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.

 Kemar Lawrence will join Jamaica’s squad for the Reggae Boyz Nation’s League encounter against Suriname brimming with confidence after he was named in the MLS Best 11 for 2018.

Jamaica’s Briana Williams has been announced as one of the five finalists for the for the 2018 Female Rising Star Award to recognise this year's best U20 athlete.

Does Nicholas Pooran have a real future as part of the Windies cricket team?

 Drumeco Archer believes president Rosamunde Carey runs a partisan executive and he plans to change that should he win the presidency of the BAAA on November 24.

Jamaica have named their 19-man squad for their Americas-Championships clash against Canada at the University of North Florida Stadium in Jacksonville on Tuesday.

The Jamaica Boxing Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Montego Bay Cricket Club to open a second national gym on the third floor of that facility that has been endorsed by former WBA flyweight champion Nicholas Walters.

Walters' father, Job, will be in charge of the facility.

The JBBC made the announcement at the recent launch the second of its Gloves over Guns fight card set for Jamaica’s second city on Saturday, November 17. The fight card will feature fights between boxers from Jamaica and Canada and three other fights. 

Boxing board president Stephen Jones said he was happy to sign the MOU with the club, which he said will be in force initially for four years. The gym is expected to be up and running by January 2019.

Walters welcomed the establishment of the gym in Montego Bay as it will help to develop the youth and lead to the development of professional boxing in Jamaica.  He also welcomed the staging of the fight card in the parish and encouraged everyone to come out and support the event.

Meanwhile, General Secretary of the board, Leroy Brown, said the Gloves over Guns fight card is scheduled to run from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and will feature boxers from the Red Tribe, who will bring five amateur boxers between the ages of 13 and 16 years.

Their opponents will be selected from the JBBC’s national gym – the Stanley Couch Gym, JDF, GC Foster and Sugar Olympic.

President of the Montego Bay Cricket Club, Clive Waldron, said that the ‘day’ was long in coming having started discussions for the club to host the gym for about four years.

Drumeco Archer plans to revolutionize track and field in the Bahamas if he becomes president when BAAA elections are held on November 24.

Jamaica’s sports minister Olivia Grange has lauded the late Winston Chung Fah as one of the best ever to serve the region.

Winston Chung Fah, a man considered a legend of Jamaica’s football, died on Thursday at the age of 78.

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