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  • PERRI SHAKES DRAYTON JOINS GLL SPORT FOUNDATION BOARD

    The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme, has appointed Team GB sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton as a member of its board. Following GLL’s recent appointment of James Jebb as its new Foundations Manager, heading up both GSF and the GLL Community Foundation (GCF), the foundation has added the experience of the…
  • TRAVELLING 1,500 MILES A MONTH…. ATHLETES BIDDING TO REACH THE TOP!

    Great Britain’s future Olympians and Paralympians are travelling nearly 1,500 miles every single month to train and compete according to SportsAid’s annual athlete survey. The survey, delivered by Nunki Solutions, a leading partner of the charity, aims to highlight the commitment and dedication shown by the next generation of athletes – and their families –…

  • FINA DIVING WORLD SERIES 2019 – London Aquatics Centre

    GLL Sport Foundation athletes had a very successful time at the FINA Diving World Series at the London Aquatic Centre from the 17th – 19th May, have a read about what they got up to. GSF Ambassadors Tom Daley and Grace Reid pulled off a miraculous final dive to win mixed 3m synchro gold. Daley…

  • Dive London Success at The British National Diving Cup

    Divers from Dive London competed at the British National Diving Cup in Plymouth over the weekend of the 1st to 3rd of February 2019. Over the three days they were very successful bringing home a stunning 13 medals between them! The first medal of the National Cup for Dive London went to Grace Reid, who…

  • GLL Sport Foundation Applications Open 20th December 2018

    GLL – the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise – has once again shown its commitment to improving health, wellbeing and opportunity in the communities it works in, by supporting the next generation of athletes to the tune of £1.5 million, via The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). Now in its eleventh year, GSF’s latest investment…

  • Youth Olympics 2018 – Medal Success in Buenos Aires

    GLL Sport Foundation is celebrating the success of two young athletes at The Summer Youth Olympics Finn Hawkins 2018 (Buenos Aires,  6th – 18th October). 15 year old Finn Hawkins from Cornwall (Windsurfing Bronze) and 17 year old Caroline Dubois (Lightweight Boxing Gold) from London both receive sponsorship from GLL’s Sport Foundation – the largest…
  • European Championships 2018 Success!

    GSF Athlete’s have had unbelievable success over the last 10 days at the European Championships 2018. Things could not have gone better for Dina Asher-Smith in Berlin. Taking home three Gold medals, Dina smashed the 100m and 200m finals, and then brought home the 4x100m Gold alongside fellow GSF sponsored athletes Bianca Williams and Imani-Lara…

  • Athlete Success Round Up – Find out who to look out for!

    A quick round up of recent GSF athlete success. Simon Randerson won three Gold and two Silver Medals in the Swimming section of the European Transplant and Dialysis Games. Simon, who had a liver transplant 16 years ago will be swimming in the 60-69 age group, Simon says “I cannot believe it is sixteen years…

  • Great things for Team GB – find out more

    Joe Appiah represented Team GB in Madrid Spain at the European Masters Athletics Indoor Championships EMACI and took home Gold in the long jump in his age group M45 category with 6.33m, after trying for 11 years and with a hamstring injury! more HERE  Austin Mitchell-King achieved Gold with Team GB under 18’s at the…

  • RECORD NUMBER OF ATHLETES SUPPORTED IN BATH & SOMERSET

    78 talented young athletes from Bath and North East Somerset will benefit from a £50,600 fund – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL.  Athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK, this year marks its 10th year of support today and tomorrows athletes. The…