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  • 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…

  • GLL Sport Foundation & SportsAid supported Holly Dunford nominated for One-To-Watch award

    SportsAid has announced the ten athletes on the shortlist for this year’s One-to-Watch Award. The annual award, set to be presented at the charity’s SportsBall in London on Thursday 23 November, was launched in 2006 and looks to shine a spotlight on the achievements of Britain’s brightest young sporting prospects. Among the shortlist of ten are two…

  • SportsAid award nomination huge confidence boost for GSF supported Calvin Tarczy

    Junior World Championship gold might seem like the perfect ego boost, but Ealing rower Calvin Tarczy will take to the water with renewed confidence after he was shortlisted for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award. Tarczy won world coxless four gold in August, having topped the podium twice at an international junior regatta in Munich three months…

  • FORMER GB TRIATHLETE TAKES UP PARA-ROWING AFTER CYCLING INJURY

    Being able to pick yourself up after a setback is a sign of a true sportsperson, but for Benjamin Pritchard the setback involved taking up a whole new sport. Before he crashed in a race in September 2016, Pritchard was rising through the domestic cycling ranks, having signed with a domestic team for the 2017…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION’S SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE TRIO 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…