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  • Rafael Rhys Pollitt – ‘Building on my 2017 progress’

    Rafael Rhys Pollitt made a real impact on the Fencing world in 2017 and is hoping to continue his form into 2018, with the support of the GLL Sport Foundation.   “2017 was all about building a solid foundation to take forward to 2018. I have achieved the ranking of no.1 Cadet in GB, as…

  • 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…

  • Callum Sullivan selected for 2018 Cambridge Boat Race team

    Callum Sullivan won the ‘Muhammad Ali Athlete of the Year’ Award last month at the annual Greenwich Starting Blocks Fundraising Dinner. Callum has been supported by Greenwich Starting Blocks and the GLL Sport Foundation, and this year was identified by British Rowing to receive a SportsAid award. Callum is now studying music at Cambridge University…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Swim like a champion: Free Olympic masterclass at Gurnell Leisure Centre

    Families in Ealing will have the chance to improve their swimming at a FREE coaching session to be hosted by double Olympian and GLL Sports Foundation Athlete Ekaterina Avramova at Gurnell Leisure Centre on 29thOctober 2017. The event, which is being sponsored by leisure operator Better, will celebrate the huge success of Gurnell’s junior swim programme, which…

  • Sibling Success For South West Water Skiiers

    The GLL Sport Foundation supports athletes throughout the UK and are pleased to receive positive news and results from all parts of the country. Amelia and Tom Tooze are based down in Taunton and use the GLL centres down in the South West to help with their training for water skiing. They have both have had…

  • Judo star Jonah Alfert picks up brilliant bronze at Maccabiah Games in Israel

    Jonah Alfert, a member of Chalfont Judokwai and a pupil of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, has won Great Britain’s first ever under 21s Judo medal in the world Maccabiah games, held in Israel. Jonah is also supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in the Chiltern region. Jonah was chosen to represent GB following…

  • Perri Shakes-Drayton credits GLL Sport Foundation after recovering from injury to claim silver at World Championships

    Sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton has praised the support of the GLL Sport Foundation after receiving a silver medal for her part in Team GB’s stunning 4x400m performance at the IAAF World Championships – completing her long journey back to elite competition following an injury hit three-year spell. For developing athletes, additional support can be crucial, particularly…

  • 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…