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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.

Vettel seeks to lay Singapore ghosts to rest

The Formula 1 season has entered a crunch period with only seven races left to go, starting with this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. These are desperate times for Sebastian Vettel after he saw Lewis Hamilton move 30 points clear in the Drivers’ championship in Italy. The Marina Bay Circuit is supposed to be a Ferrari […]

Saints to climb the NFL mountain

The nights are drawing in and the leaves are beginning to turn. It can only mean one thing; put the coffee on because we are staying up late on Sunday nights for some gridiron action! Last season saw the Philadelphia Eagles claim their first-ever Vince Lombardi trophy as they came from nowhere to topple the […]

United can blank Foxes in curtain raiser

The 2018/19 Premier League season starts on Friday night with Manchester United and Leicester City having the honour of cutting the ribbon on the new campaign. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has been more miserable than usual during pre-season but should end the evening with a smile on his face. Man Utd to win to […]

Big guns set out on road to Flushing Meadows

The prestigious Rogers Cup gets underway in Toronto on Saturday with 19 of the world’s top 20 players in attendance. The likes of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be amongst those eager to hit the ground running as the march towards the US Open gets underway. Fed Express not stopping in Toronto The only […]

Hungary offers Vettel shot at redemption

Sebastian Vettel will hope the Hungaroring provides its usual comfort to him as he looks to banish memories of his nightmarish conclusion to the German Grand Prix. Having been 13 laps from extending his lead in the Drivers’ Championship, the Ferrari man is now 17 points behind Lewis Hamilton as F1 gears up for the […]

Hamilton seeks to spoil Vettel homecoming

Sebastian Vettel successfully scuppered Lewis Hamilton‘s home race last time out in the 2018 Formula 1 season and now leads the Drivers’ championship by eight points. However, with Mercedes adamant they have the fastest car on the grid, could Hamilton turn the tables on Vettel at this weekend’s German Grand Prix? Hamilton race winner @ […]

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. […]