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21st February 2016
Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Showcased at 109th Nyrr Millrose Games

21 February 2016 – Five US competitors training for the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 this weekend took part in the “Invictus Dash” at the 109th NYRR Millrose Games ahead of the infamous NYRR Wannamaker Mile. Created through a partnership between the 2016 Invictus Games Organising Committee, the Department of Defense and the NYRR Millrose Games, […]

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18th February 2016
How Sport and Exercise can Help During and Following Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

David Murtagh BSc MSc, Senior Occupational Therapist at Combat Stress At Combat Stress we recognise the importance of exercise in the recovery and relapse prevention during and following treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the same way that physical exercise is important during basic training it is critical during the period of post deployment and […]

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16th February 2016
Applications for Media Accreditation at the 2016 Invictus Games Now Open

The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Organising Committee today announced that applications for media accreditation at the 2016 Invictus Games are now open. The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 will take place from 8 – 12 May 2016 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. Founded by Prince Harry the Invictus Games is […]

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15th February 2016
How Sport Helped With my Recovery – Physically and Psychologically

Andy Grant, British competitor in the 2014 Invictus Games The link between mental health and sport is not a new one, but for me, I began to take notice in the summer of 2012 at the time of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. This was also around the time I was adjusting to life as […]

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5th February 2016
Katherine Jenkins OBE Named as 2016 Invictus Games Ambassador

Invictus Games Orlando 2016 today announced that Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins OBE as an Ambassador for the 2016 Invictus Games. As part of her commitment to the Invictus Games Orlando 2016, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, Jenkins will be supporting competitor training events and raising awareness for adaptive sports and the important role they play for wounded, […]

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5th February 2016
My Disability Became my Strength

Marianne Hüche, Danish competitor at the 2014 Invictus Games My name is Marianne Hüche, I am 50 years old and have two adult children. I am currently working as Operations Manager in a Danish design company based in Copenhagen. In March 1990 I was involved in a traffic accident during a military exercise. I was […]

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29th January 2016
Prince Harry Visits Invictus Games Hopefuls at Start of UK Team Trials

Invictus Games Orlando 2016 announces that from today fans can pre-register for tickets. London, 29 January 2016 – With 100 days to go to the start of the Invictus Games 2016 in Orlando, Prince Harry today joined wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans at the start of the UK team trials. Prince Harry […]

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22nd January 2016
Invictus Games Foundation Wins Judges Special Recognition Award at Sun Military Awards

London, 22nd January 2016 – The Invictus Games Foundation was today honoured at the Sun Military Awards, which honours members of the British armed forces and civilians involved with the forces, with a Judges Special Recognition Award. The award, which was presented by Mayor of London Boris Johnson, was given to the Foundation for inspiring […]

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4th December 2015
Through These Flames, I am Stronger

TSgt Israel Del Toro, US competitor at the 2014 Invictus Games When I was twelve, my father died of a heart attack. A year later, a drunk driver killed my mother. The oldest of four, I became the provider for my family. As my brothers and sisters became old enough to provide for themselves, I […]

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3rd December 2015
Invictus Games Orlando 2016 to Host Policy Symposium in Partnership with George W. Bush Institute

The Invictus Games Orlando 2016, in partnership with the the George W. Bush Institute, have announced that they will co-chair a policy symposium which will address invisible wounds of war and the role of sports in the recovery of wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women. The symposium, which will be held prior to the […]

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13th November 2015
Using the Invictus Gsmes to Help Others

Phillip Thompson, Australian competitor at the 2014 Invictus Games I enlisted in the military in early 2006 where I was posted to the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment. I got my first taste of operational life in Charlie Company 9 platoon in East Timor 2007. East Timor started and moulded my drive to achieve all […]

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28th October 2015
Prince Harry joins First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Biden to Officially Launch Invictus Games Orlando 2016

Washington, 28th October 2015 – Invictus Games Foundation Patron Prince Harry today joined the First Lady and Dr. Biden in Washington to officially launch the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 and showcase their joint support to service members, veterans and their families. The Prince, First Lady and Dr. Biden visited Fort Belvoir military base and met […]

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