GSF News

Pippa Earley wins Gold in the SIAB International Pentathlon

The GLL Sport Foundation has been supporting local Tower Hamlets athlete Pippa early for the last couple of years. She is going from strength to strength and really coming into her own. Pippa represented England for Athletics in Glasgow in November at the SIAB International  Pentathlon (England, Scotland, Ireland and

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Callum Sullivan selected for 2018 Cambridge Boat Race team

Callum Sullivan won the ‘Muhammad Ali Athlete of the Year’ Award last month at the annual Greenwich Starting Blocks Fundraising Dinner. Callum has been supported by Greenwich Starting Blocks and the GLL Sport Foundation, and this year was identified by British Rowing to receive a SportsAid award. Callum is now

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GLL Sport Foundation & SportsAid supported Holly Dunford nominated for One-To-Watch award

SportsAid has announced the ten athletes on the shortlist for this year’s One-to-Watch Award. The annual award, set to be presented at the charity’s SportsBall in London on Thursday 23 November, was launched in 2006 and looks to shine a spotlight on the achievements of Britain’s brightest young sporting prospects. Among the

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SportsAid award nomination huge confidence boost for GSF supported Calvin Tarczy

Junior World Championship gold might seem like the perfect ego boost, but Ealing rower Calvin Tarczy will take to the water with renewed confidence after he was shortlisted for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award. Tarczy won world coxless four gold in August, having topped the podium twice at an international junior

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Swimming Masterclass run by GSF athlete and Olympian Ekaterina Avramova

Families in Ealing were given the chance to improve their swimming at a free coaching session hosted by double Olympian and GLL Sport Foundation Athlete Ekaterina Avramova at Gurnell Leisure Centre on 29th October 2017, to celebrate Gurnell Leisure Centre reaching the monumental 4000 swim school target. Classes were open

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Richard Kruse – October Athlete of the Month

Richard Kruse is a four time Olympian who has been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. This has become even more important now that fencing is no longer funded by UK Sport. October has been a very successful month for Kruse and he has moved

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Team England – Commonwealth Games 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in

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Lucy Charles wins silver at her first World Ironman Championships

Lucy Charles and her partner and coach Reece Barclay have been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. They regularly use GLL centres to train, and this has obviously paid off with Lucy winning a fantastic silver at the World Ironman Championships earlier this month. Read

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