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.'
Simon Whitlock knocked out reigning World Champion Adrian "Jackpot" Lewis in last night's Premier League Darts at the Newcastle Arena.
Whitlock came back from 5-2 down to win 8-6 and end Lewis' hopes of claiming a place in this year's semi-finals.
In the second match, Andy Hamilton sealed his play-off spot with an 8-1 thrashing of Kevin Painter.
Hamilton will also be joined in the semi's by James Wade, who beat Raymond van Barneveld in arguably the match of the night.
Wade played out a magnificent 7-7 draw with the Dutchman to claim the point he needed to set up a semi-final clash with Phil "The Power" Taylor.
In the evening's final game, Taylor drew 7-7 with Gary Anderson, who had already been eliminated.
Semi-final matches will take place at London's O2 Arena on May 17.
Phil Taylor v James Wade
Simon Whitlock v Andy Hamilton
Some of the biggest names from the world of darts will be in Newcastle tonight for round 14 of the Premier League Darts.
Some of the biggest names from the world of darts will be in Newcastle tonight as round 14 of Premier League Darts comes to the Arena.
Dutch legend Raymond van Barneveld, and current World Champion Adrian Lewis will be among the stars aiming to make this year's semi-finals.
World number one Phil "The Power" Taylor has already secured his place in the last four. He's been speaking to us ahead of tonight's big event.