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20th February 2018
“Sport helped me with my mental rehabilitation”

Martin joined the army in 1984 and served for 26 years with the 1st Battalion Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment and the Small Arms School Corps, achieving the rank of Warrant Officer Class One. He completed operational tours in Northern Ireland and Iraq, and served overseas in Canada, USA, Germany, Cyprus, South Africa and Oman. In December […]

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15th February 2018
Uncovering the impact of participation in the Invictus Games

  The Invictus Games Foundation is thrilled to have received a grant of £183,500 from the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to explore the long-term impact of sport participation through an examination of the Invictus Games (IG), and to identify best practices to support the long-term well-being of serving and ex-Service personnel who are wounded, […]

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11th January 2018
“Invictus Games Racing” Compete in 2018 British GT Championship

Invictus Games, Jaguar and Superdry Founder Behind Unique Motor Racing Team A select group of wounded, injured and sick (WIS) veterans of the British Armed Forces will compete in the 2018 British GT Championship as part of a new motor racing team in specially-designed Jaguar sports cars. Invictus Games Racing is a collaboration between James Holder, […]

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22nd December 2017
Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Crews Announced

Wounded warriors ready to set sail for Hobart Sixteen wounded, injured and ill defence personnel and veterans were announced today as the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 crews for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 DOWN UNDER yacht will have an Australian crew, and will race alongside a UK crew […]

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5th December 2017
Wounded Warriors set a course for healing: Invictus Games joins the Sydney Hobart fleet

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will set sail in the fleet for the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. An Australian crew will steer a course for Hobart aboard Invictus Games Sydney 2018 DOWN UNDER with a UK Crew aboard Invictus Games Sydney 2018 GAME ON in what’s tipped to be an ‘Ashes on the Water’. […]

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20th October 2017
One Year to Go until Invictus Games Sydney 2018!

The Sydney Opera House will be the venue for the Opening Ceremony of Invictus Games Sydney 2018 presented by Jaguar Land Rover. Today marks one year to go until more than 500 wounded, injured and ill veteran and current servicemen and women descend on Sydney to showcase the healing power of sport and the resilience […]

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1st October 2017
Prince Harry’s speech at the Closing Ceremony of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Prince Harry’s speech at the Closing Ceremony of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 “I want to start by saying thank you. Thank you to Michael Burns and his team, to all the amazing volunteers, to our friends and families, and to the people of Toronto. You have delivered the biggest Invictus Games yet, with the […]

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1st October 2017
Record-breaking Invictus Games reaches new heights

The Invictus Games Toronto 2017, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, finished with a spectacular Closing Ceremony on Saturday night, offering a chance for competitors, their families and thousands of spectators to celebrate the end of eight days of inspiring competition — and the best-attended and largest Invictus Games ever hosted. During his closing remarks, Prince […]

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30th September 2017
Team Unconquered Represents International Cooperation at Invictus Games

The Invictus Games had a late entry into its sitting volleyball competition. One that has shown everyone just what the Games are all about. Comprised of players from four nations — Romania, Ukraine, Denmark and the United States — this mixed team formed when another country was unable to compete in the event. “We don’t […]

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29th September 2017
From Flag to Competition to Reflection: Dale Robillard Shares His Invictus Experience

Dale Robillard competed in the golf competition at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017, and he ranked 11th in the men’s golf finals. A resident of British Columbia, he served as an official flagbearer during the National Flag Tour.  He may not have nabbed a medal in the finals, but for this retired master warrant officer […]

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29th September 2017
From Military to Murderball: an Interview with Chris Klodt

Few people consider playing a contact sport to come back from an injury. Canadian Forces member Chris Klodt is one of those “few people.” Chris and the rest of the Canadian squad entertained sports fans this week as they took on teams from around the world at the 2017 Invictus Games. The action took place […]

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29th September 2017
Through Difficulty to the Stars – An Interview with Team Italy

  Pellegrina Caputo is one of 15 members of Team Italy. At the Invictus Games this year, she competed in athletics, in discus and shot put, taking home a silver medal in the women’s IF1/IF2 shot put. Based in Avellino, Pellegrina began her army career in 2005. In August 2008, she was deployed to Kosovo, […]

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