Sto. Cristo cagers win 3x3 crown

The team from Barangay Sto. Cristo of Tarlac City was recently crowned champion of the RC Cola Liga ng Bayan after beating rivals from Malolos, 20-18, during the grand finals of the Luzon-wide 3x3 basketball tournament organized by ARC Refreshments Corp., maker of RC Cola products in the Philippines.

Federer in fiery debut

PARIS (AFP) - Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, admitting he “felt on edge”, as Angelique Kerber’s hopes of completing a career Grand Slam suffered a quick kill.

Kicked out

FED UP with a certain group which “sees me an interloper and an outsider,” Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas yesterday cracked the whip, removing several officials from key committees led by the man he beat in a hotly-contested election in the country’s governing body in sports last year.

Scribes to honor Thirdy Ravena

After leading the Blue Eagles to their second-straight UAAP title, Ravena is set to be named the Collegiate Player of the Year in the 2019 Chooks-To-Go Collegiate Press Corps Awards Night presented by SportsVision on Monday, May 27 at the Amelie Hotel in Ermita, Manila.

Steffen, Duke brace for CT IRONMAN duel

Swiss Caroline Steffen and Aussie Dimity Lee Duke set out for another clash of power and endurance tipped to go down-to-the-wire as they banner the elite cast in the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday (June 2).

Still hot

The Elite clinched their third straight win as they beat Columbian Dyip behind a strong finish, 118-110, and seized the solo lead in the midseason conference on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

We the North

LOS ANGELES -- Kawhi Leonard finished with 27 points and a career high 17 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors advanced to their first NBA final with a 100-94 win over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks.

Kevin Durant defends role with Dubs

“It’s hard to get away from that because I watch the games (when Golden State are on the road) and I saw the lead-up to the game and I saw everybody talking about it,” said Durant, who is averaging 34.2 points per game in the playoffs.