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Chris Rivers

An experienced journalist, Chris is very knowledgeable on a host of different sports and often focuses on NFL, boxing and Formula One. Chris is also a regular at the Emirates Stadium, which adds to his knowledge of top flight and European football.

Austria can be happy hunting ground for Mercedes

Only one team has emerged victorious since the Austrian Grand Prix returned to the Formula 1 calendar four years ago. Despite the track now being called the Red Bull Ring, it is Mercedes who have won every Grand Prix since the race was reintroduced and it would take a brave man to back against them […]

Brazil more Costa effective without Neymar

Brazil v Costa Rica (Friday, 1pm) Once again for Brazil fans, all the focus in the build-up to a match has been on the world’s most expensive player Neymar, who is a doubt Friday’s Group E clash with Costa Rica. It is understood that the Paris Saint-Germain forward is still struggling with the after-effects of […]

Belgium seek World Cup marker against Egypt

Belgium‘s ‘Golden Generation’ continue their World Cup preparations by facing off against a Russia-bound Egypt side on Wednesday, with both desperately searching for some momentum. For the last two major tournaments, the Belgians have been tagged up as dark horses, only to falter at the quarter-final stage on each occasion. Their surprise loss to Wales […]

Wales match up well against inexperienced Boks

Wales will expect to kick-off their summer tour of the Americas with a win on Saturday when they face off against a nearly unrecognisable South Africa side in Washington DC. Coach Warren Gatland takes his Welsh squad to the ‘land of opportunity’ looking to see who will stand out in the absence of several regulars. […]

Red Bull hoping to strike lucky in Monte Carlo

The iconic streets of Monaco play host to round six of the Formula 1 season and just like a night at the nation’s famous Casino de Monte-Carlo, all the top teams will be praying fortune smiles upon them for what should be a tight race. Lewis Hamilton heads to the place he now calls home, […]

Youth offers Arsenal answer to Wenger search

As Arsenal gear up for their final game of Arsene Wenger’s 22-year reign, debate over who could potentially replace him at the Emirates Stadium rages on. If you believe what you read in the papers, the Gunners are leaning towards an experienced manager to succeed Wenger. However, could they be missing a trick by not […]

Can Mercedes secure another Spanish success?

Normal service was resumed in Azerbaijan a fortnight ago when Lewis Hamilton clinched his first win of the season. By his own admission, the victory was fortuitous with Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel both having chances to snatch the chequered flag. The F1 circus now rolls into Barcelona, a track which has seen a Mercedes […]

Come On! – Look Out! Premier League finale takes centre stage

It’s another busy week of big sporting events although it’s the final day of the Premier League season that will take the majority of the headlines. Premier League Finale – Sunday After 10 months of blood, sweat and tears, the 2017-18 campaign will come to a close, with the battle for the top four and […]

Vettel to breeze around City of Winds

Ferrari missed out on the chance to confirm their status as the new dominant force in Formula 1 in China last time out but are likely to get a second crack at it when the teams head to Baku this weekend. Mercedes had no answer to the pace of the Italians in qualifying for the […]

Hamilton to strike back in Shanghai

Lewis Hamilton can count himself unlucky not to have won at least one of the first two races of the new F1 season and will be hoping a return to the happy-hunting ground of China can bring about a positive change. The reigning world champion could only watch on as his Mercedes’ team-mate Valtteri Bottas […]