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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.



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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