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29th September 2017
Transformed Lives at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Swimming Finals

The swimming finals at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 saw competitors with a wide range of abilities take to the pool in front of an enthusiastic crowd that included Prince Harry and four-time Canadian Olympic medallist Penny Oleksiak. The 17-year-old Invictus Games ambassador said she experienced a new level of inspiration as she presented the […]

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28th September 2017
Denmark Takes Gold at Wheelchair Rugby Finals at Invictus Games Toronto 2017

The wheelchair rugby finals at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre on Thursday featured big hits and intense action from four stellar teams. Fighting for top honours, Team UK faced off against Team Denmark. This was Denmark’s second trip to the wheelchair rugby finals in two years, having lost gold to Team USA at the Orlando 2016 […]

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27th September 2017
Inspirational Stories from Women’s Cycling

The cycling competition got underway on Tuesday in Toronto’s High Park, as Prince Harry attended the beginning of what would be a fierce competition, despite the scorching temperatures. Christy Wise from Team United States competed in women’s road cycling in the IRB category, winning bronze. After losing her leg two years ago after being hit […]

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27th September 2017
An Interview with UK Team Competitor Luke Sinnott

Luke Sinnott of Team United Kingdom competed in four track events in athletics, winning medals in three. Competing in the back-to-back events, he won silver in the 100-metre sprint, gold in the 200-metre sprint and 400-metre sprint. These are not Luke’s first Invictus Games. He also competed in Orlando last year and hopes to compete […]

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26th September 2017
Groundbreaking Research Examines Impact of Invictus Games

Through comprehensive evaluation of past and current Invictus competitors from different countries and backgrounds with varied injuries, Celina Shirazipour has found that the Invictus Games are a transformative experience for those involved and present an opportunity for participants to rejoin their military family. “The Games are a gift for competitors in their recovery,” said Shirazipour. […]

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25th September 2017
The Spirit of Fight and Perseverance

When Ulfat Al-Zwiri began wheelchair racing, it felt overwhelmingly unfamiliar, but she knew it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. After competing in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 — where she had cheering spectators on their feet as she finished the 100-metre race more than a minute behind the other competitors — Ulfat was […]

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25th September 2017
Laurentiu Serban Takes Home Romania’s First Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Medal

With his wife and seven-year-old daughter in the stands, Major Laurentiu Serban won Romania’s first-ever Invictus Games medal on Monday. The team captain won bronze in the men’s IT1 1,500-metre run with a time of 5:47.71. This is Romania’s first time competing in the Invictus Games. “My adversaries on the track were about 70 metres […]

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24th September 2017
Prince Harry’s Speech at the Opening Ceremony of Invictus Games Toronto 2017

“Hello Toronto, bonsoir le Canada. Merci beaucoup pour votre hospitalité. Trevor and his family are what Invictus is all about. Invictus is about the dedication of the men and women who served their countries, confronted hardship, and refused to be defined by their injuries. Invictus is about the families and friends who faced the shock […]

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23rd September 2017
Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Officially Began with an Opening Ceremony Honouring Competitors and Their Families

Prince Harry and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined an enthusiastic, packed house at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. Kicking off the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 23, the Opening Ceremony featured a lively Parade of Nations, stunning performances and moving stories that the audience won’t soon forget. By the time the Central Band of […]

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21st August 2017
Prince Harry Writes Foreword for UNCONQUERABLE: The Invictus Spirt by Boris Starling

Published to coincide with the third Invictus Games in Toronto, Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit shares stories of the wounded, injured and sick servicemen and woman who have become competitors in the international multisport event founded by Prince Harry. Their accounts will stun, inspire and give courage. The Invictus Games are about fighting spirit and the […]

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12th July 2017
Invictus Games Toronto 2017 and Fisher House Foundation Partner for Official Invictus Games Flag Handover

On July 12, the Invictus Games flag was officially passed from the 2016 host country to the 2017 host country. The passing of the flag from Team USA to Team Canada co-captains officially charges Toronto with the responsibility of putting on an event that shines a light on the unconquerable spirit of our wounded warriors, […]

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7th June 2017
Prince Harry Launches Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, today officially launched the 500 day countdown to the fourth Invictus Games which will take place in Sydney from 20-27 October 2018. His visit was a chance for Prince Harry to learn about the preparations already underway as well as spend time meeting members of the Australian […]

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