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  • February Athlete of the Month – Tin-Tin Ho

    Table Tennis has once again dominated the GLL Sport Foundation Athlete of the Month award. Tin-Tin Ho from Westminster has had a fantastic February winning the Nottingham Grand Prix at the end of January and picking up a SPOTY award and presenting at another prestigious ceremony. At the Nottingham Grand Prix Tin-Tin won the Women…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Peter powers on in Paris

    GLL Sport Foundation supported Judo athlete has had another strong performance this month. GB Senior Peter Vincent put in a great performance at the 21st A S Bondy International judo Tournament in Paris to take Silver in the heavyweight class. Peter, above centre, with Kin Ryu coaches and IJF referees Lisa Harrison and Martin Rivers…

  • Aimee Willmott

    Aimee Willmott is one of the GLL Sport Foundation Ambassadors who has her sights set on competing at Rio. The London 2012 Olympic legacy has really helped many athletes stay motivated until 2016, and Aimee is no exception.

  • GLL Sport Foundation Supported Athletes Excel at England Athletics Age Group Indoor Champs

    The England Athletics Age Group (U20, U17, and U15) Indoor Championships took place in Sheffield at the weekend. There were impressive performances throughout the weekend of the Eng land Athletics Indoors, including a new national record in the pole vault. As has often been the case, the 60m sprints provided some great performances and great battles. Imani Lansiquot…

  • Last Chance to Apply for 2016 Athlete Support!

    The GLL Sport Foundation want to be able to support as many athletes as possible on their sporting journeys. The deadline to apply for 2016/17 support is this Saturday, 20th February. Please APPLY HERE – this is your last chance! WHAT GLL in partnership with local authorities, public sector partners and SportsAid operate the GLL Sport…

  • Strength & Conditioning Training Programme Support

    The GLL Sport Foundation have created a new partnership with Middlesex University (London) and its Sport and Exercise Science final year undergraduate students. There is the opportunity for GLL Sport Foundation athletes to access the below support: Olympic lifting technique Maximising strength and conditioning programme Get help to build athlete’s strength and conditioning programme for personal needs…

  • Team GB Synchronised Swimmers Critchley & Randall finish strongly at French Open

    The British Synchronised Swimming Team are continuing their preparation for the Olympic qualifier and the LEN European Aquatics Championships by competing at the French Open last weekend. The team included GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes Emma Critchley and Hannah Randall who played a vital part in securing a bronze medal and a fourth place. Hannah Randall,…

  • Transplant Sport Swimming Event

    To kick off the New Year with a bang, the GLL Sport Foundation kindly agreed to host the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Transplant swimming team at Parkside pools, Cambridge on the 23rd and 24th January 2016. The weekend was a great opportunity for the team to reunite after their outstanding performance at last year’s…

  • Gold for Peter in Judo Season Opener

    Great Britain Judo Heavyweight Peter Vincent is an athlete supported by the GLL Sport Foundation. Peter travelled to Royal Judo Club, Nivelles to start his 2016 campaign off to a flying start. Competing in the over 100kg category at the quarter-final stage he defeated Patrick Chevalier of J C Athois by ippon and followed this with…

  • Nikita Petrak wins silver to qualify for British Schools National Championships

    Nikita is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete and attends Victoria Park Mossbourne Academy.  He plays many sports, but is excelling at his judo. Nikita won silver in very tough -42kg experienced and competitive group, winning two contexts with fantastic Ippons. Nikita is a member of Hackney Judo Club which is only two years old, but…