Leighton Levy

Leighton Levy

Leighton Levy is a journalist with 28 years’ experience covering crime, entertainment, and sports. He joined the staff at SportsMax.TV as a content editor two years ago and is enjoying the experience of developing sports content and new ideas. At SportsMax.tv he is pursuing his true passion - sports.

Oft-injured sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole is the latest athlete to break ties with the Racers Track Club head coach Glen Mills, citing neglect.

Coach Wayne Smith is buzzing over the success of a Jamaican Taekwondo team that performed ‘above expectations’ at the Pan Am Taekwondo Championships held in Ocala, Florida, this past weekend.

Trinidad and Tobago Olympian Khalifa St. Fort has reportedly parted ways with her coach Ato Boldon.

The world number-one sprint hurdler Janeek Brown has signed a professional contract with Puma and has gone pro.

She reportedly signed her contract last Thursday night, the same day of the start of Jamaica's national championships to select a team to the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The 21-year-old Brown, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas set a world-leading 12.40s to win the 2019 NCAA title, setting a new Jamaican national record in the process.

However, she was unable to show her talents at the SVL/JAAA National Championships in Kingston on Sunday after the 100m final was aborted.

The former Wolmerian posted the news of her decision to join the professional ranks on Twitter Wednesday evening.

“Blessed is she who believes the Lord will fulfil his promise to her…I am professional,” she tweeted while thanking the coaching staff at Arkansas for their support in the two years she ran as an amateur.

Sportsmax.TV, however, has been reliably informed that she will remain in school.

Brown set world-leading times of 12.57 and 12.55 while representing Arkansas this past season before setting her national record time at the NCAA Championships in Texas in early June.

Standout Jamaican junior golfer William Knibbs heads a 10-member team named by the Jamaica Golf Association to contest the 2019 Caribbean Golf Championships set for June 30-July 6 at the Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) on Tuesday launched the third staging of the Sandals Resorts Under-19 cricket competition and academy at the Trelawny Multipurpose Stadium.

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell successfully underwent knee surgery on Wednesday after being forced out of the ICC World Cup because of injury.

Ato Boldon believes Briana Williams is a special talent that could have gone faster last Friday night and he expects her to be even faster at the World Championships in Doha this year.

After two years of frustration, Elaine Thompson, the 2016 double Olympic champion, returned to the top of the world rankings this past weekend while winning the sprint double at Jamaica’s national championships in Kingston.

West Indies cricket great Brian Lara has been admitted to hospital suffering from chest pains, according to reports emerging from India.

Two tries from Duhaney Park Red Sharks back-rower Ryan Grant set Jamaica on the road to a 26-24 victory over the USA, in the nation’s first meeting on Caribbean soil, at the Mona Bowl, University of West Indies, Kingston.

Shanieka Ricketts said her only intent on Saturday was to defend her national title in the women’s triple jump. Coming off her third-place finish at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Ricketts returned to Jamaica not expecting to be anywhere close to her season-best 14.76m, now the third best in the world this year.

Jamaican UFC fighter Randy Brown sees his win Bryan Barberena on Saturday night as a major step forward in his fighting career.

Following her record-breaking performance in the 100m at Jamaica’s national championships on Friday night, Briana Williams has decided to withdraw from the remainder of the championships because of illness.

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