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Chris Barrett

Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.

London of mass distraction re-arms Magnussen for Rio

Chris Barrett Nearly three months have passed since James Magnussen dragged himself from the pool at the London Olympics and put his head in his hands in disbelief.

Gold is no trivial pursuit

Chris Barrett Roger Federer craves the one prize that has eluded him, writes Chris Barrett.

Tennis

Is this the end for Tomic's father?

Chris Barrett During his fairytale run to the last eight at Wimbledon Bernard Tomic said repeatedly he would eventually branch out from his controversial father, John.