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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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Kirsten Wells part of Ultimate team qualified for European Championships

Kirsten Wells is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete that competes in Ultimate Frisbee. She has sent us an update on her latest achievement. It was UK Ultimate Nationals over the Bank Holiday Weekend and I’m super excited to tell you that SYC finished 2nd out of 8 women’s teams,

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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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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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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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