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Social Enterprise GLL has supported 51 talented athletes for 2024/25 by awarding in kind and financial awards of a total of £31,650, with 67% of these athletes receiving no other central funding. 12 different Sports are represented in Reading this ye... (more)
20 May 24
140 of Belfast’s rising stars across 33 different sports have been awarded bursaries and financial awards worth £88,500 by social enterprise GLL to help them pursue their sporting ambitions. The 16th GLL Sport Foundation Awards ceremony at Belfast Ci... (more)
10 May 24
Charitable Social Enterprise GLL have announced 2,256 athletes will benefit from the 2024 intake of its Sport Foundation – the largest independent athlete award programme in the UK. A £1.295m fund comprised of financial bursaries, training and access... (more)
06 May 24
The UK’s largest independent athlete support programme – the GLL Sport Foundation Awards – closes its application window on 20 February. Talented athletes from 65 areas across the UK are invited to apply for a range of support awards which include fi... (more)
13 Feb 24
The UK’s largest independent athlete support programme opens its annual Award programme for new applications today (20 December 2023). Talented athletes from 65 areas across the UK are invited to apply for a range of support awards which include fina... (more)
20 Dec 23
GSF ambassador, Melissa Reid, has triumphed in the recent ISA World Para Surfing Championships in Huntingdon Beach, California, coming home with a silver medal. Melissa, born and bred in Porthtowan, Cornwall, is partially-sighted and uses her best bu... (more)
08 Dec 23
23 year old tennis ace and GSF athlete Lily Mills, has been selected to compete in Australian Open’s Person With Intellectual Impairment Championships in Melbourne, Jan 2024.  This would fulfil a lifelong dream for Lily of playing in a Grand Slam.  T... (more)
17 Nov 23
GLL Sport Foundation stars Joe Clarke and Kimberley Woods as well as Mallory Franklin and Adam Burgess have been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) to represent Team GB at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games - all four of these super talented... (more)
16 Nov 23
GLL Sport Foundation (the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK) celebrated 15 years of supporting local athletes with a special celebration at The House of Commons (2 November) attended by an array of industry, sporting and library... (more)
15 Nov 23
GLL Sport Foundation Ambassador Lucy Charles-Barclay set a new course record as she won the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii for the first time this weekend! Since her debut in Kona as a pro back in 2017, Lucy has had tremendous success at the I... (more)
16 Oct 23
The 2023 World Athletics Championships, the nineteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships, were held from 19 to 27 August 2023 at the National Athletics Centre, in Budapest, Hungary. 21 past and present GSF athletes were representing Team G... (more)
25 Sep 23
The 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships took place from 19 to 24 September 2023 in London, United Kingdom at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, which is operated by GLL. The championships contributes as the qualification event for the 2024 Summ... (more)
25 Sep 23