Images free of charge from Team Visa launch

Press launch on Tuesday May 29: Sir Steve Redgrave and Dame Tanni Grey Thompson will introduce the 16 outstanding British athletes they have selected to form Team Visa, a sponsorship programme designed to support prospective Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

The launch will take place in the Nursery Pavilion at Lord’s Cricket Ground at 10.30 am on Tuesday, May 29.

Getty Images’s Neil Loft writes:

I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know a little more about the photography that will be available to accompany the Team Visa Olympic launch on Tuesday. Visa has commissioned award-winning Getty Images photographer Alex Livesey to produce stunning studio portrait photography of the aspiring Olympians and the mentors.

Whilst the photography is being shot by Getty Images, 0ur pictures will not be appearing on the standard Getty Images platform. For this assignment, we are distributing through the Getty Images-owned The platform provides free images to any registered user – and registration is free and easy for any media to complete on line.

For more information on Tuesday’s press launch please contact:
Mark Harrison
M: 07776 182 506


Valerie Tesler
W: 0207 534 0628
M: 07984 461 325