Category: News

Oct 05, 2021
Invictus Games Foundation ‘Conversation’ on ‘Employment and Employability: The Invictus Community’

The Invictus Games Foundation (IGF) is pleased to announce the next iteration of its ‘Conversation’ series as a webinar on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021. The primary panel discussions will occur between 1400-1530 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The overall event will run between 1330- 1600 to provide opportunities for attendees to meet the speakers, their companies […]

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Sep 15, 2021
From Invictus to the Paralympics – international competitors on the podium

International Invictus Games competitors recently took part in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, with successful results that meant that if the Invictus Games alumni formed a country, they would have taken 21st position in the medal table! Elite sport is not necessarily where Invictus Games competitors aim for post-Games, as the intent for the Games is […]

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Sep 06, 2021
Join the Tour d’Invictus!

The Invictus Games Foundation is coordinating a new virtual challenge following the route of the world’s most iconic cycle race – Tour de France. From 1200 (BST) 26th September to 1200 (BST) 17th October 2021, teams of 8 will have just three weeks to cover the 2124 miles (3418 km) route. This cycling challenge follows […]

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Aug 18, 2021
WeThe15: A global human rights movement for the 1.2 billion persons with disabilities

Multiple international organisations unite for decade-long campaign to transform the lives of 1.2 billion people Campaign led by International Paralympic Committee, International Disability Alliance, UN Human Rights, UNESCO, UNAOC amongst others For the first time ever, IPC, Special Olympics, Invictus Games Foundation and International Committee of Sports for the Deaf collaborate Airing of campaign film, […]

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Aug 03, 2021
Invictus Games Foundation announces host city shortlist for the Invictus Games 2025

3rd August, 2021, London. The Invictus Games Foundation is delighted to announce that three cities have now been shortlisted to bid to host the Invictus Games 2025. After receiving strong initial bids from a wide range of international cities, the Foundation has now taken three through to the next stage of the process: the cities […]

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Jun 29, 2021
New We Are Invictus moderators appointed from Canada and New Zealand

Following the appointment of 8 moderators from Australia, the UK and the USA, the Invictus Games Foundation are delighted to announce that 4 new representatives from Canada and New Zealand have now joined the team! These volunteers are drawn from the community of international wounded injured or sick service personnel, and will be supporting the […]

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May 24, 2021
Join us in our Lap of Holland

Join the Invictus Family in our attempt to complete a virtual circumnavigation of The Netherlands in just 24 hours! Walk, Run, Wheel, Cycle, Row, or Swim and add your distances to the tally. To mark the week that would have been the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 this year, we are calling on the help […]

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May 21, 2021
The IGF Conversation: ‘Learning and Emerging from the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Sport’

The Invictus Games Foundation (IGF) is pleased to announce the next iteration of its ‘Conversation’ series as a webinar on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021 between 1400-1545 British Summer Time. Along with a number of other events, it will occur during the ‘Games Week’ when the Invictus Games The Hague would have taken place in 2021. […]

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May 10, 2021
New Chair for the Invictus Games Foundation

The Invictus Games Foundation is delighted to announce a new Chair of its Board of Trustees, with the appointment of Lord Charles Allen of Kensington CBE. Charles joined the board as a trustee in 2020, and following Sir Keith Mills standing down as Chair at the last board meeting after 6 years in the role, […]

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May 06, 2021
British Rowing announces updated indoor adaptive rowing classifications following Invictus Games Foundation guidance

British Rowing has announced updated indoor adaptive rowing classifications and event formats. The new and improved approach will open indoor rowing competitions and events up to even more adaptive rowers, ‘levelling the playing field’ as well as enabling more engaging racing. The new classifications and event formats have been developed in conjunction with the Invictus […]

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May 01, 2021
New Community Liaison Officer for the Invictus Games Foundation

The Invictus Games Foundation has appointed a new Community Liaison Officer, Josh Boggi, to further strengthen the opportunities provided for international wounded injured and sick service personnel to recover together as part of the We Are Invictus online community. Thanks to funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, this two-year contract provides an opportunity […]

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Apr 07, 2021
Invictus Games The Hague 2020 confirmed for April 16-22, 2022

April 7, 2021 – The Invictus Games The Hague 2020 presented by Jaguar Land Rover, which has already been postponed twice due to the Coronavirus pandemic, has found a new date in the Spring of 2022, and will be held from April 16 to 22. The new date has been decided by the Invictus Games […]

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Apr 06, 2021
New Netflix series to cover the Invictus Games Foundation and the journey to the Invictus Games The Hague 2020

HEART OF INVICTUS IS THE WORKING TITLE FOR A NEW DOCU-SERIES FROM OSCARⓇ-WINNING DOCUMENTARIANS ORLANDO VON EINSIEDEL AND JOANNA NATASEGARA, WHICH WILL REVEAL THE HUMAN STORIES AND RESILIENT SPIRIT BEHIND THE INVICTUS GAMES. London (April 6, 2021) – The Invictus Games Foundation will be part of the first Netflix series to come from Archewell Productions. Heart […]

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Mar 12, 2021
New position with the Invictus Games Foundation to support We Are Invictus

The Invictus Games Foundation is excited to be looking for an Invictus Community Liaison Officer, which is a new part-time role within the team supporting the community via We Are Invictus. Location: Home-working with occasional visits to central office (Borough, London) Salary: £21,000 for 3.5 days per week (FTE £30,000) Closing date: 1200 22 March […]

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Mar 05, 2021
Supporting the physical health and wellbeing of the NHS

As our community of international service personnel and veterans recovering from trauma know, looking after your physical health is key to supporting your overall health and wellbeing, including your mental health.  As such, we have been working with the NHS to offer the experiences shared by our community in the hope that lessons learned in […]

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Feb 23, 2021
Next round of volunteer moderator applications now open!

To further support and develop the We Are Invictus platform and network, the Invictus Games Foundation is looking for MORE members of the international wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veteran community to apply as volunteer moderators! Following the announcement of the first intake of moderators here: https://invictusgamesfoundation.org/new-moderators-appointed-for-we-are-invictus/, the second phase will be rolled […]

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