Darts commentator Sid Waddell dies

Tributes have been paid to the voice of darts, Sid Waddell. The broadcaster and writer, from Alnwick, died from cancer at the weekend.

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North east darts commentator dies

Sid Waddell being interviewed by ITV Tyne Tees Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Northumberland born darts commentator Sid Waddell has died. He was 72 and had been suffering from cancer.

The former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott paid tribute, tweeting: 'Farewell to Sid Waddell - a man who did so much for darts and voiced so many memorable moments.'

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