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  • GLL Sports Foundation Launched In Cornwall

    For the first time athlete’s based in Cornwall can now receive support from the GLL Sports Foundation (GSF). An event was held to launch the GSF in Cornwall on 9th January 2018 and was attended by Paralympic Table Tennis Player David Wetherill and Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho. This will enable aspiring athletes…

  • GLL SUPPORTING TODAY AND TOMORROWS ATHLETES

    Charitable social enterprise and the UK’s largest leisure operator is set to support three thousand athletes in 2018 through their athlete support programme, the ‘GLL Sport Foundation’. The GLL Sport Foundation is an athlete focussed support programme providing athletes across the UK with tangible support to aid their sports performance, support includes training membership access…

  • Greenwich Starting Blocks in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation supports 80 athletes to achieve sporting success

    80 talented young athletes from across the Royal Borough of Greenwich will benefit from a £53,000 fund – thanks to Greenwich based charity Greenwich Starting Blocks (GSB).  The athletes will be supported through the charity in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Charitable Social Enterprise GLL, the GLL Sport Foundation and SportsAid. The athlete…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes selected for Rio

    The GLL Sport Foundation has a total of 45 athletes  that have been selected for the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio this year. We will be updating this list as and when athletes are selected. Sports including swimming, sailing and shooting have already made selection, with all other sports are finalising their teams in the…

  • Fantastic month for Tennis star Emily Appleton

    At the start of May, and after two more weeks of clay court training, Emily headed to the Grade 1 in Santa Croce, Italy – a lovely tournament which includes on its’ list of previous participants, Andy Murray, Jo Konta, Victoria Azarenka, and Ana Ivanovic to name just a few. Emily was on fine form…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supports seven Ice Hockey Players from Swindon

    The GLL Sport Foundation are supporting seven Ice Hockey players from the Swindon area. All are aged between 16 and 18 and several are in the Great Britain junior squads. The 7 Okanagan Hockey Academy players have recently completed their season. They were instrumental in the Academy going unbeaten in their league season, winning the…

  • 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…

  • Athlete success celebrated at the annual Chiltern District Council Awards partnered with the GLL Sport Foundation

    Chiltern District Council hosted the annual Community Awards at Kings Church, Amersham on Thursday 17th March. GLL’s Jamie Coleshill (Regional Director) presented awards and certificates to athletes part of the GLL Sports Foundation. In attendance included The Lord-Lieutenant for Buckinghamshire, Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Cllr Mimi Harker OBE, Cllr Graham Harris and Cllr Nigel Shepherd. Jamie Coleshill…

  • GLL Sport Foundation to support today’s and tomorrow’s athletes with £1million funding pot

    Applications are now open for talented young sports men and women from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to apply for a share of a £1 million funding pot, out to help young sporting stars realise their dreams.  Talented athletes have until 20th February 2016 to apply for financial awards of up to £1,250. The…

  • GLL launches athlete support programme in Belfast

    On Monday 14th December 2015, the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise GLL launched its athlete support programme the ‘GLL Sport Foundation’ (GSF) at Belfast City Council’s annual Sports Development Conference. This programme will complement and work in partnership with the existing athlete support framework that operates across Belfast to support athletes across the city…