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  • 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…

  • Richard Kruse – October Athlete of the Month

    Richard Kruse is a four time Olympian who has been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. This has become even more important now that fencing is no longer funded by UK Sport. October has been a very successful month for Kruse and he has moved up to world number four…

  • SportsAid Fundraising Challenge Events 2018

    The GLL Sport Foundation work in partnership with SportsAid to support talented athletes at the top of their game. SportsAid have a number of exciting fundraising challenge events in 2018 that you can get involved with. All money fundraised will go back into SportsAid and help support the next generation of athletes. More information about…

  • Emily Appleton competing with the best out in the USA

    Following on from Emily’s success in Argentina last month, Emily took her second ITF Pro title – this time the Doubles in the $15k Shipyard Cup in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Partnering Caty McNally from the US, the pair saved a match point in round one of the tournament; beat a former Australian Open Doubles…

  • Greenwich Charity Raise Funds To Support Local Athlete Journeys

    Greenwich charity, Greenwich Starting Blocks held a Gala Dinner on Wednesday 4th October at the prestigious InterContinental, 02 London Hotel to celebrate 10 years of success and raise funds to support the next generation of Greenwich athletes. 280 guests from across the sport, corporate and political world attended the dinner including Royal Borough of Greenwich…

  • Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation Awards 2017

    Beacon Sports Centre hosted the first Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Thursday 29th June.  The awards evening gave an opportunity to celebrate the successes of local athletes and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. Although athletes from the area have been supported for a number of years,…

  • First year of Cardiff athletes supported by the GLL Sport Foundation

    Cardiff City Hall hosted the first Cardiff GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Tuesday 27th June.  The event took place to launch GSF across Cardiff, celebrate the successes of local athlete and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. A huge 35 athletes attended the event with their guests to receive their certificates…

  • GLL Sport Foundation hosts ‘Road to Tokyo’ event at the BT Tower

    The GLL Sport Foundation hosts many events to celebrate athlete achievements, but the annual BT Tower event is the flagship to showcase what impact the foundation has on its athletes. The GLL Sport Foundation invited sponsors and partners to the prestigious BT Tower event on the 24th of May 2017. Around 90 guests attended the…

  • 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…

  • Transplant Sport Swimming Event

    To kick off the New Year with a bang, the GLL Sport Foundation kindly agreed to host the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Transplant swimming team at Parkside pools, Cambridge on the 23rd and 24th January 2016. The weekend was a great opportunity for the team to reunite after their outstanding performance at last year’s…