Van Gerwen Topples Wright in Epic Premier League Darts Final

by Alex King on Friday, May 19

Michael van Gerwen justified pre-event odds of 1.50 with 188BET as he lifted the Premier League Darts crown for the third time. The Green Machine has been some way short of his imperious best in 2017, but he dug deep to see off Gary Anderson in the semi-finals before showing nerves of steel to topple Peter Wright in the final. The O2 crowd got their money’s worth as the two semi-finals were fiercely fought, but both of those were eclipsed by the drama of the final. Wright had the upper hand throughout the encounter, he led 5-1, 7-2 and 8-5, but nerves palpably got the better of him as he missed six match darts in the 20th leg and it…

Premier League Darts Stars Bid for Glory in Finals Night at the O2

by Alex King on Thursday, May 18

After 15 weeks on the road, Premier League Darts reaches a crescendo with Finals Night at the O2 Arena in London. Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright, Phil Taylor and Gary Anderson will do battle for the title of Premier League champion 2017. Sport can throw up shock scenarios, but in league play the cream usually […]

Andy Murray Woes Continue with Rome Masters Defeat to Fabio Fognini

by Alex King on Wednesday, May 17

Andy Murray’s miserable spring has continued with Fabio Fognini dumping him out of the Rome Masters. World No. 1 Murray headed to Rome as the defending champion, but his form leading into his defence of the title had not been good. Borna Coric humbled him in Madrid last week and he suffered a similar chastening […]

Championship Playoffs Put Teams in Sight of Mega-Money Wembley Clash

by Alex King on Tuesday, May 16

Money makes the world go round, so Liza Minnelli once told us in Cabaret. Reading, Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town are one game away from the most lucrative money game in sport. It’s estimated that victory in the Championship playoff final will be worth somewhere in the region of £170 million. You could go round […]


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