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Greenwich Charity Raise Funds To Support Local Athlete Journeys

Greenwich charity, Greenwich Starting Blocks held a Gala Dinner on Wednesday 4th October at the prestigious InterContinental, 02 London Hotel to celebrate 10 years of success and raise funds to support the next generation of Greenwich athletes. 280 guests from across the sport, corporate and political world attended the dinner

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Imani Lansiquot: future athletics star, academic and inspiration

Website fastrunning.com has written a fantastic article on GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Imani Lansiquot. Imani is the second fastest British junior of all time, being only behind GSF ambassador Dina Asher-Smith. She has a bright future ahead of her, but also has the ambition to inspire young women and

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Swim like a champion: Free Olympic masterclass at Gurnell Leisure Centre

Families in Ealing will have the chance to improve their swimming at a FREE coaching session to be hosted by double Olympian and GLL Sports Foundation Athlete Ekaterina Avramova at Gurnell Leisure Centre on 29thOctober 2017. The event, which is being sponsored by leisure operator Better, will celebrate the huge success of

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World Taekwondo Grand Prix coming back home to London

The World Taekwondo Grand Prix will take place at the Copper Box Arena, operated by GLL. Lutalo Muhammad and Christian McNeish will be competing and are both supported by the GLL Sport Foundation. Golden girls Jade Jones and Bianca Walkden will spearhead GB Taekwondo’s 16-strong squad’s challenge at the World

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Mari Durward-Akhurst & Rafael Rhys Pollitt September Athletes of the Month

September is the end or the beginning of the season in many sports and there have been plenty of fantastic athlete successes this month. We are delighted to announce that our September athletes of the month are Mari Durward-Akhurst (Para Equestrian) and Rafael Rhys Pollitt (Fencing). Both athletes have had

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Transplant Sport Swimming Day at the ‘Pool of Champions’

On Saturday 23rd September 2017, 24 transplant swimmers congregated at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day. The swimmers, aged between 12 and 70 years old came from around the UK, have one thing in common – they all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers, who attend the London event, recently

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Mari Durward-Akhurst becomes National Para Dressage Champion

Friday 15th September 2017: LeMieux National Dressage Championships 2017- Gold Para Dressage Championship Mari has sent us in a blog of her experience of becoming national champion; we’re very proud to be supporting her! Lost for words….. A dream come true!! Today me and Sky became the Grade 1 National Champions

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Paralympian Claire Cashmore starts new venture in para-triathlon

Paralympian Claire Cashmore has won multiple Paralympic medals for swimming, but has now decided to try and new venture! We’re looking forward to continuing our support through this exciting journey. Please read her blog below. You may have noticed from my pictures and social media posts, I am spending a lot

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Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the

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