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  • 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…

  • Athlete Sport Performance Workshops – Sign Up Now

    GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes have access to sport science workshops for free, and we are pleased to announce the programme is in its final stages for 2016. The theory and practical workshops will be delivered from London locations; Middlesex University in Barnet and Mile End Park Stadium in East London during term time and holiday…

  • London Otter Women’s Water Polo team competing in European League competition Feb 5-7 Porto, Portugal

    Four GLL supported athletes are travelling to Porto, Portugal  for the first round of the Water Polo Euro League. The London Otters are the only British water polo club team entering any European or International tournaments in 2016. The GLL players are Izzy Dean, Mhiari Nurthen, Kathy Rogers and Brooke Tafazolli – congratulations to these talented athletes!…

  • January Athlete of the Month – Gavin Rumgay

    Gavin Rumgay, GLL Sport Foundation supported Scottish Table Tennis star has been chosen as January’s athlete of the month. Gavin has had a successful sporting past in table tennis, badminton and tennis amongst others, but is now a professional table tennis player. This month Gavin competed at the World Championships and reached the last eight…

  • New GLL Sport Foundation website goes live

    GLL have today launched our new GLL Sport Foundation website with a core focus to supporting athletes of the future. The website is user friendly on computers and mobiles/tablets; its easy to find your way around if you either want to apply for support, read case studies on our athletes, or read our latest news…

  • Michael McKillop – wins Sports Person with a Disability at the Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards

    Congratulations to Michael McKillop for winning the Sports Person with a Disability award at the Belfast Telegraph Sports awards on the 25th of January. Michael McKillop is an inspirational figure for middle distance athletes. The track star struck ‘Gold’ twice at the IPC World Championships in Doha with victory in the 800 and 1500m races and has broken…

  • Tremayne Gilling – Bobsleigh World Championships

    Tremayne Gilling was originally supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for his bright future in sprinting. Gilling has now transferred over to Bobsleigh, as is taking to the new sport exceptionally well, being selected for Team GB to compete at the Junior World Championships in Germany. Brad Hall and Tremayne Gilling (partners) were within touching distance…

  • GLL Sport Foundation to support today’s and tomorrow’s athletes with £1million funding pot

    Applications are now open for talented young sports men and women from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to apply for a share of a £1 million funding pot, out to help young sporting stars realise their dreams.  Talented athletes have until 20th February 2016 to apply for financial awards of up to £1,250. The…