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Medal count in double figures for GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes at the School Games

The 2017 School Games took place at Loughborough University from 31st August-3rd September. The School Games is as close as you can get to a ‘mini Olympics’ at school age and gives young athletes a taste of what a large scale multi sport competition is like. The event seeks to

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Perri Shakes-Drayton credits GLL Sport Foundation after recovering from injury to claim silver at World Championships

Sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton has praised the support of the GLL Sport Foundation after receiving a silver medal for her part in Team GB’s stunning 4x400m performance at the IAAF World Championships – completing her long journey back to elite competition following an injury hit three-year spell. For developing athletes, additional

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Reece Prescod – August Athlete of the Month

The IAAF World Championships certainly dominated the first half of August with sell outs every evening and huge TV viewings of the athletics. Team GB reached their medal target on the last day with success in the relays. British sprinting is definitely on the rise with some fantastic results from

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Great Britain Swans return with third place after debut International Cup tournament

GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Lisa Wilson recently competed for Great Britain Swans at the Aussie Rules International Cup. She has written an overview of her results and experience out in Australia. I have just arrived back from Australia where I was playing Australian Football for Great Britain at the

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GSF supported swimmer Jacob Greenow swims a successful summer

  Jacob Greenow is a GLL Sport Foundation supported swimmer. He has sent us an update of his achievements this year so far.  This summer I have been to both European juniors, and British nationals, so here is a report: European Juniors: Following selection, after the British championships in April,

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Fiona Bunn – Junior World Orienteering Championships Blog

Fiona Bunn is an orienteering athlete supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. She has written an account of her journey up to and during the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). Fiona’s blog is a fantastic example of not always achieving the results you want, but never

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Eight GSF supported athletes to compete at World University Summer Games

The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games

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GLL Sport Foundation and SportsAid supported athletes hit the ITV news!

Last month ITV approached SportsAid asking for some young up and coming athletes that have been inspired by the IAAF World Championships held in London. Two GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes were selected to take part in the filming for ITV news on the 15th of August. Filming took place

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Chiltern GSF Athlete Adel Zakrzewski Wins Silver at National Open Water Festival

The National Open Water Festival 2017 was held at Rother Valley Country Park on Monday 31st July 2017 Young open water stars took to the water in allocated age groups. The Championships are the country’s flagship open water age group event attracting the future stars of open water swimming. There were

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