Athletes

There were many fantastic achievements throughout August with the Olympics in motion, but Lutalo Muhammad’s silver medal performance tops them all. Lutalo was selected for the Games and but for a last second flying kick would have secured his dream a... (more)
14 Dec 22
The 2022 New Year’s honours list saw a host of GSF supported athletes awarded.  A total of 12 past and present GSF athletes have been awarded OBE’s and MBE’s. The honours highlight the success of athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics and... (more)
23 Nov 22
The Scottish Diving Championships recently took place from the 29th of November to the 2nd of December and many of our athletes put in amazing performances and came home with 17 medals between them. GSF Ambassador Tom Daley took first place in the Me... (more)
16 Nov 22
A quick round up of recent GSF athlete success. Simon Randerson won three Gold and two Silver Medals in the Swimming section of the European Transplant and Dialysis Games. Simon, who had a liver transplant 16 years ago will be swimming in the 60-69 a... (more)
16 Nov 22
GSF Athletes had a fantastic European Para Championships, with our swimmers especially putting in some exceptional performances, bringing home countless medals between them! Here are some of our athlete successes; [Image] Hannah Russell had very succ... (more)
15 Nov 22
Louis Rolfe is a British Paralympic track cyclist. Rolfe came to note as a cyclist during the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships where he was part of the gold medal-winning British team sprint event. Rolfe was inspired to take up para-sp... (more)
09 Sep 22
The success of the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme, the GLL Sport Foundation has once again been recognised, with 59 athletes, who’ve received financial or practical help from the Foundation, winning medals at the 2022 Commonwealth... (more)
11 Aug 22
An impressive 145 past and present athletes supported by the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme will be competing at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Good luck to the supported athletes taking part in a variety of different ... (more)
25 Jul 22
1,452 talented young athletes from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will benefit from a cumulative £700,000 worth of free memberships for sports venues and leisure centres, cash bursaries and other athlete services – thanks to leisure charitable s... (more)
10 May 22
Ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games, applications now open for athlete support in 2022/23 – from winter sports to swimming to track and field. Talented athletes from across 65 areas of the UK are invited to apply ... (more)
24 Jan 22
Multiple Paralympic medallists Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Millward and Michael McKillop head list of 36 Tokyo-bound Paralympians who have been supported by the UK’s largest independent athlete programme – the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The GSF ... (more)
08 Sep 21
The last month has been back to business for athletes, with a number of competitions taking place in a variety of different formats across sports. There has been no shortage of GSF representation either, with at least 10 athletes involved. Lucy Charl... (more)
06 Apr 21
Last Month saw the launch of the Better Stories podcast. Which profiles the diverse individuals that make up GLL’s Better Community.  From elite athletes aiming for the Olympics, to community fundraisers and those who have overcome huge personal chal... (more)
16 Mar 21
We take a look back at some of the achievements our athletes that are supported by GLL Sport Foundation have attained over recent weeks as we look to celebrate their hard work and fantastic achievements. We start with a great story from Bethan Lishma... (more)
11 Mar 20
As the first month of 2020 has flown by we have a look back at the January competitions to see how our GSF athletes have done! Competitions this month included Multi Sports – Winter Youth Olympics, Wheelchair Tennis Competition, The British Diving Ch... (more)
10 Feb 20
As we enter a new decade, here are a few athlete achievements that deserves recognition for their great work in the months of November and December in 2019. Firstly, congratulations to Caitlin Maytham who won Gold on 1m at South East Regional schools... (more)
06 Jan 20
Why we do what we do - never forget we all make a real difference to people  Suzie Cave represented Team GB in the Triathle World Championships in St Petersburg, Florida and achieved her best results to date. With this being her first year doing tria... (more)
23 Dec 19
British Swimming has announced the 22 athletes that have been selected for their British Diving World Class Programme for the 2019/20 season and we are proud to announce 12 of them are GLL Sport Foundation athletes. Athletes on the World Class Progra... (more)
19 Nov 19