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Win for Waites

Scott Waites celebrates with the trophy after winning the BDO World Professional Darts Championships Credit: PA

Congratulations to Yorkshireman Scott Waites, who's the new BDO World Darts Champion.The 35 year old - who was born in Bradford and now lives in Halifax - dominated the final against Tony "The Silverback" O'Shea at the Lakeside.

He won it 7-1 - the largest margin of victory since the format was changed in 2006.

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Funeral of darts broadcaster Sid Waddell to take place today

Sid Waddell was known as the 'voice of darts' and lived in Yorkshire Credit: PA

The funeral of darts broadcaster Sid Waddell will take place in Leeds today.

Sid, who was 72, died at his home in Harrogate on the 12th August after a long battle with bowel cancer.

Family, friends, and a number of faces from the sporting world are expected to go to the service to pay their respects.

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