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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.

Boro to keep Hatters at bay in season-opener

The Championship makes its return on Friday night under the floodlights at Kenilworth Road when newcomers Luton host play-off hopefuls Middlesbrough. The Hatters stormed to the League One title last season and will be pumped up for their first second-tier fixture in 12 years. However, with Boro expected to be in the promotion picture once […]

England to strike first Ashes blow

World champions England enter the first Ashes Test having been given a scare by Ireland last week on their return to red-ball cricket. However, the return of a few key men could give the home side the edge against an Australia side who haven’t enjoyed recent trips to Edgbaston. England to win @ 10/11 Lord’s […]

All Blacks out for revenge against Springboks

New Zealand and South Africa face off in what will likely be the Rugby Championship decider on Saturday morning, with the All Blacks still smarting from the Boks last visit to Wellington. South Africa edged an all-time classic between the two rivals at the Cake Tin 12 months ago, coming from 12-0 down to record […]

Rosenborg to give Linfield the blues

The Champions League first qualifying round draws to a close this week as the long road to the group stages rolls on. In terms of British and Irish sides, Celtic are well placed to qualify but Dundalk and Linfield face uphill battles if they are to move on. Rosenborg win to nil @ 20/33 Linfield […]

No stopping Serena’s Wimbledon charge

Serena Williams will become the oldest Grand Slam women’s finalist when she steps out on Centre Court on Saturday afternoon alongside Simona Halep. The 37-year-old has been there and done it all in the tennis world but her desire remains as strong as ever as she eyes an eighth Venus Rosewater Dish. Williams to win […]

Ferrari unlikely to spoil Hamilton homecoming

Mercedes saw their perfect season ruined in Austria a fortnight ago and now head to Silverstone for the 70th edition of the British Grand Prix seeking to get back to winning ways. Lewis Hamilton usually saves his best performance for his home race and will be seeking to become the first man to win six […]

Homegrown duo well placed to end Tour de France wait

The 106th edition of the Tour de France gets underway in Brussels on Saturday with competitors gearing up for a gruelling three weeks, taking in 21 stages across 2,162 miles. Reigning champion Geraint Thomas is seeking to maintain Great Britain’s recent dominance of the Grand Tour in the absence of four-time winner Chris Froome. Team […]

Tigers to deepen Pakistan gloom

Pakistan head to Lord’s on Friday hoping for a World Cup miracle to keep their semi-final dreams alive as they gear up to face Bangladesh. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s men will need to make ODI history if they are to oust New Zealand in the battle for fourth but have found it tricky against the Tigers recently. […]

Silver Arrows to hit their mark in Austria

There has been no stopping the Mercedes juggernaut this year with Lewis Hamilton‘s straight-forward victory in France making it eight wins from eight races. Despite both introducing upgrades, Ferrari and Red Bull have had no answer to the Silver Arrows and that situation is unlikely to change at the Austrian Grand Prix this weekend. Hamilton race […]

Wolves seeking to derail charging Saints

It is first versus second in the Super League on Friday night when leaders St Helens head to Warrington looking for a fourth win in the last five meetings against the Wolves. Another triumph for the Saints will leave them with one hand and a few fingers on the League Leaders’ Shield but Warrington’s new […]