Trivia

Test your knowledge of sporting events in 2017 with our New Year quiz

| 06.01.2017

Coral’s New Year quiz: sporting events in 2017 A New Year is the perfect excuse for a quiz looking ahead to the sporting events in 2017, and Coral experts have prepared exactly that. Whatever you’re into, this coming year has something for you; football, tennis, horse racing, cricket, athletics, darts, snooker, boxing, rugby union and more! If you fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz whe... more...

Five major darts tournament final whitewashings

| 02.01.2017

Major darts final whitewashings It’s never nice being whitewashed in darts, or in fact any sport, and even less so in front of a packed audience with viewers on TV hoping for an epic final in the biggest events. However, unfortunately for some it has happened a number of times in both the PDC and BDO over the years, and so ahead of the 2017 PDC World Championship, Coral pick out five major d... more...

Coral present all nine PDC World Championship nine-darters (plus a bonus perfect leg)

| 02.01.2017

You have to see it to believe it, but witnessing a nine-darter live is one of the most incredible sporting moments you could wish to watch. A perfect leg doesn’t come around too often either, despite there being 3,944 different ways of doing so, with only 49 having ever been thrown televised by 24 different people prior to the 2017 PDC World Championship, with the first only coming in 1984 b... more...

Seven biggest shocks in PDC World Darts Championship history

| 02.01.2017

Biggest PDC World Championship upsets Darts is a sport that requires the utmost concentration and skill, and those at the top of the pile very rarely falter, especially at the most prestigious competition of them all – the PDC World Championship. However, every once in a while even the best in the game have an off day, as we’ve witnessed at Alexandra Palace over the years, and we predict the... more...

Dirtiest Old Firm derbies as the Glasgow giants prepare to collide

| 31.12.2016

There’s no two ways about it, most Old Firm derbies are ferocious, bad-tempered affairs that remain almost unmatched in world football. So, with the two Glasgow giants meeting this weekend, Coral football writers have picked out five of the dirtiest Old Firm derbies in the long and red card laden history of the fixture… Rangers 2-2 Celtic (1987) The atmosphere was described as particul... more...

Five greatest Old Firm derbies as Rangers face Celtic

| 31.12.2016

The two titans of Scottish football, Rangers and Celtic, will meet this weekend for another colossal clash. Scotland’s most successful sides face-off as Brendan Rodgers’ men look to take another step close to their sixth consecutive league title. Gers haven’t had the best of times when facing Hoops in recent encounters, failing to match up with the quality the Celtic Park side po... more...

Unbeaten records: Four other memorable runs as Conte’s Chelsea win 11 in a row

| 23.12.2016

Brilliant Blues make it a perfect 11 Antonio Conte and his juggernaut of a Chelsea side made it 11 wins in a row with victory at Crystal Palace at the weekend and are now approaching a special feat. Diego Costa’s first-half strike was enough to see the brilliant Blues defeat Palace and inches Conte’s club to within two wins of matching Arsenal’s 2001/02 milestone. And, with Bourn... more...

Sports quiz of the week: Test your knowledge of events from December 13-18!

| 20.12.2016

Coral’s sports quiz of the week for December 13-18 The past week from December 13-18 saw a whole host of spectacular sports events occur, from top-flight football, boxing, basketball and darts, plus much more gripping sporting action. Events such as the 2017 PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, the final Premier League fixtures before Christmas and boxing middleweight Gennady Go... more...

Five elite veteran sports stars still competing at top level ahead of Bernard Hopkins’ final fight

| 18.12.2016

Five elite veteran sports stars still competing The career of a professional athlete can be a short one, with many suffering from injury problems, a struggle for form in their later years or simply losing the appetite and desire for competing. Although, there are some exceptions throughout the world of sport, with some being able to prolong their respective time at the top level into the latter st... more...