Momo Zhou became just the second female player to feature at the World Cup of Darts - and despite defeat she showed the talent that earned her place in Frankfurt.
Top seeds Scotland lived up to their billing, leading the established nations in chalking up opening-night victories at the World Cup of Darts.
The World Cup of Darts kicks off live on Sky Sports at the Eissporthalle in Frankfurt on Thursday night, as 32 nations compete in the pairs tournament from May 31- June 3.
Less than four years ago, Jonny Clayton was not even on the PDC circuit, but after enjoying an impressive rise to prominence, the man nicknamed 'The Ferret' is preparing to make his World Cup of Darts debut for Wales in Frankfurt.
After just five years playing the sport, Momo Zhou will make her TV debut and become just the second female player to feature in the World Cup of Darts.
Rod Studd, Wayne Mardle and Rod Harrington answer our questions ahead of this week's World Cup of Darts, which kicks off in Frankfurt on Thursday night
Defending champions the Netherlands will be looking to equal England's tally of four World Cup titles in Frankfurt this week. They remain the only two nations to have won this tournament, but will their dominance continue?
One month, four countries, 12 sporting events and 3,965 miles in the #FANVAN!
Mensur Suljovic overcame Dimitri Van den Bergh 8-2 to claim glory in the German Darts Masters in front of a record-breaking 20,000 fans at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen on Friday.
Gary Anderson and Peter 'Snakebite' Wright were shocked at last year’s World Cup of Darts by Singapore.
Everything you need to know about the World Cup of Darts, live on Sky Sports from May 31 to June 3.
The #FANVAN travels across the channel to watch the PDC Darts Premier League play-offs in London, where Wayne Mardle gives SQ a masterclass at the oche.
Gary Anderson put his Premier League disappointment behind him to claim his fifth PDC title of 2018 with a 6-5 win over Gabriel Clemens in the final of Players Championship 11 in Milton Keynes at the weekend.
A new look line-up made for an intriguing Premier League competition - Paul Prenderville argues it answered the early questions it posed.
After Thursday's draw for the World Cup of Darts, the PDC has confirmed the schedule of play for four days of action which you can see live on Sky Sports.
As we look ahead to Finals Night at the O2 Arena, we reflect on the top five moments from a fascinating 2018 Premier League season.
Michael van Gerwen says he is feeling "phenomenal" after claiming a third successive Premier League Darts title, but conceded his quality dropped as he sought to break his world-record 123.4 average.
Michael van Gerwen maintained his vice-like grip on the Premier League Darts trophy, securing a third successive title by beating Michael Smith in a dominant display in the final.
Michael Smith will return to major finals, despite losing the Premier League Darts trophy to Michael van Gerwen at the last hurdle, agreed our Sky Sports pundits.