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  • Imani Lansiquot: future athletics star, academic and inspiration

    Website fastrunning.com has written a fantastic article on GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Imani Lansiquot. Imani is the second fastest British junior of all time, being only behind GSF ambassador Dina Asher-Smith. She has a bright future ahead of her, but also has the ambition to inspire young women and become a psychologist. Read more…

  • Fiona Bunn – Junior World Orienteering Championships Blog

    Fiona Bunn is an orienteering athlete supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. She has written an account of her journey up to and during the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). Fiona’s blog is a fantastic example of not always achieving the results you want, but never giving up and striving for…

  • Eden Cheng wins European Junior Diving Championships

    Eden Cheng (GSF supported athlete) won Great Britain’s first gold of the European Junior Diving Championships 2017 with victory in the Group B Platform. The Crystal Palace diver made her European Junior debut at the event in Bergen, Norway. But the 14-year old looked a star in the making as she swept to gold, finishing 20 points…

  • April Athletes of the Month – Boxing Brilliance Cherrelle Brown & Morgan Ansell

    April was a very successful month for athletes, particularly in the sport of Boxing, where two of our supported athletes won their national titles. Cherrelle Brown from Islington has been a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete for a number of years and uses her local facilities to help with her training. Last month Cherrelle won…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Fiona Bunn chasing qualification for Junior World Championships

    Fiona Bunn is supported by SportsAid in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation for Orienteering. Fiona is having a fantastic season to date, having won 5 out of 6 selection races for the Junior World Orienteering Championships, (the last selection race is going to be the British Long distance championships in 2 weeks time), so…

  • Anna Litvinenko gains experience at the Junior Grand Prix

    Anna Litvinenko is 15 years old and has been skating for more than seven years. She is ranked number one on the National Ice Skating Ranking at the Junior level and part of the UK talent squad. Anna recently competed at the Junior Grand Prix competing against some of the best skaters in the world.…

  • Izzy Popiolek selected for the England Junior Volleyball Team

    Izzy has had a fantastic few months with some great sporting achievements over the Summer. The highlight of course being her selection into the England Junior Team. You can see Izzy’s achievements below: May 2016 – Indoor Volleyball – Represented London at u14 level in the Inter-Regional competition. The side lost in the final. – Beach…

  • Experience gained for Emily throughout July tennis tours

    Another busy month which started on the lawns of Wimbledon and Emily’s first foray into the prestigious Junior grass court Grand Slam. In the singles, Emily drew the Italian, Pieri – an evenly balanced match in terms of rankings. The match started well with Emily playing some good, powerful tennis. However, the tenacious Italian showed…