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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • World Taekwondo Grand Prix coming back home to London

    The World Taekwondo Grand Prix will take place at the Copper Box Arena, operated by GLL. Lutalo Muhammad and Christian McNeish will be competing and are both supported by the GLL Sport Foundation. Golden girls Jade Jones and Bianca Walkden will spearhead GB Taekwondo’s 16-strong squad’s challenge at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix, October 20-22.…

  • 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…

  • Eight GSF supported athletes to compete at World University Summer Games

    The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games in the world after the…

  • GLL Sport Foundation hosts ‘Road to Tokyo’ event at the BT Tower

    The GLL Sport Foundation hosts many events to celebrate athlete achievements, but the annual BT Tower event is the flagship to showcase what impact the foundation has on its athletes. The GLL Sport Foundation invited sponsors and partners to the prestigious BT Tower event on the 24th of May 2017. Around 90 guests attended the…

  • Tower Hamlets celebrates record number of athletes supported this year at awards event

    On the 23rd May Tower Hamlets celebrated this years GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) athletes at the newly reopened iconic Poplar Baths. This year 73 athletes in the borough received an award compared to 63 athletes last year. Athletes who were awarded Achievement, Top Up, Ambassador or SportsAid awards were invited to Poplar Baths to collect their…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION SUPPORTS RECORD NUMBER OF QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK TALENTED ATHLETES

    Last week the GLL Sport Foundation held a celebration evening recognising the supporting athletes for the 2017-18 cycle of awards. With the majority of athletes training at the London Aquatics Centre or the Copper Box Arena, it was fantastic to celebrate in the facilities that the athletes use so often. From swimming and diving, to netball…

  • 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…

  • Greenwich Starting Blocks in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation supports 80 athletes to achieve sporting success

    80 talented young athletes from across the Royal Borough of Greenwich will benefit from a £53,000 fund – thanks to Greenwich based charity Greenwich Starting Blocks (GSB).  The athletes will be supported through the charity in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Charitable Social Enterprise GLL, the GLL Sport Foundation and SportsAid. The athlete…