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  • Ikhinmwin’s England call-up to inspire kids

    The Captain of the London Lions Basketball Club, Joe Ikhinmwin has been selected to play for the England National Squad at this year’s Commonwealth Games and hope it will inspire the country’s kids. Joe , who has previously played for the Great Britain under 20 team and attended South Carolina State University on a full…

  • Pippa Earley wins Gold in the SIAB International Pentathlon

    The GLL Sport Foundation has been supporting local Tower Hamlets athlete Pippa early for the last couple of years. She is going from strength to strength and really coming into her own. Pippa represented England for Athletics in Glasgow in November at the SIAB International  Pentathlon (England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales) and won Gold individually…

  • Team England – Commonwealth Games 2018

    The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in a great city leaving great…

  • GSF supported athletes update us with summer achievements

    We recently sent out a survey to our supported athletes for feedback on how to improve our services in future years. We’ve had a great response so far, thank you to those athletes that have replied with your comments. Lots of these athletes are very grateful for the support and sent in their recent results…

  • Pippa Earley selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games

    Pippa has received the fantastic news that she will represent England in the Commonwealth Youth games in the Bahamas this month. Although Pippa is a pentathlete, she specialises in hurdles and will be competing in the U18 100m hurdles. Pippa has recently returned from representing England in the ISF World school games in Nancy, France  where…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Fiona Bunn chasing qualification for Junior World Championships

    Fiona Bunn is supported by SportsAid in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation for Orienteering. Fiona is having a fantastic season to date, having won 5 out of 6 selection races for the Junior World Orienteering Championships, (the last selection race is going to be the British Long distance championships in 2 weeks time), so…

  • Train amongst the best at Better Centres – England Rugby Squad at Kensington Leisure Centre

    England Rugby Squad train at Kensington Leisure Centre in run up to Italy clash at Twickenham As if there aren’t enough reasons to apply into the GLL Sport Foundation for a training membership – but another one has been added to the list! 3 DAYS TO GO! Kensington Leisure Centre on Silchester Road played host…

  • GSF supported athlete Stefano Cataldi of Merton Weightlifting Club wins London-wide recognition for weightlifting success

    Stefano Cataldi of Merton Weightlifting Club has been named the London Sportivate Participant of the Year by Sport England Stefano is a member of Merton Weightlifting Club, which has been backed by Sportivate project funding, a programme which encourages young people to get more active Stefano is one of the 780,000 young people who have…
  • Izzy Popiolek selected for the England Junior Volleyball Team

    Izzy has had a fantastic few months with some great sporting achievements over the Summer. The highlight of course being her selection into the England Junior Team. You can see Izzy’s achievements below: May 2016 – Indoor Volleyball – Represented London at u14 level in the Inter-Regional competition. The side lost in the final. – Beach…