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  • Another fantastic month for supported athlete Emily Appleton

    GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Emily Appleton provides a detailed summary of her achievements every month. June did not disappoint with some fantastic tennis results. After a couple of days training on the red clay in Aix-Les-Bains, Emily headed to Paris for what was to turn out to be a very wet and soggy first…

  • British Athletics Championships – over 50 GSF athletes competing

    The British Athletics Championships are the final opportunity for athletes to show the selectors what they can do at a major championships and also gain the Olympic qualifying time. The championships are over three days (24th-26th June) at Birmingham Alexander Stadium and will be televised on BBC. You can also still buy tickets here. The…

  • Taekwondo triplets triumph in Austria

    Ismail, Ilays and Ibrahim are all GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes, from the same family and same sport. All three athletes are competing at a high level in taekwondo, travelling abroad frequently which adds up quickly. The triplets’ club, Gurumu Taekwondo was competing at the G1 A Class World Ranking Austrian Open at the weekend…

  • William Burke also flying the flag for his excellent performances in Judo

    William is a 14 year old Judo athlete from Balcombe and has a busy training schedule with club, and England training taking place regularly. In addition to his 2-3 times a week training schedule at his club, Kin Ryu Judo, and his cadet England training session, he also took part in a European training camp in…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supports seven Ice Hockey Players from Swindon

    The GLL Sport Foundation are supporting seven Ice Hockey players from the Swindon area. All are aged between 16 and 18 and several are in the Great Britain junior squads. The 7 Okanagan Hockey Academy players have recently completed their season. They were instrumental in the Academy going unbeaten in their league season, winning the…

  • Ethan Rose wins three medals at the Glasgow Youth Badminton International

    Over the past few weeks GLL supported athlete Ethan Rose has been competing at the highest level Internationally at two Dutch Masters events and the Glasgow International.  Playing at U15 level, two years above his age in Holland he competed against a strong field with players coming from various nations including, Germany, Russia, France, Belgium…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Thea Griffey excels in Judo

    14 year old GSF supported Judo athlete Thea Griffey has had a fantastic two months of competitions. Thea is the Sussex Champion and won many National medals throughout 2015 and carrying on into 2016. Thea finished off 2015 by winning silver at the Pre-Cadet British Championships.  In April, Thea won all four of her contests in…

  • Barnet celebrates another year of athlete support

    On Friday 6th May, Barnet’s young talent were honoured at an awards ceremony celebrating their sporting successes. The GLL Sport Foundation are very proud to be partnered with Barnet Council in order to help athletes reach their potential and reduce the financial burden of competitive sport. The event was held at GLL run centre, Hendon Leisure Centre where…

  • April Athlete of the Month – Aimee Willmott

    Aimee Willmott, GLL Sport Foundation ambassador has been chosen as April’s athlete of the month. Aimee’s had a very successful month competing at the British Championship and swimming an Olympic qualification time. Since, Aimee has been selected in the Great Britain Team going to the Rio Olympics later this year. Aimee Willmott trains at the…

  • GLL Sport Foundation athletes excel in Ice Dancing

    The GLL Sport Foundation supports over 2000 athletes, but they seem to be having a lot of success for ice dancing. In addition to Alexandra Snowdon who won Gold at the Copenhagen Dance Cups, Rosie Hope also won a silver. 12 year old talented Rosie Hope, won a Silver Medal for Great Britain in the…