Michael van Gerwen

Van Gerwen runs riot in Blackpool

Michael van Gerwen will face Simon Whitlock in the second round of the World Matchplay. Here's a full round-up of Monday's action.

Phil Taylor is playing his final season before retirement (Pic: Lawrence Lustig)

Taylor to face Barney in Blackpool

Phil Taylor will meet Raymond van Barneveld in the second round of the World Matchplay. Here's a full round-up of Sunday's action.

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.

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.

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.

Racing Tips

George Wood

Tuesday's racing preview

Nick Robson heads to Chelmsford for his Tuesday nap but provides race-by-race suggestions for every UK and Irish meeting.

Clive Cox

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot heads to Nottingham's evening meeting for Tuesday's nap selection with one of Clive Cox's fancied.

Tipping challenge: Latest standings

The stewards gave Richard Fahey a helping hand on the third day of the Tom O'Ryan Memorial Tipping Challenge at Beverley.

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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.