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  • Athlete Achievements – February/March 2020

    We take a look back at some of the achievements our athletes that are supported by GLL Sport Foundation have attained over recent weeks as we look to celebrate their hard work and fantastic achievements. We start with a great story from Bethan Lishman who competed at the British Masters Indoor Track & Field and…
  • GSF Athletes on British Diving World Class Programme

    British Swimming has announced the 22 athletes that have been selected for their British Diving World Class Programme for the 2019/20 season and we are proud to announce 12 of them are GLL Sport Foundation athletes. Athletes on the World Class Programme are eligible to receive training camp and competition opportunities throughout the selected season,…
  • Transplant Sport Swimming Day at the ‘Pool of Champions’

    On Saturday 23rd September 2017, 24 transplant swimmers congregated at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day. The swimmers, aged between 12 and 70 years old came from around the UK, have one thing in common – they all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers, who attend the London event, recently competed at the World Transplant…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE & VALE OF WHITE HORSE TALENTED ATHLETES PRESENTED AWARDS

    Nearly 120 talented young athletes based in South Oxfordshire or Vale of White Horse will benefit from a fund worth over £60,000 – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL. The athletes will be supported through the ground breaking GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK. The athlete awards cover…

  • GSF’s MAGNIFICENT SEVEN SUPPORT TEAM GB’s MEDAL HAUL

    A total of 45 Team GB athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games received financial and training support in from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The Foundation is the brain-child of GLL, the Country’s largest operator of public sports facilities. The first 24 of the GSF athletes to compete were part of…

  • GREENWICH MEDAL SUCCESS IN RIO OLYMPICS

    Sports charity Greenwich Starting Blocks had additional reasons to celebrate the return of our GB Olympic Athletes this week. The charity supported four talented athletes from the Royal Borough of Greenwich with financial and training awards to assist their progress to the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. At just 19, Daryll Neita, was the youngest…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION’S DALEY DIVES TO SUPPORT TEAM GB’S MEDAL HAUL

    A total of 45 Team GB athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games received financial and training support from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The Foundation is the brain-child of GLL, the Country’s largest operator of public sports facilities. The first 24 of the GSF athletes to compete were part of the Olympic…

  • June Athlete of the Month – Daryll Neita

    June was a great month of sport with many athletes being selected to head out to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics. It was a difficult choice as so many of our athletes had outstanding performances, but the GLL Sport Foundation are proud to announce that Daryll Neita is our June Athlete of the Month. Daryll…