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  • Beth French preparing for her Ocean 7s challenge – please support!

    7ft tiger sharks, 10mph ocean currents, blistering sun,  frigid waters, world firsts…. Somerset swimmer/adventurer Beth French is facing it all. Half way through her record setting project to swim all Oceans 7 channels in a single year, she has reached the tipping point. Once she completes the straits of Gibraltar in May, she will be…

  • National Squad selection for supported gymnasts Luke and Clayton

    British Gymnastics have recently selected their National Squad for a small number of gymnasts who have been identified as having future international potential. Clayton Bell and Luke Marsh of Rugby Gymnastics Club are both supported by the GLL Sport Foundation and have been included in this National Squad for 2017. Men’s Artistic Squad boys Luke, 11,…

  • Joe Howells wins under-15 singles and doubles competitions at Badminton Wales Deeside Open

    Joel Howells, a young county badminton player won both the under-15 singles and doubles competitions at the Badminton Wales Deeside Open tournament. Joel is supported by the Halo Sport Foundation in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation. Joe Howells, aged 12, beat two higher-graded players from Cheshire in the semi-final and final to win the singles…

  • UK’s Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme Strikes Gold For The Community

    The celebrations held across the UK for record-breaking Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games athletes have been enthusiastic and widespread. It has been a triumph for the athletes, their sports and the British Olympic and Paralympic Associations. For the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme; the GLL Sport Foundation, it was also a resounding justification for…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes selected for Rio

    The GLL Sport Foundation has a total of 45 athletes  that have been selected for the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio this year. We will be updating this list as and when athletes are selected. Sports including swimming, sailing and shooting have already made selection, with all other sports are finalising their teams in the…

  • GLL Sport Foundation’s Walthamstow Wonder Lutalo Muhammad 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…

  • Izzy Popiolek selected for the England Junior Volleyball Team

    Izzy has had a fantastic few months with some great sporting achievements over the Summer. The highlight of course being her selection into the England Junior Team. You can see Izzy’s achievements below: May 2016 – Indoor Volleyball – Represented London at u14 level in the Inter-Regional competition. The side lost in the final. – Beach…

  • William wins silver at the Taekwondo Junior World Championships

    William Tan is a Taekwondo athlete supported by the GLL Sport Foundation from Cambridge. William has been competing in Taekwondo since the age of 7, and has been a keen competitor for four years now. He is part of the England National Squad as a junior and aspires to make it into the senior team.…

  • July Athletes of the Month – Kieran Owens & Trevor Thompson

    July has been a very successful month for many athletes, with Rio selected for the Olympics and Paralympics happening, but also our junior athletes have had some major achievements. We couldn’t decide on one, so we have two July Athletes of the Month who both deserve recognition for their results. Trevor competed at the ECA…

  • Nikita challenging himself to the next level

    Niki was successful on competing in three consecutive weeks on high level competitions last month. At the London Youth Games on the 18th of June at Crystal Palace he quickly dispatched his opponents using his hip techniques on the left side with devastating effect storming his way to the final. Unfortunately, he lost out in the…