It is hard to quantify in sheer words and anecdotes, but for horse racing fans and punters the second week of March is traditionally the finest of the year. That is when the Cheltenham Festival is held; four days of explosive equine action and millions of pounds wagered across the globe.…

Occasionally, we like to mark your card with a medium to long-term ante post wager that looks of good betting value; as anybody on our Rotherham to be relegated/Millwall to be promoted/Moussa Dembele to finish Scottish Premiership top goalscorer treble tipped back in August, at 65/1, will currently attest.…

It’s a tournament known as the FA Cup of Darts, and it is one that is much beloved on the circuit. The UK Open, hosted by Butlins Minehead of all places, features a completely open draw from round one, and as such anybody can play anybody else without the protection of seeding. So a chap who qualified from the pub qualifiers could go from playing at the Dog & Duck to tackling Michael van Gerwen in front of thousands of people!…

For fight fans, it is always intriguing when an upcoming bout has a touch of needle and bad blood to it, and that is exactly what we can expect when David Haye and Tony Bellew lock horns at Wembley Arena on Saturday.…

Football; it’s a beautiful game and a bloody cruel one too. Less than a year after lifting the Premier League trophy in one of the most historic moments in world football, Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has been shown the exit door in a move that has been described in terms as eclectic as ‘necessary’ and ‘diabolical’.…

The third round of the Premier League of darts was notable for three top tungsten tossers – Peter Wright, Phil Taylor and Dave Chisnall – all bounding back to form with winning performances.…

The second set of Champions League fixtures takes place this week, and after Barcelona’s hearts were broken on Valentine’s night in Paris you have to wonder how these matches will pan out.…

With a bit of late, a quirk of fate and a touch of genius, the 16 teams left in the FA Cup are just 180 minutes away from a day out at Wembley Stadium in the semi-finals and 270 from a tilt at winning the oldest cup competition in club football.…

We’re onto Gameweek 3 of the Premier League Darts roadshow already, and remarkably no player in the competition still boasts a 100% record. That is testament to the fact that there are no gimmie matches in this year’s tournament; every point has to be earned.…

The Champions League returns this week, and punters are being treated to a blinding set of fixtures at this Round of 16 stage. If you find yourself alone on Valentine’s Day evening then not to worry: you’ll have your pick of Benfica vs Borussia Dortmund and PSG vs Barcelona to warm your cockles while your mates are trying desperately to impress their loved ones. You, friend, are winning.…