Top UK sports stars accused of doping

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and fellow Olympic champion Mo Farah are the biggest names accused of taking performance-enhancing drugs, using a medical loophole. Top UK sports stars have been accused of “cheating the system” after British MPs published a new report on doping. Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and fellow Olympic champion Mo Farah are […]

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John Henderson rises to challenge against Michael van Gerwen in Premier League Darts

John Henderson was left “speechless” after delighting his home crowd in Aberdeen by earning a memorable draw against Michael van Gerwen. Henderson was one of the nine Contenders who stepped in to replace fellow Scot Gary Anderson, and he rose to the challenge on the biggest night of his career as he produced a storming comeback to secure a 6-6 […]

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Wayne Mardle’s predictions on this week’s Premier League action from Aberdeen

Premier League Darts is back on Thursday night, live on Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Main Event, featuring the must-win clash between Raymond van Barneveld and Peter Wright. Wayne Mardle looks into his crystal ball… Michael Smith takes on Rob Cross in a repeat of their UK Open semi-final at the weekend which Voltage won, while Daryl Gurney takes […]

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Premier League Darts in Aberdeen pits Raymond van Barneveld against Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

Raymond van Barneveld aims for his first win of the season as the fifth week of Premier League Darts hits Aberdeen on Thursday, live on Sky Sports at 7pm. Live Premier League Darts March 7, 2019, 7:00pm Live on Michael Smith vs Rob Cross Head-to-head: 3-10 Cross has a dominant record against Smith, particularly in their biggest meetings, having twice […]

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Andy Jenkins fined and issued suspended ban for homophobic language

Darts player Andy Jenkins has been fined and given a suspended three-month ban for using homophobic language towards a match official. The 47-year-old – nicknamed ‘Rocky’ – has been issued the punishment by the Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) for an incident that occurred during a Challenge Tour match on November 11 last year. The Hampshire-based World Championship semi-finalist of 2007 […]

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Slaughtneil 1-9 St Martin’s 0-7: Derry girls make it three-in-a-row

Tina Hannon scored a goal and six points and was named player of the match for the second year in succession as Slaughtneil completed a remarkable AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship three-in-a-row while the snow fell at Croke Park, beating St Martin’s 1-9 to 0-7. And though the landmark has been achieved by four clubs on five previous occasions, Kilkenny […]

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Hurling wrap: Clare and Limerick draw as Laois secure survival

Clare and Limerick played out a draw in Ennis, as three Division 1 games were postponed due to unplayable pitches. Clare 2-11 Limerick 1-14, Division 1A Clare fought their way back into the tie against the All-Ireland champions to rescue a draw. The Banner will feature in the quarter-final, barring a Cork victory over Tipperary and a draw between Kilkenny […]

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US Olympic CEO resigns: Scott Blackmun cites health concerns

Blackmun gave health reasons for his retirement but he had faced pressure and criticism for not acting on complaints against serial abuser Larry Nasser. The head of the US Olympics Committee has resigned. Scott Blackmun said he’s stepping down, citing health concerns related to prostate cancer. The sport body has faced months of criticism for its handling of a series […]

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Davide Astori found dead, Fiorentina 'shocked'

Italy international footballer Davide Astori has died after suffering a sudden ‘cardiac circulatory collapse’. Italy international defender Davide Astori has died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness,” the Serie A club said on […]

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