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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 13, 2019 5:06 PM Elise Christie wins European 1000m bronze a day after claiming short track skating silver

Britain's Elise Christie won her second European Short Track Championship medal in as many days with 1000m bronze. Christie won 1500m silver on Saturday on her solo racing comeback following the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, where she injured ankle ligaments. Russia's Sofia Prosvirnova won 1000m gold as France's Tifany Huot Marchand took silver 22

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 10, 2019 9:33 PM FA Continental Tyres League Cup: Manchester City Women 7-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Women

Manchester City Women scored four goals in the last 10 minutes as they thrashed Brighton to reach the semi-finals of the FA Continental Tyres League Cup. Nikita Parris chipped in to put City ahead but Danielle Buet levelled from the spot after Karen Bardsley's foul. Lauren Hemp and Caroline Weir scored either side of half-time as the hosts led 3-1 going 20

January 10, 2019 10:56 AM Colombian football chair calls women’s game a ‘lesbian breeding ground’

The president of a Colombian football club has apologised after he described a women’s game as a “lesbian breeding ground” and suggested that female players are alcoholics. Gabriel Camargo, the chair of Deportes Tolima, said he didn’t mean to cause offence with his remarks about lesbians, reports France 24. “I declare it wasn’t my intention to offend 24

January 8, 2019 10:11 AM Paul Gascoigne pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting a woman on a train

The former England star has said he merely stepped in to comfort the woman after someone called her a "fat cow". The former England footballer, 51, was arrested while travelling on a CrossCountry service from York to Newcastle on 20 August. The alleged incident is said to have happened at Darlington and involved a woman over 16. Gascoigne appeared at Peterlee 19

January 2, 2019 5:16 PM WWE: Gene Okerlund, wrestling interviewer, dies at 76

The wrestling world has been rocked by the death of "Mean" Gene Okerlund, the veteran interviewer who was as much a part of WWE as Spandex and chokeholds. Renowned for his announcing, ringside commentary and chats with such stars as Hulk Hogan and Jesse Ventura, his death at 76 was announced by the WWE company. In a tweet, the company described him as "the most recognisable 20

December 28, 2018 7:55 PM PDC World Darts Championship: Defending champion Rob Cross beaten by Luke Humphries

Defending champion Rob Cross was knocked out of the PDC World Championship after suffering a shock 4-2 defeat against Luke Humphries. Second seed Cross, 28, looked in control at 2-0 up but his 90th-ranked opponent found his range on the doubles and rattled off three successive sets. Humphries, 23, had the darts at 2-2 in the sixth set and missed one dart at double 29

December 10, 2018 1:37 PM Ronnie O'Sullivan: Steve Davis would 'love' to see Sports Personality nomination

Record-breaking snooker player Ronnie O'Sullivan should be nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, says six-time world champion Steve Davis. O'Sullivan made history with a 19th win in a Triple Crown event as he took the UK Championship for the seventh time. But the 43-year-old has never even made the shortlist for the BBC award. "I would personally 27

December 3, 2018 12:45 PM Women's Euro 2021: England named hosts of European Championship

England will host the 2021 Women's European Championship, Uefa has confirmed. The Football Association was the only bidder but had to meet strict guidelines before being awarded it by European football's governing body. FA head of women's football Baroness Campbell said: "This is fantastic news for the FA, the country and for the development of girls' 38