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  • PERRI SHAKES DRAYTON JOINS GLL SPORT FOUNDATION BOARD

    The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme, has appointed Team GB sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton as a member of its board. Following GLL’s recent appointment of James Jebb as its new Foundations Manager, heading up both GSF and the GLL Community Foundation (GCF), the foundation has added the experience of the…
  • World Transplant Games Success

    GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) supported transplant swimmers had huge success at the recent World Transplant Games. Liam Barnett, Janka Penther and Simon Randerson all competed for the GB swimming team and all came back with bags of medals and lifetime best swimming times. The World Transplant Games are held every two years and move from…
  • Libby Blair

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE Libby Blair aka the ‘Powerlifting Granny’ on Instagram is a Powerlifter in her 50s, who is breaking the social norms of what it means to be an elite athlete. 2019 is her  first year as a supported athlete…
  • TRAVELLING 1,500 MILES A MONTH…. ATHLETES BIDDING TO REACH THE TOP!

    Great Britain’s future Olympians and Paralympians are travelling nearly 1,500 miles every single month to train and compete according to SportsAid’s annual athlete survey. The survey, delivered by Nunki Solutions, a leading partner of the charity, aims to highlight the commitment and dedication shown by the next generation of athletes – and their families –…

  • GSF Athletes Excel

    Here at GSF headquarters we receive a lot of emails everyday from our athletes telling us all about their recent successes and results. It is amazing to see so many young athletes excel and it makes the work we do so rewarding, below is a few of the many sensational things our athletes have achieved…

  • Annodata throws its weight behind the GLL Sport Foundation

    Annodata, a Kyocera Group company and one of the UK’s longest-standing, independent providers of managed services, has renewed its sponsorship of the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the charity helping young people to unlock their potential in sport. With a longstanding commitment to corporate social responsibility, Annodata’s support will help to further GSF’s mission of supporting…

  • Recent Athlete Success

    We are just over halfway through the year and we have had some great successes throughout 2019, here are some of the recent results achieved by our athletes. The FINA Diving World Championships have been taking place this week in Korea. There were five GSF athletes competing; Eden Cheng, Tom Daley, Matty Lee, Grace Reid…

  • FINA DIVING WORLD SERIES 2019 – London Aquatics Centre

    GLL Sport Foundation athletes had a very successful time at the FINA Diving World Series at the London Aquatic Centre from the 17th – 19th May, have a read about what they got up to. GSF Ambassadors Tom Daley and Grace Reid pulled off a miraculous final dive to win mixed 3m synchro gold. Daley…

  • Recent Athlete Success

    With the awards now having been announced for a while, we have been flooded with athlete success stories from the last couple of months. Have a read of a few examples of what our athletes have been up to! Felicity Cronin competed in the Scottish National Age Groups Diving Championships in Aberdeen. She won a…

  • Alexandra Snowdon’s Story

    I took up speed skating just over one year ago and now I am a Double British Champion.   Alex Snowdon, 12.   Having previously been a competitive ice dancer it was a huge decision for me to change sporting discipline but after watching Elise Christie compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics I knew it…