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  • 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…

  • Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

    30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the World Transplant Games in Malaga…

  • Medal count in double figures for GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes at the School Games

    The 2017 School Games took place at Loughborough University from 31st August-3rd September. The School Games is as close as you can get to a ‘mini Olympics’ at school age and gives young athletes a taste of what a large scale multi sport competition is like. The event seeks to create an inspirational and motivational…

  • Eight GSF supported athletes to compete at World University Summer Games

    The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games in the world after the…

  • World Transplant Games: GSF supported athletes strike gold!

    The World Transplant Games are unique games which celebrate what is possible in life after transplantation. Put simply, the games are the ‘Olympics’ for transplant recipients. Held every two years, this year the Games were hosted by the city of Malaga, Spain where 1,350 transplant athletes from 52 countries gathered from across the globe. The Games…

  • Eleven GSF supported athletes on the start list for the Muller Anniversary Games

    The biggest international athletics stars on the planet will turn out for a one day World Championships at the Müller Anniversary Games on the 9th of July. Twelve reigning Olympic champions, including Sir Mo Farah, 23 Olympic silver and bronze medallists from Rio, and eleven current world champions will take part in this year’s star-studded meet,…

  • 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…

  • 30 day countdown for GSF supported Transplant Athlete Simon Randerson who will be representing Great Britain at the World Transplant Games

    Transplant Team GB is one of the largest teams that will be competing at the World Transplant Games in Malaga. The team, which will be the largest ever sent from the UK, comprises 200 transplant athletes, including 20 juniors, 10 live donors, and 200+ supporters, these athletes, have all survived either a heart, lung, kidney,…

  • Young Ice Dance Stars Achieve World Rankings

    Junior ice dance couple Leticia (Tish) Marsh (15 years old) and Anton Spiridonov (18 years old) are GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes, and recently took part in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Series representing the UK after less than a year skating together. The young athletes flew off from their training camp…

  • 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…