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.

There has been a significant backlash against the IAAF’s decision to cut eight events – four male and four female – from the Diamond League circuit for the upcoming season.

Jamaican Olympian Michael Fray was found dead on Wednesday, the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association has confirmed.

Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association (JAAA) is revealing that he plans to launch an investigation into reports of the potential move of the young Jamaican sprinter Sachin Dennis to Bahrain.

Top Jamaican fitness athlete Kristen McGregor said she is grateful to have made the top eight in her first major competition, the IFBB World Professional Championships in Tarragona, Spain from November 1-3.

Trinidad and Tobago’s beach volleyball team of Tsyan Selvon and Asma Charles won the gold medal at the Barbados Olympic Association Independence Invitational Games at Pirate’s Cove, Bridgetown, Barbados on the weekend.

Meanwhile, their men’s team of Stephen Enile and Joel Theodore came up short, ending with the silver medal in the competition.

Selvon and Charles got the better of Stacey Atherley and Neesah Yearwood of Barbados 21-14, 23-21 to advance to the semi-finals where they benefitted from a forfeit to secure the gold medal after Nariesa Dyer and Thea Bradshaw withdrew due to injury.

Selvon said she and her teammate capitalised on the things they did well together, despite not having much experience playing with each other.

“We only played in one local tournament before but since then we have a special bond,” she said. “We competed against our senior volleyball teams who had more experience than us but we learnt how to capitalize on our strengths on defence.”

The Bajan pair of Omar Sealy and Elwin Oxley came out victorious from a stern battle against Enile and Theodore 25-23, 21-19.

Jamaica’s athletes competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan will be provided with insurance coverage from Marathon Insurance Brokers who are partnering with the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) to provide coverage before, during and after the Games.

Breakout performer, Kristof Street won three gold and one silver medal and crowned champion at the Jamaica Rifle Association’s (JRA) Beginners Archery Tournament that was held on Sunday, November 3 at the JRA’s headquarters in Kingston.

Jamaica’s fast-rising sprint hurdler Britany Anderson is among five finalists for the 2019 Female Rising Star Award.

Retired Jamaican cricketer Renford Pinnock had plans to take graduation pictures of his youngest son, Phillip, who was graduating from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Friday with a Master’s degree in Education.

Tarania Clarke, who recently represented Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz during the Olympic Caribbean qualifiers, was stabbed to death in Kingston on Thursday.

Ronald Levy, Jamaica’s reigning 110m hurdles champion and the 2018 Commonwealth Games champion had surgery to repair a fractured shin that has hampered him for more than a year.

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