Stand up if you love the darts – in praise of Britain’s most ridiculous professional sport

  The past couple of weeks have seen the William Hill World Darts Championship take place at London’s Alexandra Palace. The Championships have a prize pot of £1.25 million, which places it among the most lucrative events on the British sporting calendar, above the likes of the Grand National, Rugby’s Aviva Premiership and Cricket’s LV […]

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The 7 heroes of the World Cup

So that’s it. We’ve had 4 weeks of football, 171 goals, the holders unceremoniously dumped out in the group stage, England exiting without a win, the hosts capturing the imagination, the USA finally embracing the beautiful game, the big stars performing, new stars being made, underdogs barking, favourites falling, Brazil defeated, Messi thwarted and in […]

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