4. Dez. Direkt im Anschluß an die Auslosung zur PDC Dart WM wurde der neuen WM Pokal, die Sid Waddell Trophy vom amtierenden. Day 12 of the £ million event saw 12 players continue their quest for the Sid Waddell Trophy, with the final four third round games and the. starb „the Voice of Darts“ im Alter von 72 Jahren an Darmkrebs. Ihm zu Ehren trägt ein neuer WM-Pokal seit den Namen „Sid-Waddell-Trophy“.
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Circus Tavern — Alexandra Palace since Purfleet — London since Circus Tavern , Purfleet. He claimed to have been sacked for being "too Geordie ". From , Waddell became an independently employed commentator, but mainly associated with his work with Sky Sports.
For the next 17 years, he worked continuously as a commentator on all darts tournaments televised by Sky Sports. In September , Waddell was diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Despite this diagnosis and undergoing treatment, he managed to come back to the darts commentary box in the spring of during some Premier League nights.
After commentating on a sporadic basis during the Premier League , Waddell did not commentate at either the UK Open nor the World Matchplay prior to his death on 11 August The World championship trophy has been renamed eponymously in his honour, in recognition of his contribution to darts.
This interview was aired on Sky Sports on 16 August , five days after his death, as a tribute entitled: He regularly commentated on the four annual nine-ball pool events on which the two companies collaborated World Pool Championship ; World Pool Masters ; World Pool League ; and Mosconi Cup , particularly between the years of — However, as these events began to be hosted further away from the UK, Waddell gradually withdrew from the sport.
He is remembered for coining the term "Golden Break", meaning when the 9-ball is pocketed directly from the break, giving the breaking player an immediate win.
In , he was the commentator for the British game show House of Games in which two families competed in various household based challenges.
This show featured edited versions of matches from the days of World of Sport Wrestling. Waddell was twice nominated for TV awards. Waddell was married to Irene and they had a joint family of five children: Nick, Lucy, Emma, Charlotte and Dan.
Lucy, Emma, Charlotte and Dan being progeny from a previous marriage. A fervent Newcastle United supporter, Waddell lived in Pudsey.
He succumbed to bowel cancer on 11 August , the day after his 72nd birthday. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alnwick , Northumberland , England.
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