Gary Anderson admits he has never "felt comfortable" at the World Matchplay as he prepares to kick-start the tournament on Saturday night.
Michael van Gerwen is readying his challenge for a third successive World Matchplay title.
Wayne Mardle looks into his crystal ball before the World Matchplay kicks off in Blackpool...
The curtain is ready to come down on 15-time World Matchplay champion Phil Taylor at the world famous Winter Gardens. Can The Power light up Blackpool one final time?
Gary Anderson will defend his title at the Auckland Darts Masters in August after being confirmed alongside debutant Michael Smith as competitors in the World Series of Darts treble-header in New Zealand and Australia.
A new Sky Sports is here with a range of new dedicated channels alongside a relaunched mobile app - which now gives you the option to receive the news alerts you want.
Look back at Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor’s first World Matchplay title win from 1995.
Watch Phil Taylor hit the World Matchplay's first-ever nine-darter before the tournament returns this weekend.
Blackpool's Winter Gardens has provided some spectacular seaside memories, so we cast our mind back to five of the best World Matchplay moments.
Michael van Gerwen secured back-to-back World Series of Darts titles after beating Daryl Gurney 8-6 in the final of the US Darts Masters in Las Vegas.
Gary Anderson and Peter Wright join former champion James Wade in kicking off the 2017 BetVictor World Matchplay on Saturday July 22.
Two-time champion Michael Van Gerwen will start his BetVictor World Matchplay campaign against Stephen Bunting, while Phil Taylor will face Gerwyn Price.
From July 18, Sky Sports will be better than ever with a range of new dedicated channels.
Peter Wright won his fourth European Tour title by defeating Mervyn King 6-2 in the final of the HappyBet European Darts Open on Sunday night in Leverkusen.
Michael van Gerwen thrashed his close friend Vincent van der Voort 6-0 at the European Darts Open on Saturday.
Former European Tour winners James Wade and Justin Pipe will meet in the first round of the European Darts Open on Friday.
Michael van Gerwen won his third European Tour title of 2017 with a brilliant 6-5 defeat of Michael Smith in Sunday's Austrian Darts Open final at the Multiversum in Schwechat.
A seventh international World Series of Darts event has been added to the PDC circuit with the introduction of the German Darts Masters in Dusseldorf on October 20-21.
The draw has been made for the 2017 Austrian Darts Open, as the PDC European Tour returns to the Multiversum in Schwechat, Vienna.
Gary Anderson bounced back from a final defeat to Steve Beaton on Saturday by winning his 20th Players Championship title in Wigan 24 hours later.