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Four-star Saxons rise into top three

South Saxons Hockey Club’s men’s first team moved up to third in the league courtesy of an away victory on Saturday.

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Rob Cross will be making his debut in the 2018 Unibet Premier League. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross to face MVG in Premier League opener

World darts champion Rob Cross will face world number one Michael van Gerwen on the opening night of the 2018 Unibet Premier League.

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Australian Open: Konta blames lack of match fitness after surprise second round exit

Johanna Konta insisted her Australian Open loss to lucky loser Bernarda Pera was not a “massive catastrophe” as she contemplated an early flight home (writes Eleanor Crooks).

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Australian Open: impressive Konta advances despite ‘blueberry debacle’

Johanna Konta eased into the second round of the Australian Open - but is still lamenting her forgotten blueberries (writes Eleanor Crooks).

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Rob Cross at a packed Sidley Working Men's Club on Tuesday night. Picture courtesy Liz Kelly

Cross triumph goes down well at local venues

Rob Cross’s 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship victory was well received at a couple of local venues where he is well-known.

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New coach Michael Joyce has high hopes for Konta

Michael Joyce has no doubt his new charge Johanna Konta is capable of winning a grand slam.

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Rob Cross alongside the mayor of Hastings, Cllr Judy Rogers. Picture courtesy Roberts Photographic

World champion honoured at town hall

The mayor of Hastings, Cllr Judy Rogers, welcomed new world darts champion and St Leonards resident Rob Cross to a reception at Hastings Town Hall yesterday (Tuesday) evening.

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The field sets off in the senior men's race at the Sussex Cross-Country Championships including third-placed Ross Skelton (white Phoenix vest, 153). Picture by Simon Newstead

Hastings AC in the medals at county championships

There were some fabulous runs from Hastings Athletic Club members at the Sussex Cross-Country Championships, sponsored by Dynamic Scaffolding.

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Rob Cross at the oche during his victory over Phil Taylor in the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship final. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross: It doesn’t really feel real

Darts star Rob Cross admitted being the world champion feels ‘a bit unreal’.

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Rob Cross clutches the William Hill World Darts Championship trophy on stage at Alexandra Palace. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

I can still get better, says new world champ

Rob Cross believes he can still play better and has vowed to work harder after winning the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Rob Cross kisses the trophy after winning the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Pundits purr over world champion Cross

The Sky Sports pundits and commentators waxed lyrical over Rob Cross after his William Hill World Darts Championship triumph.

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Rob Cross proudly clutches the William Hill World Darts Championship trophy. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross sinks Taylor to win world title

Rob Cross completed a sporting fairytale by winning the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Rob Cross (left) and Phil Taylor with the William Hill World Darts Championship trophy. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Taylor lauds new world champion Cross

Phil Taylor said the darting world has ‘a little animal’ on its hands in the form of new world champion Rob Cross.

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Rob Cross celebrates after landing a key dart during his semi-final victory over Michael van Gerwen. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross relishing facing ‘favourite player’ in world final

Rob Cross is relishing the prospect of facing ‘my favourite player’ in the William Hill World Darts Championship final.

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Rob Cross celebrates after his magnificent victory over Michael van Gerwen at Alexandra Palace, London, last night. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Words can’t explain it, says world finalist Cross

Rob Cross said ‘words can’t explain it’ after reaching the William Hill World Darts Championship final on his debut at the sport’s blue riband event.

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Rob Cross celebrates his magnificent victory as Michael van Gerwen graciously applauds in the background. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross stuns van Gerwen in classic to reach world final

Rob Cross stunned the great Michael van Gerwen in an amazing contest tonight (Saturday) to reach the William Hill World Darts Championship final.

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Rob Cross is through to the semi-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross wins thriller to reach world semi-finals

Rob Cross prevailed in an epic contest to reach the semi-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Rob Cross celebrates an important dart against John Henderson. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross surges into World Championship quarter-finals

Rob Cross surged through to the quarter-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Hastings parkrun course record holder Adam Clarke alongside Lizzie Clarke, who went into second place on the all-time ladies' list at Hastings parkrun.

GB international smashes own course record

Adam Clarke became the third fastest parkrunner in history on a stellar day at Hastings parkrun last weekend.

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Rob Cross, pictured here at the recent Players Championship Grand Finals, is through to round three of the William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Superb Cross wins World Championship classic

Rob Cross won a thrilling second round contest at the William Hill World Darts Championship this afternoon (Saturday).

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