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.

Vincent van der Voort

Dream debut for Rodriguez

Teenager Rusty-Jake Rodriguez made a dream debut on the PDC European Tour as he progressed at the Austrian Darts Open.

Racing Tips

Irish Derby horse-by-horse guide

Check out our guide to the final field for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh, featuring Wings Of Eagles and Cracksman.

Jim Crowley

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot has had three winners from his last four tips - Thursday's selection goes at Newmarket.

Thursday's racing preview

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

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12:10 Vaal
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Flexible Fugitive
J: A Delpech
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Wellspring
J: Andrew Fortune
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Just An Affair
J: Marco V'Rensburg

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.