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BDO darts: Champion Wayne Warren to receive lowest prize since 1989

BDO darts: Champion Wayne Warren to receive lowest prize since 1989

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British Darts Organisation world champion Wayne Warren will receive £23,000 for winning the 2020 title - 77% less than the previous winner.In contrast, Peter Wright received £500,000 for winning the rival PDC World Darts Championship.Warren became the oldest world darts champion after beating fellow Welshman Jim Williams 7-4 in Sunday's BDO final. His winnings are the lowest since Jockey Wilson won £20,000 for beating Eric Bristow in the 1989 final.The winners from 2010 to 2019 all received a £100,000 prize.In a letter sent to players seen by the BBC, BDO chairman Des Jacklin explained that a lack of sponsorship was behind the prize fund reduction as the full breakdown was issued to players.D
Steve Bruce mocked by Aston Villa fans on return to Villa Park as Newcastle United lose to Villans for the first time since April 2011

Steve Bruce mocked by Aston Villa fans on return to Villa Park as Newcastle United lose to Villans for the first time since April 2011

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Aston Villa made it a miserable return to the Midlands for Steve Bruce as they comfortably beat his Newcastle United side 2-0 on Monday night. Bruce, who was sacked by the Villans 14 months ago, is still yet to win the Magpies’ supporters over after succeeding Rafael Benitez in the summer. Getty Images - Getty Steve Bruce could not get the better of his successor, Dean Smith And if his side continue to perform as they did at Villa Park on Monday night, the former Sunderland boss will continue to see his popularity tumble on the Toon. For Villa, the three points conveniently coincided with captain Jack Grealish’s return to the side and moves them above West Ham United and Everton in the Premier League table. With games against Manchester United and Ch
Frozen 2: We’ve been practising for this since we were kids

Frozen 2: We’ve been practising for this since we were kids

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Six years after the release of the record-breaking, Oscar-winning, ear-worming Frozen, the wait is finally over for a sequel.Actors Josh Gad, who plays innocent snowman Olaf, and Jonathan Groff, who this time gets his own solo as Princess Anna's love interest Kristoff, told Sky News that in a way they have been preparing for their roles in the films since they were very young. Image: Frozen is back with a long-awaited sequel. Pic: ©2019 Disney "When I was a kid, I used to sit in my bedroom alone, essentially - the sound quality is really good because it's like the bed and the stuffed animals - and I would act out all of my favourite Disney movies alone in my bedroom," said Groff."And the crazy revelation for me was: that is what it i
UK ducks recession with weakest annual growth since 2010

UK ducks recession with weakest annual growth since 2010

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The UK has dodged a recession despite seeing the biggest year-on-year slowdown in nearly a decade.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the 0.3% growth for the latest quarter signalled the economy "slowing" as UK GDP had grown at 1% for the same period in 2018. It said this represented the weakest annual rate since 2010.However, the expansion meant the UK avoided plunging into a recession, defined by two successive quarters of economic decline.It shrank by 0.2% in the three months to June 2019. Advertisement Despite this, the economy was slightly weaker than both market expectations and the Bank of England's latest forecasts, which had pointed to 0.4% growth for the period between July and September...
How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

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Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will lock horns once again this Sunday and resume a rivalry which has blossomed into one of the greatest of the Premier League era. The Reds welcome the defending Premier League champions to Anfield in the later kick-off, knowing a win will extend their lead at the top of table and, depending on results, could force City down into fourth. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have cemented their reputations as two of the best mangers in the world One of the biggest tasks for Klopp will be composing his players should they win, knowing full well defeat last season at the Etihad practically kick-started City’s incredible title surge. But experience is in his favour in this situation, with the German having l