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  • 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…

  • Team GB win the U23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

    History was made in Toronto as the GB junior men claim gold at the U23 World Championships 2017. Two GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes were part of the winning team; Ben Fox (Swindon) and Jack Perry (Cambridge). In what was a dramatic gold medal game against Turkey, the GB men took the Championship title following…

  • 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…

  • November Athlete of the Month – Forester Christopher Osei

    UK-based Ghanaian weightlifter, Forester Christopher Osei won a gold medal for Ghana at the 94kg category at the Commonwealth Senior Championship in Penang, Malaysia. This is Osei’s first ever medal for Ghana at any event and he did it in grand style. Osei began the competition with much hope but failed in his first attempt. However, he…

  • GSF Athletes fantastic addition to I Am Team GB Open Days

    The nation’s biggest sports day took part on Saturday 27th August across 2,500 venues throughout the UK, with 29 being held at Better Centres. GLL linked with Join In, ITV, The National Lottery and the British Olympic Association to become a key supporter to the National campaign ‘I am Team GB’ focussed on getting 300,000 UK participants taking part…

  • Tish Marsh & Anton Spiridonov on the road to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    New junior ice dance couple Leticia (Tish) Marsh (15 years old) and Anton Spiridonov (17 years old) recently qualified to take part in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Series representing the UK after less than a year skating together. The young athletes will fly off from their training camp in Canton, Michigan…

  • 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…

  • ‘Be Inspired’ Open Days at GLL Centres a success

    GLL have teamed up with I Am Team GB and ITV for their Open Days running on the 27th August. Post Olympics, these Open Days aim to inspire the community to come and take part in free taster sessions and to become more active in the long term. Many GLL centres offered a pre Olympic…

  • #TeamBetter swim 31 miles over 6 days in aid of Sport Relief raising over £14k

    The #TeamBetter Swim Challenge took place from Thursday 25th February until 1st March when the team of 13 each swam 31 miles in 6 days across the UK and NI, all in the name of raising money for Sport Relief. #TeamBetter travelled around 31 Better Leisure Centres from London, all the way out to Belfast…

  • Tremayne Gilling – Bobsleigh World Championships

    Tremayne Gilling was originally supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for his bright future in sprinting. Gilling has now transferred over to Bobsleigh, as is taking to the new sport exceptionally well, being selected for Team GB to compete at the Junior World Championships in Germany. Brad Hall and Tremayne Gilling (partners) were within touching distance…