Phil Taylor defeated Michael Van Gerwen to lift the Sid Waddell trophy and become 16-time champion of the world on New Years Day. But is the sport often maligned for its athletic aptitude becoming more the peoples game than football?
Phil Taylor regained his PDC world championship crown at Alexandra Palace in front of a boisterously unbound New Year's Day crowd, a 16th title confirming Taylor's status as the definitive champion not just in the modern pay-TV era but in the history of competitive darts.
Sports fans yesterday woke up to the sad news that Sid Waddell, a legend within the Sporting community, had sadly lost his battle with bowel cancer.
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Tonight the final group of first round matches in The Betfair World Matchplay at The Winter Gardens of Blackpool will be decided.
Later this month, the great and good of sport will gather at the LG Arena in Birmingham to pay tribute to each other and all the good stuff they have done this year, and at the climax of it all, someone who sits on a horse while it jumps over large hedges will, if the bookies are to be believed, be crowned the Sports Personality of the Year.