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  • Lucy Charles wins silver at her first World Ironman Championships

    Lucy Charles and her partner and coach Reece Barclay have been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. They regularly use GLL centres to train, and this has obviously paid off with Lucy winning a fantastic silver at the World Ironman Championships earlier this month. Read more about Lucy’s background and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • January Athlete of the Month – Montell Douglas

    Montell Douglas has been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation and Greenwich Starting Blocks for a number of years and is now an ambassador for the programme. Montell is a former British 100m record-holder and admits that joining an exclusive club of athletes to have competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games is…

  • Outstanding kayaking season for fantastic Freddie

    The kayaking racing season has come to an end, so Freddie was kind enough to provide a summary of his 2016 racing season. February: On the 6th, I completed Waterside A – this is a winter series race which is very popular since it is a good pre-season performance indicator; I was the quickest U15…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION’S AMAZING ASHER-SMITH SUPPORTS 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…