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  • 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 –…

  • 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…

  • Greenwich Charity Raise Funds To Support Local Athlete Journeys

    Greenwich charity, Greenwich Starting Blocks held a Gala Dinner on Wednesday 4th October at the prestigious InterContinental, 02 London Hotel to celebrate 10 years of success and raise funds to support the next generation of Greenwich athletes. 280 guests from across the sport, corporate and political world attended the dinner including Royal Borough of Greenwich…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

    30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the World Transplant Games in Malaga…