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Team GB win the U23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

History was made in Toronto as the GB junior men claim gold at the U23 World Championships 2017. Two GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes were part of the winning team; Ben Fox (Swindon) and Jack Perry (Cambridge). In what was a dramatic gold medal game against Turkey, the GB men

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Nearly 50 GLL Sport Foundation athletes competed in World Championships Team Trials

The GLL Sport Foundation are proud to support nearly 50 athletes that competed at the World Champs Team Trials at the weekend. To qualify for the World Championships, athletes that have the qualifying time and are place in the Top 2 automatically qualify. The rest is up to the selectors! The highlights

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Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation Awards 2017

Beacon Sports Centre hosted the first Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Thursday 29th June.  The awards evening gave an opportunity to celebrate the successes of local athletes and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. Although athletes from the area have been supported

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First year of Cardiff athletes supported by the GLL Sport Foundation

Cardiff City Hall hosted the first Cardiff GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Tuesday 27th June.  The event took place to launch GSF across Cardiff, celebrate the successes of local athlete and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. A huge 35 athletes attended the event with their

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SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE & VALE OF WHITE HORSE TALENTED ATHLETES PRESENTED AWARDS

Nearly 120 talented young athletes based in South Oxfordshire or Vale of White Horse will benefit from a fund worth over £60,000 – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL. The athletes will be supported through the ground breaking GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the largest independent athlete support programme in the

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GLL Sport Foundation supports local Hammersmith athlete aiming to compete for France

The GLL Sport Foundation supports athletes from a diverse number of sports and not only competing for Great Britain, but for other countries too. Adrien Coulibaly is a good example of this; Adrien lives in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and trains at GLL’s Mile End track, but competes

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GSF and SportsAid supported athlete Scarlet Dale gets Great Britain call up

The England Athletics Mountain Running Championships took place on Sunday 4th June up the mountain of Skiddaw above Keswick. The uphill-only event was held in conjunction with the trials for the GB &NI team for the European Championships, which are to be held in Kamnik, Slovenia on 8 July. Scarlet

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Second annual Belfast GSF awards at Belfast City Hall with attendance from 120 individuals

44 athletes in Belfast were recognised with awards and a funding commitment of over £50,000 from GLL. The event was opened by the Lord Mayor of Belfast (Nuala McAllister, Alliance party). GLL’s Belfast Community Sport Manager, Ronan McKenna compered the evening with GSF Chair Peter Bundey speaking at the event,

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May Athletes of the Month – Selected to Represent Northern Ireland at Commonwealth Youth Games – Jack McMillan & Davicia Patterson

With just a little under two months before the action begins, the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC) has announced the team which will be competing in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas between 18th and 23rd of July. The Commonwealth Youth Games will bring together 1000 young

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