GSF News

A Successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes

A successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes, with a number of achievements in the first couple of months. Here the rundown for just some of GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete’s successes. Nathan Jones won gold in 4 x 50 metre Freestyle relay at the Invictus Games in Toronto at

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Ikhinmwin’s England call-up to inspire kids

The Captain of the London Lions Basketball Club, Joe Ikhinmwin has been selected to play for the England National Squad at this year’s Commonwealth Games and hope it will inspire the country’s kids. Joe , who has previously played for the Great Britain under 20 team and attended South Carolina

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SHELAYNA OSKAN-CLARKE WINS BRONZE

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke, a 800m runner from Hillingdon backed up her 2017 European Indoor medal with a bronze at the 2018 World Indoor Athletics Championships. She explains the impact of the Foundation “Gaining the support from GLL reinforces the development that I have made the last couple of years to achieving

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GSF ATHLETES SET FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES

With the 2018 Australian Gold Coast Commonwealth Games a month away, with new 2018 athletes included it is projected that over 60 supported athletes will compete at the Games for their respective countries. Below profiles those selected thus far and with some teams yet to be released these numbers will

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Rafael Rhys Pollitt – ‘Building on my 2017 progress’

Rafael Rhys Pollitt made a real impact on the Fencing world in 2017 and is hoping to continue his form into 2018, with the support of the GLL Sport Foundation.   “2017 was all about building a solid foundation to take forward to 2018. I have achieved the ranking of

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Montell Douglas announced as part of GB Bobsleigh team for winter Olympics

Team GB have announced the Bobsleigh team heading to PyeongChang for Winter Olympics 2018. Team GB will take part in 3 disciplines, two and four man sled’s and the women’s event. Which will involve GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with Greenwich Starting Blocks funded athlete Montell Douglas. Montell has been

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GLL Sports Foundation Launched In Cornwall

For the first time athlete’s based in Cornwall can now receive support from the GLL Sports Foundation (GSF). An event was held to launch the GSF in Cornwall on 9th January 2018 and was attended by Paralympic Table Tennis Player David Wetherill and Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho.

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Wales Announce Commonwealth Games Team – Including GSF Funded Anna Hursey

Wales have announced a squad of 93 athletes who will travel to the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games in April, including GLL Sport Foundation supported table tennis player Anna Hursey. Anna is the youngest member of the squad and youngest person to ever represent Wales at senior level in

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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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