Dave Clark: Five years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, why I am facing the disease head on

In 2011 Sky Sports presenter Dave Clark was told he had Parkinson’s. Now undertakng a major fundraising challenge, the Leeds broadcaster on why he’s refusing to hide away.

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The 'voice of darts' Sid Waddell.

Sid Waddell: Working class wordsmith and oracle of darts

Sid Waddell was the ‘voice of darts’ whose unique commentary endeared him to fans. Now his son, Dan Waddell, has written about his colourful life. Chris Bond talks to him.

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Curtis Turner

Darts: Turner prizes chance to take on the big boys

TADCASTER MARKSMAN Curtis Turner is hoping to arrow in on a showdown with one of darts’ big stars.


Video: Bullseye for Leeds arena as darts come to town

THOUSANDS of darts fans converged on Leeds’ First Direct Arena last night for the opening night of this year’s Betway Premier League.

Phil Taylor. PIC: Lawrence Lustig

Leeds is the right place for world class darts

BOOM SPORT darts is set to move to a new level in 2016, one of its top stars claims.

Gary Anderson with the Sid Waddell trophy.

Darts: Anderson to take on Lewis in a world final rematch in Leeds

DARTING GIANTS Gary Anderson and Adrian Lewis will meet in a world final rematch when the Betway Premier League begins in Leeds next month.

Gary Anderson. Pic: Lawrence Lustig/PDC.

Darts: Flying Scotsman Anderson on track for Leeds arena opener

THE FLYING Scotsman is ready to steam into Leeds.

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Phil Taylor

Darts will be returning to FDA Leeds

darts’ booming Betway Premier League will kick-off in Leeds again next year.

Dave Clark gets ready for his presenting role at the Betway Premier League Darts at Leeds Arena for Sky Sports.

Sky Sports’ darts presenter Clark determined to ‘live in the moment’

Sky Sports presenter Dave Clark, from Leeds, gives a candid yet uplifting insight into living with Parkinson’s. Peter Smith reports.


Video: Leeds out in strength to welcome back darts

LEEDS UNDERLINED its status as one of darts’ great destinations as the Betway Premier League got off to a rip-roaring start.

Stephen Bunting.

Darts: Taylor talks up ‘buzzing’ Leeds darts spectacle

DARTs LEGEND Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor says Leeds’ First Direct Arena is one of the best venues in the country for his sport.

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Gary Anderson (left) celebrates defeating Phil Taylor (right) during the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. PIC: PA

Darts: Leeds to host Anderson v Taylor rematch

New world champion Gary Anderson faces a rematch with Phil Taylor when darts’ Betway Premier League returns to Leeds next month.

Gary Anderson.

Darts: World champion Anderson looking forward to Leeds return

Immediately after achieving his darting destiny, new world champion Gary Anderson’s thoughts turned to next month in Leeds.

Mark McGrath.

Kiwi flying flag for Leeds at darts world championships

WHEN IT comes to the PDC’s version of the World Championship, Leeds is not known as a darts hotbed.

Michael Van Gerwen at the First Direct Arena.

Leeds First Direct Arena to host Premier darts opening night extravaganza

LEEDS’ First Direct Arena is to host the opening night of darts’ 2015 Betway Premier League, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal.


Darts: Hearn and players thrilled by the Leeds Arena

Leeds is here to stay as a venue for world-class darts – and boxing will be next.

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Adrian Lewis

Darts: Over 10,000 flock to watch the top arrows fly in Leeds

A world record crowd for a darts event will flock to Leeds’ First Direct Arena tomorrow when the Betway Premier League rolls into town.


Darts: van Gerwen to play Anderson at Leeds arena

REIGNING Premier League Darts champion Michael van Gerwen will play 2011 winner Gary Anderson when the tournament visits Leeds for the first time in March, while Phil Taylor will play Wes Newton at the First Direct Arena.

Leeds darts ace Martin Atkins who was forced to pull out of the BDO world championships with an arm injury.

Darts: Atkins’ injury withdrawal leaves world championship bid in tatters

LEEDS DARTS ace Martin Atkins has described his world championship exit as his “worst nightmare”.

Michael Van Gerwen holds aloft the Sid Waddell trophy after winning 2013 Ladbrokes World Darts Championship.

Top-flight darts stars to attend Leeds event

WORLD FINALISTS Michael van Gerwen and Peter Wright are among darts’ top names set to appear in Leeds this year.

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