Steve West celebrates his win

Seeds tumble in Blackpool

Micheal Smith and James Wade made early exits at the PDC World Matchplay as Peter Wright scraped into round two.

World Matchplay Darts 2017

The full draw, schedule, odds, results and TV guide for the World Matchplay, which takes place in Blackpool from July 22-30.

Could MVG meet an outsider like Gurney in the final?

World Matchplay Darts tips

Michael van Gerwen is a worthy favourite to win his third World Matchplay title in a row but Chris Hammer has found value elsewhere.

Today at the darts: Tips & odds

The World Matchplay gets under way tonight so here's the full order of play, odds and our best bet.

Michael van Gerwen: Defending World Matchplay champion

World Matchplay: Player-by-player

We profile the 32-man field ahead of the 2017 World Matchplay in Blackpool, complete with odds, facts and predictions of how far each player could go.

Racing Tips

Redcar racecourse

Sunday's racing preview

Nick Robson fancies one of in-form trainer Jedd O'Keeffe's runners at Redcar on Sunday and has race-by-race picks for every meeting.

Action from Redcar

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot's Saturday nap won as What About Carlo scored again at Newbury - his Sunday nap runs at Redcar.

Ulysses just holds off Barney Roy to win the Eclipse

Gallops Report: Sir Michael Stoute

Eclipse winner Ulysses looked in cracking form on the gallops on Saturday, according to our man in Newmarket.

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Football Tips

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Our best bets

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

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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