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  • Mike Goody
    Invictus Games glory beckons for RAF veteran Mike

    For the third time, former RAF gunner Mike Goody is representing his country at the Invictus Games which opened in Sydney at the weekend.

  • Michael Mellon
    Sights set on gold for Sydney Games!

    After bringing home a bronze and silver medal at the Toronto Invictus Games last year, Michael Mellon has his sights firmly set on the gold for Sydney! In this blog, we hear how he is feeling about this year's Games.

  • David Atkin
    RAF veteran David gets set for Invictus Games in Sydney

    Former Senior Aircraftman David Atkin has been selected to represent the United Kingdom in the powerlifting, discus, indoor rowing and running events at the Invictus Games in Sydney.

  • Red Bull Air Race
    Blades pilot Ben Murphy's preparations for the Red Bull Air Race

    The Red Bull Air Race is taking place this weekend where supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund, the Blades Racing Team will make their competitive Russian debut. Pilot Ben Murphy talks about the team's World Championship campaign so far, and what they are targeting for the future.

  • Stuart Robinson
    RAF veteran to serve his country again – on the rugby pitch!

    Former RAF Regiment Gunner Stuart Robinson prepares to do battle for his country again this time on the rugby pitch as part of a strong Great Britain squad competing in the Wheelchair Rugby World Cup in Australia. In this guest blog Stuart, also an RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador, tells us about the squad's preparations.

  • Ben Murphy races in Budapest
    Success in Budapest for Blades Racing Team

    RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Ben Murphy steered the Blades Racing team to an excellent result in the fourth round of the Red Bull Air Race in Budapest.

  • Matt Neve
    "Sport helps me to switch off and focus"

    Former RAF driver Matt Neve discovered the rehabilitative nature of sport following his medical discharge from the Service in 2004. A tour in Iraq as part of Op Telic had left him suffering from PTSD, and it led to him leaving the job he loved. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we chat to Matt about his journey from medical discharge to recovery.

  • Stuart Robinson at the 2017 Invictus Games
    It's a silver for Stu!

    Former Corporal Stuart Robinson recently represented the United Kingdom in the wheelchair rugby event at this year's Invictus Games. Having competed in the London Games in 2014 and again in Orlando last year, Stuart tells us how Toronto compared.

  • Luke Delahunty
    Luke gets the call he's been waiting for

    The Invictus Games are officially underway, but for RAF Regiment veteran Luke Delahunty, he found out that he would be joining the UK team just days before they flew out to Toronto!

  • Matt Neve
    "My focus now is to bring back the gold!"

    Former Senior Aircraftsman Matt Neve will be representing the United Kingdom in the archery event later this week at the Invictus Games, but up until last year he'd never even held a bow and arrow. In this guest blog, Matt tells us all about his journey to Invictus. 

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