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  • SNAP SHOT – THIS WEEKS ATHLETE SUCCESSES

    With many athletes now into a strong bank of winter training with weather getting tougher, below is a snap shot of this weeks successes showcasing that your fellow athletes are in competition mode and delivering successes, whether you are training or competing you are all one team, work hard and strive for success.  We are…

  • Mari Durward-Akhurst becomes National Para Dressage Champion

    Friday 15th September 2017: LeMieux National Dressage Championships 2017- Gold Para Dressage Championship Mari has sent us in a blog of her experience of becoming national champion; we’re very proud to be supporting her! Lost for words….. A dream come true!! Today me and Sky became the Grade 1 National Champions with 71.49%. I cannot believe…

  • Pippa Earley breaks mutiple British Records

    GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Pippa Earley competed at the England National indoor Pentathlon on 11th March in Sheffield and broke the British record with a points score of 3,952.  She also broke the British record for 60m hurdles on the 18th February at the Surrey Championships and won the National title later with a…

  • Peter Vincent cemented his place as GB Heavyweight Number 1 following the British Championships

    Angmering’s Peter Vincent cemented his place as GB Heavyweight Number 1 following the British Championships held at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. A silver medal earned him 150 ranking points to end the year in the top spot in the over 100Kg category. Peter led off with a win against Baths Conor Murphy…

  • November Athlete of the Month – Forester Christopher Osei

    UK-based Ghanaian weightlifter, Forester Christopher Osei won a gold medal for Ghana at the 94kg category at the Commonwealth Senior Championship in Penang, Malaysia. This is Osei’s first ever medal for Ghana at any event and he did it in grand style. Osei began the competition with much hope but failed in his first attempt. However, he…

  • Vincent Becomes Flemish National Champion and GB Number One In Same Weekend

    A great weekend for GB judo player Peter Vincent who became Flemish National Heavyweight Judo Champion. Peter representing his club Kawaishi Ingelmunster and the Province of West Flanders took the first fight against Raf Heylen of Herenhout by ippon. He then faced Sebastiaan Geeraert of Samurai Ronse in the Quarter Final with another ippon. In…

  • September Athletes of the Month

    September has been a very successful month for our Paralympians, with 6 gold medals won by GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes out in Rio. We couldn’t decide on one as they’ve all had their struggles and achieved an amazing dream by being Paralympic champions, so all six athletes are named the September Athlete of the…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION’S DALEY DIVES TO SUPPORT TEAM GB’S MEDAL HAUL

    A total of 45 Team GB athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games received financial and training support from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The Foundation is the brain-child of GLL, the Country’s largest operator of public sports facilities. The first 24 of the GSF athletes to compete were part of the Olympic…

  • Vincent Wins European Traditional Title

    GB international Peter Vincent won the European Traditional Judo Heavyweight Title in Thessaloniki, Greece at the 3rd Traditional European Championships. Peter was selected for the event to represent the JFAUK National Squad along with another two Worthing Judokas Ross Elliot and Carl Boiling. (Ross and Carl are on the left of the group and Peter…