Tagged as: Athletes

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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Eight GSF supported athletes to compete at World University Summer Games

The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games

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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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April Athletes of the Month – Boxing Brilliance Cherrelle Brown & Morgan Ansell

April was a very successful month for athletes, particularly in the sport of Boxing, where two of our supported athletes won their national titles. Cherrelle Brown from Islington has been a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete for a number of years and uses her local facilities to help with her

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National Squad selection for supported gymnasts Luke and Clayton

British Gymnastics have recently selected their National Squad for a small number of gymnasts who have been identified as having future international potential. Clayton Bell and Luke Marsh of Rugby Gymnastics Club are both supported by the GLL Sport Foundation and have been included in this National Squad for 2017. Men’s

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December Athletes of the Month – London Disability Swimming Club

London Disability Swim Club are fantastic all year round, but their achievements in December must be recognised. Seventeen London Disability Classified Swimmers travelled to Manchester to compete in this prestigious annual event; the National Disability Championships.  To open the event, there was a heroes parade and celebration of GB Rio Paralympians

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GLL Sport Foundation to support today’s and tomorrow’s athletes with £1million funding pot

Applications are now open for talented young sports men and women from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to apply for a share of a £1 million funding pot, out to help young sporting stars realise their dreams.  Talented athletes have until 20th February 2016 to apply for financial awards

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