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July Athletes of the Month – Aled Davies & Michael McKillop

July was a very busy month with a lot of success from our supported athletes. It was a difficult decision, but we have chosen Aled Davies and Michael McKillop for their successes at the Para Athletics World Championships last month. Both athletes added to their medal collections winning more golds

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GLL Sport Foundation & GLL Community Foundation work in partnership at Poplar Baths One Year Anniversary

On 27th July 2016 Poplar Baths Leisure Centre opened it’s doors to the public for the first time in 30 years. The iconic venue is at the heart of the community in Tower Hamlets and offers swimming, gym, fitness classes, roof top football pitch and Better Coffee Corner. To mark the

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World Transplant Games: GSF supported athletes strike gold!

The World Transplant Games are unique games which celebrate what is possible in life after transplantation. Put simply, the games are the ‘Olympics’ for transplant recipients. Held every two years, this year the Games were hosted by the city of Malaga, Spain where 1,350 transplant athletes from 52 countries gathered

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Twelve GSF supported athletes selected for Athletics World Championships

British Athletics have announced the team for the Athletics World Championships taking place in London 4-13th of August. Currently 81 in total, the London 2017 team will be the largest ever to represent British Athletics at a World Championships. We are very proud to be supporting 12 of those athletes selected.

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Summer of Sporting Talent – GSF athletes competing against the best

This summer is showing a variety of sporting championships including Wimbledon, the Athletics and Para Athletics World Championships and the Deaflympics. We’re proud to announce a huge number of GSF supported athletes have been selected and are already competing in these world class events. Lucy Shuker (GSF ambassador in Taunton)

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Eleven GSF supported athletes on the start list for the Muller Anniversary Games

The biggest international athletics stars on the planet will turn out for a one day World Championships at the Müller Anniversary Games on the 9th of July. Twelve reigning Olympic champions, including Sir Mo Farah, 23 Olympic silver and bronze medallists from Rio, and eleven current world champions will take part

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Eden Cheng wins European Junior Diving Championships

Eden Cheng (GSF supported athlete) won Great Britain’s first gold of the European Junior Diving Championships 2017 with victory in the Group B Platform. The Crystal Palace diver made her European Junior debut at the event in Bergen, Norway. But the 14-year old looked a star in the making as she swept

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Pippa Earley selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Pippa has received the fantastic news that she will represent England in the Commonwealth Youth games in the Bahamas this month. Although Pippa is a pentathlete, she specialises in hurdles and will be competing in the U18 100m hurdles. Pippa has recently returned from representing England in the ISF World school

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June Athletes of the Month – 8 Automatic Qualifiers for Athletics World Championships supported by GSF

Nearly 50 GSF supported athletes competed at the World Championships Team Trials last weekend, with eight automatically qualifying for the World Championships in August. The champs are being held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium; a home games in London makes it all the more exciting for our GB

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