” to have her latest World Darts Championship win tweeted about by Billie Jean King. Sherrock stunned 11th se(...)

Fallon Sherrock reacts after beating world number 11  Mensur Suljovic in the second round of the PDC World Championship  at Alexandra Palace in London. Photograph: Luke Walker/Getty Images

Fallon Sherrock insists she can win the World Darts Championship after she progressed to the last 32 with a 3-1 win over 11th seed Mensur Suljovic at (...)

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(...)