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  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Thea Griffey excels in Judo

    14 year old GSF supported Judo athlete Thea Griffey has had a fantastic two months of competitions. Thea is the Sussex Champion and won many National medals throughout 2015 and carrying on into 2016. Thea finished off 2015 by winning silver at the Pre-Cadet British Championships.  In April, Thea won all four of her contests in…

  • Girl Power Monday

    Over the weekend some of our GLL Sport Foundation supported female athletes have had some fantastic achievements which should be celebrated! Charlie Shotton-Gale from Swindon competed in the European Powerlifting Championships at the weekend out in the Czech Republic. Charlie is new to the GLL Sport Foundation programme this year and we are delighted to…

  • GLL Sport Foundation ‘Road to Rio’ Sponsor Event at the BT Tower a great success

    Charitable social enterprise GLL has announced a £1.2 million athlete fund to support over 2000 athletes across the UK in 2016/17. The VIP event was held at the prestigious BT Tower in London on Tuesday 3rd May with guest of honour GSF Patron Sally Gunnell. Sally was joined by senior figures in sport, programme sponsors…

  • Barnet celebrates another year of athlete support

    On Friday 6th May, Barnet’s young talent were honoured at an awards ceremony celebrating their sporting successes. The GLL Sport Foundation are very proud to be partnered with Barnet Council in order to help athletes reach their potential and reduce the financial burden of competitive sport. The event was held at GLL run centre, Hendon Leisure Centre where…

  • April Athlete of the Month – Aimee Willmott

    Aimee Willmott, GLL Sport Foundation ambassador has been chosen as April’s athlete of the month. Aimee’s had a very successful month competing at the British Championship and swimming an Olympic qualification time. Since, Aimee has been selected in the Great Britain Team going to the Rio Olympics later this year. Aimee Willmott trains at the…

  • 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…