The funeral of darts broadcaster Sid Waddell will take place in Leeds today
Former players and broadcasting colleagues pay tribute after news of Sid Waddell's death.
Sid Waddell, the voice of TV darts has died aged 72.
Hundreds of mourners packed Pudsey Parish Church this lunchtime for the funeral of darts commentator Sid Waddell. The voice of darts had been battling against bowel cancer for nearly a year when he died earlier this month aged 72.
Sid Waddell's son, Dan, has told Calendar that his family have drawn comfort from the tremendous support they've had following his father's death. You'll be able to hear more from him on Calendar News tonight at 6pm.
Hundreds of people have gathered in Leeds for the funeral of Sid Waddell, known as 'the voice of darts'.
Dan Waddell pays tribute to his Dad, Sid, as family and friends gather in Leeds for his funeral. You can hear the full interview with Dan on Calendar News tonight at 6pm.
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.
Darts player John Lowe tells Calendar of his memories of his friend Sid Waddell. The voice of darts died at his Harrogate home aged 72.
Yorkshire commentator John Helm pays tribute to colleague and friend Sid Waddell, following the news of his death. The 72-year-old darts commentator died at his home in Harrogate after a battle with cancer.
Stephen Fry has paid tribute to TV darts commentator Sid Waddell who has died at the age of 72 after a long battle with cancer. During a memorable guest appearance alongside Sid Waddell in the TV commentary box Fry proclaimed himself "as happy as a pig in Chardonnay",
The TV star paid his respects via Twitter. and wrote: "Farewell Sid Waddell: Cambridge educated but always loyal to darts and his beloved NE: master of the wild epithet & the true voice of darts."
The voice of darts, Sid Waddell, has died at his home in Harrogate at the age of 72. He'd been fighting cancer. Today tributes have been paid to the man who revolutionised coverage of the pub game. Lisa Adlam reports.