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January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 25

January 12, 2019 5:52 PM BDO World Championships: Mikuru Suzuki beats England's Lorraine Winstanley

England's Lorraine Winstanley was beaten 3-0 by Japan's Mikuru Suzuki in the BDO Women's World Championship final at the Lakeside. Unseeded Suzuki, 36, becomes the first non-European to win the title as well as the first Asian world champion in either PDC or BDO competitions. Top seed Winstanley, 43, was competing in her first world final but won only two legs against 23

January 9, 2019 6:59 AM ASB Classic: Cameron Norrie beats Joao Sousa to reach Auckland quarter-finals

British number two Cameron Norrie reached the ASB Classic quarter-finals with a straight-set victory over Joao Sousa in Auckland. World number 93 Norrie beat the Portuguese, who is ranked 49 places above him, 7-6 (7-4) 6-4. The 23-year-old saved all six break points he faced as he closed out the match in 95 minutes. He will face 50th-ranked Taylor Fritz 19

December 25, 2018 10:46 PM Pensioner wins $1m a day after his wife beats cancer

Harold McDowell said that he was "dumbfounded" by the win but that his wife's health meant more than the money. On Friday, doctors confirmed that his wife was cancer free, after multiple surgeries for liver cancer and hospital stays for colon cancer. Then on Saturday afternoon he won $1m (£790,000) at a casino in Atlantic City. Mr McDowell, 85, bet just $5 in a game of poker 27

December 9, 2018 4:48 PM How do you formulate a Christmas number one?

Music experts think they have cracked the perfect recipe for a number one, including how many beats per minute the song should be. Experts at UK music label Ostereo think they have cracked the formula, after crunching the statistics on every Christmas number one from the last 50 years. They say the song should be three minutes 57 seconds long, and be 114 beats 28

November 12, 2018 9:32 PM ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic beats John Isner in group opener

World number one Novak Djokovic underlined why he is favourite to win the ATP Finals with a commanding win over John Isner in their group opener. The Serb, 31, was in devastating form as he easily dealt with the big serves of American Isner in a 6-4 6-3 victory. World number 10 Isner, making his debut at the season-ending tournament, was broken in the fifth 26

October 23, 2018 4:38 PM WTA Finals: Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beats Petra Kvitova in Singapore

Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Petra Kvitova for the first time in four years with a 7-5 3-6 6-2 victory at the WTA Finals in Singapore. Denmark's Wozniacki, 28, sealed the win in two hours and 19 minutes despite needing medical treatment on her knee during the second set. The Ukrainian sixth seed hit eight aces and needed one hour and 54 minutes 32

September 19, 2018 10:20 AM Naomi Osaka beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets at Pan Pacific Open

Japan's Naomi Osaka has beaten Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-1 at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo - her first match since winning the US Open. The 20-year-old beat Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam earlier this month - a victory overshadowed by Williams' outbursts at the umpire. The third seed raced to victory in 59 minutes against Slovakia's Cibulkova 39

September 14, 2018 10:05 AM Cardi B Shuts Down Nicki Minaj’s Claims That She Pays Radio Stations To Play Her Music

It’s been a week since Cardi B threw her shoe at Nicki Minaj during the Harper’s Bazaar ICONS Party, and now the ‘Barbie Dreams’ rapper has dedicated her whole one hour Beats 1 show, Queen Radio, to discussing what exactly went down. But we all know by now that Cardi doesn’t hold back when she’s ready to speak her mind, and rn she’s shutting down Nicki’s 61

September 9, 2018 9:48 AM Strictly Come Dancing launch show beats The X Factor in ratings

It marks a dip on last year’s launch when it drew an average of 8.8 million viewers and peaked at 9.5 million viewers. Viewers saw the celebrity contestants learn who their professional dancer partners will be during the BBC’s flagship entertainment series. Fashion guru and TV presenter Susannah Constantine was partnered with Anton Du Beke on the launch 35