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  • Supported Athletes Named on New Years Honours list

    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 their work outside of sport.   Tom Daley received an OBE…
  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION RETURNS TO SUPPORT UK’S FUTURE ATHLETIC HEROES

    GLL Sport Foundation Applications Open 20th December 2021   GLL – the UK’s largest charitable leisure social enterprise - is set to assist more than three thousand athletes, through its athlete support programme, the GLL Sport Foundation. Applications are open until 20th February 2022. The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) supports athletes across 65 areas of…
  • GLL celebrates Tokyo 2020 successes with the UK’s Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme

    As celebrations continue to mark athlete successes at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Teams, the GLL Sport Foundation has been proudly counting the impact of their athlete support programme.   The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) is the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme and had an impressive group of ninety nine athletes competing at the…
  • GSF supports 36 talented athletes heading to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

    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 is the brain-child of GLL, the largest UK-based charitable social enterprise delivering sport, leisure, culture, health and community facilities. 3,000…
  • UK Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme Strikes Gold For Community Sport

    GLL’s celebratory ‘Summer of Sport’ continues to inspire young people as 63 heroes realise their dream to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics The celebrations held across the UK for Team GB’s & Team Ireland’s Tokyo Olympic Games heroes have also been welcomed by the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme - the GLL Sport…
  • Athletes across UK to benefit from £1.2m funding

    Ground breaking GLL Sport Foundation from Social Enterprise GLL keeps sporting dreams alive as young athletes including Joe Choong and Stephanie Millward head list of sporting talent receiving training awards   2,978  talented young athletes from across the UK - including Modern Pentathlete Joe Choong  and Paralympic Swimmer Stephanie Millward - will benefit from a cumulative…
  • Back to Business

    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 Charles-Barclay On the 27th of March 2021 our very own London Aquatics Centre…
  • GSF’s Anna Hursey is Tackling Climate Change

    Recently our very own Anna Hursey has been in the spotlight for her involvement with the USA's aims to tackle climate change. Usually Anna is making headlines for her Table Tennis talents, most notably being the youngest ever athlete to be selected for a Commonwealth Games in 2018. Joe Biden made it clear climate change…
  • Better Stories

    Our Athletes have been Telling their Story 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 challenges to reach their goals.    The programme launched with the…
  • Athlete Achievements – February/March 2020

    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 Lishman who competed at the British Masters Indoor Track & Field and…