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Oct. 3, 2017

Marine Veteran Reflects on Invictus Games Experience

Medically retired Marine Corps Sgt. Gabby Graves-Wake said she enjoyed being the goalie, playing with athletes from the 17 nations competing in the 2017 Invictus Games.

Oct. 2, 2017

Prince Harry, Celebrities Honor Invictus Athletes at Closing Ceremony

The 2017 Invictus Games closed with a musical celebration of camaraderie among competitors from 17 nations and the official handover to the 2018 hosts from Sydney, Australia, at the Air Canada Center in Toronto.

Oct. 1, 2017

Retired Air Force NCO Adds to Medal Count at Invictus Games

Medically retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Sebastiana Lopez-Arellano almost died in a motorcycle accident in 2015, but she persevered and has distinguished herself at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.

Sept. 30, 2017

Soldier Credits Adaptive Sports for Recovery, Medal Wins at Invictus Games

"Adaptive sports is a big part of recovery because I know, for me, without adaptive sports, I would’ve been lost,” said Army Spc. Stephanie Morris, who lost a leg during service in Afghanistan. Morris won a gold medal in discus, a silver in shot put and a bronze in hand cycle in the women’s track and field competition at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.

Sept. 30, 2017

Invictus Competitor Points to Importance of Family

Medically retired Army Capt. Will Reynolds lost a leg during service in Iraq. Yet, Reynolds persevered with the support of family and friends and today he competes with other wounded and injured service members in athletic competitions like the 2017 Invictus Games.

Sept. 29, 2017

Study to Examine Role of Adaptive Sports for Rehabilitation

Michael Burns, CEO of the Toronto Invictus Games, announced that Invictus, in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, is releasing the preliminary findings of the first-ever research study on the impact of the role of adaptive sports in the rehabilitation of service members and their families.

Sept. 28, 2017

Retired Navy Chief Shocked to Medal at Invictus Games

As Sharona Young, a medically retired Navy chief petty officer, crossed the finish line at the 2017 Invictus Games, she was in shock that she had earned her first medal in an athletic competition.

Sept. 28, 2017

U.S., Denmark Battle for Medals in Invictus Games Rugby Semifinal

Overturned wheelchairs, strong blocking and speed scoring were showcased as national teams competed here at the Mattamy Athletics Centre during preliminary matches leading to the rugby semifinals at the 2017 Invictus Games.

Sept. 27, 2017

Former Tactical Air Controller Earns Invictus Games Medals in Honor of Father

Though Patrick Roberts has earned more than 40 medals over the years while competing at the Department of Defense Warrior Games, the medals he earns at this year’s Invictus Games in Toronto will mean more, he said, because they are dedicated to his twin brother, Tim Roberts, and his late father, Jim Roberts.

Sept. 27, 2017

Fans Line Up for Retired Soldier’s Photo, Autograph at Invictus Games

Competing at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto is "one of the greatest experiences, ever, as far as my sports world is concerned," said Tony Pone, a medically retired Army specialist who earned gold medals in the men’s shot put and discus at his first Invictus Games.

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