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Perri Shakes-Drayton credits GLL Sport Foundation after recovering from injury to claim silver at World Championships

Sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton has praised the support of the GLL Sport Foundation after receiving a silver medal for her part in Team GB’s stunning 4x400m performance at the IAAF World Championships – completing her long journey back to elite competition following an injury hit three-year spell. For developing athletes, additional

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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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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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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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GLL Sport Foundation hosts ‘Road to Tokyo’ event at the BT Tower

The GLL Sport Foundation hosts many events to celebrate athlete achievements, but the annual BT Tower event is the flagship to showcase what impact the foundation has on its athletes. The GLL Sport Foundation invited sponsors and partners to the prestigious BT Tower event on the 24th of May 2017.

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30 day countdown for GSF supported Transplant Athlete Simon Randerson who will be representing Great Britain at the World Transplant Games

Transplant Team GB is one of the largest teams that will be competing at the World Transplant Games in Malaga. The team, which will be the largest ever sent from the UK, comprises 200 transplant athletes, including 20 juniors, 10 live donors, and 200+ supporters, these athletes, have all survived

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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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