Nimrod Lebumfacil Quiñones is a veteran sports journalist based in Cebu. He started as a correspondent for the sports section of The Freeman in 1989 while he was still in college and became the assistant sports editor a year after. In 1993, he took over as sports editor of the paper, which he held until 2004 when he moved to the business process outsourcing sector for a few months. In 2005, he returned to The Freeman as managing editor, but continued to write a sports column until he moved to Alta Vista Golf and Country Club to serve as its general manager in September 1, 2012. As an athlete, he played football and volleyball for his school team and represented Cebu in various national and regional judo tournaments. The author is also a sportsman, who currently sits as director in the board of the Cebu Volleyball Association (CEVA) and the Cebu Football Association (CFA). He is also the longest-serving commissioner of the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) having been appointed to the position by Mayor Alvin Garcia in 1998, then by Mayor Tomas Osmeña in 2001 until 2010, and in 2010 to 2013 by Mayor Michael Rama. He is also currently the acting president of the Cebu Chapter of the Philippine Judo Federation and a holder of a 1st Arts Association. For fun, the author dabbles in golf, biking, pistol shooting, and photography. dan blackbelt. The author is also a life member of the United States Martial

7th place is Pinoys worst-ever finish in SEAG

POOLED REPORT FROM PSA   FINAL MEDAL TALLY Country        Gold Silver Bronze Total 1. Thailand    107    94     81     282 2. Myanmar      86    62     85     233 3. Vietnam       73    86     86     245 4. Indonesia    65    84    111    260 5. Malaysia       43    38     77     158 6. Singapore              34    29     45     108…

Two Cebuanas bag gold in SEA Games

POOLED REPORT FROM PSA   MEDAL TALLY – Dec 20 (As of 7:45 pm) Country        Gold Silver Bronze Total 1. Thailand     89    86      70     245 2. Myanmar     69    53      66     188 3. Vietnam      66    71      73     210 4. Indonesia   61    68      95     224 5. Malaysia      37    36      66     139 6. Singapore…