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  • Piper sisters impress at the World Youth Archery Championships

    Eleanor and Louisa Piper have now returned from their thirteen day trip to Rosario, Argentina where they competed for GBR in the World Youth Archery Championships. Eleanor (age 18) competing in the U21 category, which consisted of 64 archers from 26 countries, and Louisa (age 14) in the U17 category of 93 archers from 44…

  • Transplant Sport Swimming Day at the ‘Pool of Champions’

    On Saturday 23rd September 2017, 24 transplant swimmers congregated at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day. The swimmers, aged between 12 and 70 years old came from around the UK, have one thing in common – they all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers, who attend the London event, recently competed at the World Transplant…

  • GSF supported athlete Anna Hursey becomes first European in ITTF Hopes Week

    Anna returned from a week in Luxembourg, at the ITTF Hopes Week. She came first out of the Europeans and is now going to represent Europe at the ITTF World Hopes week and challenge,which will be held in Luxembourg in August 2017 10th – 18th. This is Anna’s best ever result. The competition is for…

  • Claudia Lance Jones – March Athlete of the Month

    Claudia Lance Jones has had a fantastic cross country season, finished off in style by coming 2nd at the Home Schools International last week. England was the winning team, massively helped along by Claudia’s result. Throughout the season Claudia has gone from strength to strength coming 5th at the National Cross Country Championships and 2nd…

  • Scarlett diving from strength to strength

    Scarlett Mew Jensen is a Tower Hamlets resident supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. Her diving in 2017 has been going very well so far. Scarlett competed in Leeds at G Star, a national diving competition at the weekend. It was her first group A U18 competition. She won her two…

  • GB Pentathlete Charlotte Follett places 11th at the Hungarian Indoor

    Pentathlon GB sent out a strong squad to the Hungarian Indoor with fellow GB athlete Kerenza Bryson finished in 8th place, closely followed by GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Charlotte Follett in 11th place, and Georgia Hannen and Georgia Pipes in 21st and 31st respectively. The competition was held over 2 days with many big…

  • GLL Sport Foundation Athletes – Olympic & Paralympic Schedules

    Now that our supported athletes have been selected for Rio, we are looking forward to watching them compete! Below are the times when athletes will be competing (UK time). Some schedules are yet to be confirmed, but we will add these as soon as they are released. OLYMPICS Athletics Tom Farrell (5000m) – Heats 17th August at…

  • 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…

  • 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…