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  • GLL BACKS UK SPORTING TALENT TO RIO AND BEYOND

    More than 2000 talented young athletes from across the UK will benefit from a £1,200,000 fund – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL.  The athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) the largest independent athlete talent programme in the UK, in partnership with SportsAid, Mary Peters Trust, local councils and public organisations.…

  • GLL Sport Foundation athletes excel in Ice Dancing

    The GLL Sport Foundation supports over 2000 athletes, but they seem to be having a lot of success for ice dancing. In addition to Alexandra Snowdon who won Gold at the Copenhagen Dance Cups, Rosie Hope also won a silver. 12 year old talented Rosie Hope, won a Silver Medal for Great Britain in the…

  • GSF supported athlete Noah Capps selected for GB U16 Surf Squad

    Thirteen year old Kingsbridge Community College student Noah Capps has been selected for the Great Britain U16 Surf Squad. Due to Noah’s age he still has another three years in this age category which is a fantastic achievement. Selection was based on last season’s results and Winter training session video sessions which must have impressed…

  • Tower Hamlets celebrate another year of athlete support in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation

    On Tuesday 19th April the first London based awards night took place at York Hall in Tower Hamlets. Tower Hamlets’ young talent were honoured at an awards ceremony celebrating their sporting successes. The GLL Sport Foundation are very proud to be partnered with Tower Hamlets council in order to help athletes reach their potential and reduce the…

  • GSF supported athlete Alexandra Snowdon skates to gold for Great Britain

    Talented figure skater, Alexandra Snowdon, aged just nine years, has wowed the ice skating and ice dancing world by winning two gold medals for Great Britain at the Copenhagen Dance Cup Competition, held over the Easter weekend. The young champion, based at Better’s Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre in London and competing for her first…

  • March Athlete of the Month – Max Whitley

    March was a great month for many athletes, but we have decided that Taekwondo athlete Max Whitley deserved the GLL Sport Foundation March Athlete of the Month award. Max competed three weekends in a row, medalling at all three of them. Max received his Achievement Award at the Chiltern District Council annual Community awards last…

  • Hillingdon Gymnasts led by ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner bring home the Gold from the World Championships in China

    Two young gymnasts Callum Portugal-Walker (17) and Keiran Blower (12) from London Borough of Hillingdon Gymnastics Club, based at Better’s Botwell Green Sports & Leisure Centre in Hayes, have been selected to represent their club and country in the upcoming 2016 Acrobatic Gymnastic World Championships. The Men’s pair are trained for 19 hours a week…

  • Athlete success celebrated at the annual Chiltern District Council Awards partnered with the GLL Sport Foundation

    Chiltern District Council hosted the annual Community Awards at Kings Church, Amersham on Thursday 17th March. GLL’s Jamie Coleshill (Regional Director) presented awards and certificates to athletes part of the GLL Sports Foundation. In attendance included The Lord-Lieutenant for Buckinghamshire, Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Cllr Mimi Harker OBE, Cllr Graham Harris and Cllr Nigel Shepherd. Jamie Coleshill…

  • West Oxfordshire Sports Awards celebrate another year of athlete support

    On Wednesday 16th March, West Oxfordshire’s young talent were honoured at an awards ceremony celebrating their sporting successes. The GLL Sport Foundation are very proud to be partnered with West Oxfordshire District Council in order to help athletes reach their potential and reduce the financial burden of competitive sport. A total of 45 individuals and…

  • Kristen Spours selected to represent Great Britain at the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston

    Kristen Spours is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete for Figure Skating. As you can imagine, training and competition for ice skating can be very expensive, and an Achievement Award helps athletes with funding this and providing facilities to train in amongst physiotherapy and sport science opportunities. The GLL Sport Foundation is very proud to…