European Darts Open 2017

The full draw, schedule, results and odds from the European Darts Open, which takes place in Leverkusen from June 30-July 2.

Michael van Gerwen took the title in Austria

Brilliant MVG edges Smith

Michael van Gerwen won his third European Tour title of 2017 with a brilliant 6-5 defeat of Michael Smith in Austria.

MVG won the Premier League

PDC 2017 calendar & results

A calendar of the events on the PDC Darts circuit, updated with reports and tournament results as the season unfolds.

Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen

Austrian Darts Open 2017

The full results from the Austrian Darts Open, which took place in Schwechat from June 23-25.

Peter Wright (Lawrence Lustig)

Shock defeat for Peter Wright

Kim Viljanen knocked out world number two Peter Wright on the second day of the Austrian Darts Open.

Racing Tips

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot's selection from Friday's action is an improver representing the Roger Varian stable.

Thursday's racing preview

Anita Chambers provides a selection for every race on Thursday, with Replenish the pick of her fancies at Newcastle.

Sir Chauvelin (far right) should go well

Northumberland Plate guide

We run the rule over the entire field for Saturday's Stobart Rail Northumberland Plate Handicap at Newcastle.

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Lexington Times
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Socialites Red
J: R P Walsh

Football Tips

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.