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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 17:03 GMT 18:03 UK
John 'Boy' Walton Loyal Walton eyes fresh challenge
John 'Boy' Walton is back in action for his local darts side just 24 hours after his Embassy World Championship success.
Bobby George Dazzler: 'Darts is our sport'
BBC pundit Bobby George gives his candid response to BBC Sport Online on accusations that darts is a game, not a sport.
New Embassy world darts champion John Walton Jubilant Walton takes title
John 'Boy' Walton is crowned Embassy World Darts champion with a scintillating 6-2 victory over Ted 'The Count' Hankey.
Frimley's dazzling darts
Darts legend and BBC pundit Bobby George believes John 'Boy' Walton is a worthy champion in one of the best world championships in the history of the sport.
Embassy World Darts - in pictures
A look at some of the images from the Embassy World Darts championship, eventually won by John 'Boy' Walton.
Dazzler wants to light up screen
Darts legend Bobby George fancies having a crack at acting after his success as Ray Stubbs' sidekick on BBC Television.
Hankey counts out Fordham
Defending champion Ted 'The Count' Hankey rebuffs the challenge of Andy 'The Viking' Fordham at the Embassy World Darts.
John Boy tops Mardle
Jonh 'Boy' Walton advances to the final of the Embassy World Championship after beating Wayne Mardle 5-3.
Holder Hankey past Barney
Ted Hankey puts out Raymond Barneveld in a classic quarter at the Embassy World Championships.
Mardle steams into semis
An unseeded Embassy World Championship finalist is guaranteed as Wayne Mardle puts Ronnie Baxter out in the quarters.
'Darts is not a sport'
BBC Sport's Rob Bonnet admits to a liking for darts, but refuses to call it a sport.
Walton crushes Pusa threat
John 'Boy' Walton roars into the Embassy World Championship semis with a thrashing of Finnish hope Marko Pusa.
Barney breaks the 'Bronzed Adonis'
Raymond Barneveld meets defending champion Ted Hankey in the quarter-finals after overcoming a stubborn Steve Beaton.
The Count is Bobby's tip
Darts legend and BBC pundit Bobby George gives Sport Online his impressions on Ted Hankey and Andy Fordham as the quarter-finals loom.
Painter brushes up darts profile
Sixth seed Kevin Painter says the old image of darts players as beer-swilling, big-bellied brutes is definitely now a thing of the past.
Bobby backs the 'Boy'
Darts legend and BBC pundit Bobby George gives Sport Online his views on the latest action and John 'Boy' Walton.
King toppled as Baxter marches on
Ronnie Baxter is the only seed left in the top half of the Embassy World Darts Championship draw as top seed Mervyn King bows out.
First-round thrills at Frimley
Darts legend and BBC pundit Bobby George gives Sport Online his views on the latest action at the Lakeside Country Club.
Painter polishes off Jenkins
Kevin Painter, Andy Fordham, Matt Clark and Wayne Jones progress into the second round of darts' Embassy World Championship.
Streaker tops Frimley Green bill
Ted Hankey eases to a 3-0 victory over Shaun Greatbatch, despite being overshadowed by darts' first naked double top.
Kingy all grown up
Bobby George reviews the first two days of action at Frimley Green for BBC Sport Online.
World Darts: scores and schedule
All the latest results from the Embassy World Darts Championship, along with the match line-up at Frimley Green.
Bobby George - missing in action
Showman Bobby George failed to make it to the 2001 Embassy World Darts Championship as a player but he is there as a BBC pundit.
Bob Potter and the magic of Lakeside
BBC Sport Online's Saj Chowdhury speaks to Bob Potter, the owner of Lakeside, about his commitment to the World Championship.
Absolute beginner checks out darts
The BBC's Matt Millington gives a unique, first-timer's insight into the Embassy World Darts Championship at Frimley Green.
Something about Mary and darts
Lakeside manageress Mary tells BBC Sport Online about her mammoth task preparing the Frimley club for the World Championship.
The overseas invasion
A number of players from darts' foreign legion of sharp shooters could land the 2001 Embassy World Darts Championship.
Treble chance at the bookies
BBC Sport Online's Stuart Roach looks at the prices on offer from bookmakers for the Embassy World Darts Championship.
The biggest man in darts
Sport Online speaks to Martin Fitzmaurice, the referee at Frimley Green who knows he is, quite literally, the largest man in the sport.
The great darts divide
Ever wondered why there are two World Championships in darts? BBC Sport Online takes a look behind the scenes.
Where are they now?
BBC Sport Online catches up with some of the legends from the darts world to see what they are doing now.
All in the name of darts
Do you know your Vikings from your Counts? BBC Sport Online looks at the nicknames for the Embassy World Darts Championship contenders.
Watch the BBC highlights
The BBC TV highlights from every day of the Embassy World Darts Championship competition are live and on demand.
BBC go big on darts
BBC gives its top coverage to 2001's first major sporting event, the Embassy World Darts Championship.
Have you won Dazzler's shirt
One lucky user has won Bobby George's shirt - BBC Sport Online reveals who it is.

World Darts Championship


INTERACTIVE DARTS

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Embassy World Champion Johhn 'Boy' WaltonWalton victorious
How John 'Boy' beat 'The Count'

Sports Talk SPORTS TALK
John 'Boy' Walton showing darts is a true sport - or is it? Sport or hobby
Does darts deserve to be called a sport?

Bobby George
Dazzling darts


Kevin Painter
Darts smartens up


Our guide to checking out
How to check out


BarneveldDart attack
Classic images from Frimley Green

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