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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.

Lopez to take battle of the old guard

Feliciano Lopez will play Gilles Simon in the Fever-Tree Championships final at Queen’s as the veterans continue to do the business. As Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic hold sway in the Grand Slams, 37-year-old Lopez squares off with 34-year-old Simon in Sunday’s showpiece match. Lopez to win @  Lopez needed a wildcard to […]

Uruguay have recipe for Copa success

A busy summer of tournament football goes up a notch on Friday when the 2019 edition of the Copa America gets underway. Hosts Brazil, who face Bolivia in the opening game, are the short-priced 11/10 favourites to win the Copa but this is a competition that doesn’t always follow the script. Even without Neymar in […]

Johnson an outstanding US Open candidate

The US Open gets under way on Thursday and Dustin Johnson at 8/1 looks to have an outstanding chance of adding to his major tally. First of all, he’s finished in the top four at four of the last five US Opens, winning in 2016. The world number two also has excellent form, with seven […]

Raptors to prey on wounded Warriors

The injuries keep mounting for Golden State Warriors and the defending NBA champions will need Steph Curry to be at his MVP best if they are to beat Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Toronto Raptors +4.5 @ 10/11 The series heads to Oakland for the first time after the two teams […]

Joshua out to take NYC by storm

Anthony Joshua finally gets the chance to show the American boxing market why he should be crowned king of the heavyweight division when he makes his Stateside debut at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday. Standing across the ring from the IBO, WBA ‘Super’, WBO and IBF champion will be Andy Ruiz Jr, hardly […]

Red Bull out to ruin Mercedes record

Mercedes are on course for the first ‘Invincible’ season in the history of Formula 1 after dominating the first five rounds of the 2019 campaign. The Silver Arrows now roll on to Monaco where they could find Red Bull cause them a few headaches in their quest to maintain their 100 per cent record. Verstappen […]

Dangerous Reds pose Barca threat

Liverpool put their Premier League title fight to one side on Wednesday as they prepare for the small matter of a European semi-final against Barcelona. With so much focus on the fight for honours on a domestic front, this game might have crept up on the Reds as they head to Spain for the first […]

Spurs to taste City’s wrath

Any film fan will tell you that in the majority of cases the sequel is not as good as the original. That is likely to be the case as Manchester City and Tottenham lock horns once again, four days after their Champions League epic. With City smarting from their exit at the hands of Spurs, […]

Ferrari fireworks on F1’s landmark day

Formula 1 celebrates its 1,000th race this weekend in China with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc hoping it proves to be a memorable occasion for more than one reason. Leclerc was unlucky not to claim his maiden win in Bahrain but could make amends on a track where the Scuderia appear to have a significant advantage over […]

Tricky Toffees can trap Arsenal

No side in English football history has beaten another as often as Arsenal have defeated Everton, with the north Londoners racking up 97 victories. However, given the Gunners’ recent issues on the road, and the Toffees having lost their soft centre, it could be tough for the visitors to add to the win column at […]