GB Boxing works with a wide range of partners, sponsors and associates in delivering the World Class Performance Programme. This includes funding partners, commercial partnerships and value-in-kind relationships whereby organisations supply goods and services.

Further information on partnership opportunities with GB Boxing are available here or by contacting Matt Holt at matt.holt@gbboxing.org.uk.

GB Boxing’s existing partners and associates are:

Official partners

Funding Partner
UK Sport is the primary funder of Olympic sport in Great Britain and provides GB Boxing with a funding grant made-up of contributions from the National Lottery and the Exchequer.

UK Sport’s vision is to inspire the nation through Olympic and Paralympic success. Primarily this means working closely with partner sporting organisations and strategically investing in National Governing Bodies of sport to deliver medals at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. UK Sport’s strategic direction helped British sports and athletes make history at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games by winning more medals in Rio, than when hosting the Games at London 2012, with 67 Olympic and 147 Paralympic medals won.

Official Kit and Equipment Partner

STING is a supplier of premium boxing equipment for Olympic boxers, professionals and fitness participants. From gloves to protective equipment, coaching products, accessories and punch bags; there is nothing quite like the feeling of a STING product.

The best materials, the latest design techniques and the most skilled craftsmen all come together in one factory to focus on one brand, STING. It’s not until you put on one of our gloves on your hand that you can get a sense of the unrivalled excellence
of STING.

STING hold a special place in Olympic history as the supplier to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. As an official licensee to AIBA (International Boxing Association) we have supplied the best events and the best countries with our world class competitive equipment.

Official Sleep Partner

Hyde & Sleep is GB Boxing’s Official Sleep Partner and provides every male and female member of the GB Squad with a mattress of their choice to sleep on at GB Boxing’s athlete accommodation, located close to its centralised training facility at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield. The partnership reflects GB Boxing’s recognition of the importance of sleep and rest to elite athletes.

Hyde & Sleep manufactures and sells hand-crafted, mattresses, pillows and mattress protectors using the world’s most advanced materials.  It sells exclusively online at www.hydeandsleep.comand offers all customers a 40-night comfort exchange if they are not satisfied with the product.

Official Community Partner

Sheffield Futures is GB Boxing’s Official Community Partner.  Sheffield Futures often use sport and boxing to engage with young people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and inspire them to achieve wider personal development and inspires life chances through sport.

Boxers from the GB Boxing squad regularly appear at community events and projects run by Sheffield Futures to provide inspiration, positive role models and support fundraising activities.

Associate relationships

Digital communications
R3D2 is a social media agency that provides advice, consultancy and support to GB Boxing’s in-house team on digital communications.  R3D2 uses its experience in social media, marketing and relationship management to help GB Boxing promote its services and communicate with a wide variety of audiences across platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Based in Sheffield, R3D2 works with a wide range of clients to create and implement effective campaigns with engaging and relevant content to help improve online reputation and in turn generate leads and raise brand awareness.

Supporting local businesses

GB Boxing is a member of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, which is a membership organisation that aims to support, connect and grow local businesses across the region.  GB Boxing has collaborated with the Chamber on fundraising events and by hosting ‘Breakfast club’ meetings at its gym in Sheffield.

The Sheffield Chamber of Commerce was established in 1857 and is accredited through the national body, the British Chambers of Commerce.  The Sheffield Chamber aims to make sure the views of its members are represented to key decision makers in local and central government and that the decisions they make, reflect the interests of local businessesand the region as a whole.

Supporters of GB Boxing

Bamorganic is proud to support GB Boxing as the chosen supplier of ready-to-drink protein shakes to fuel their athletes exercise and recovery. The partnership reflects GB Boxing’s recognition of the importance of using the highest quality sports nutrition supplements to fuel their elite athletes.

Bamorganic produces the first and only Organic, Clean Label, High Protein ready-to-drink (RTD) products of their type on the market, with a range of clean tasting shakes that are Informed Sport, Soil Association, Vegetarian Society, and soon to be Vegan Society approved with the launch of a new plant based range. Winner of multiple Great Taste awards and winner of the 2019 World Dairy Innovation award, Bamorganic is available online at www.bamorganic.com and via a range of retailers including Sainsburys. Follow Bamorganic at https://www.instagram.com/bamorganic/.