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  • Carl gets ready to go for gold at the Invictus Games

    Former RAF Regiment serviceman Carl Harding will be competing in the Invictus Games in the archery competition. Carl, who has been supported by the Fund, tells us more in this guest blog.

  • Darren aims for archery glory at the Invictus Games

    Former RAF Regiment serviceman Darren Kamara is taking part in this month's Invictus Games which starts on 10 September in London. The Games will see injured servicemen and women from around the world competing in a range of sports including athletics, road cycling and swimming.

  • Mike sets his sights on Invictus Games

    The Invictus Games comes to London this September, giving injured servicemen and women from all over the world an opportunity to compete in nine sports including athletics, archery, road cycling and powerlifting. Former SAC Mike Goody, who was supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund after he was injured in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, hopes to go for Gold in the swimming competition for Team GB. He tells us more.

  • Team RAFBF Spitfire wins at Cowes Week 2013

    On the back of winning their class in the famous Round the Island Race and then finishing third in the UK National Championships, Team RAFBF Spitfire won the J70 Class at Cowes Week. The team's manager and skipper Wing Commander Simon Ling tells us what it was like to compete at the event.

  • Team RAFBF Spitfire wins best in class at Round the Island race

    Wing Commander Simon Ling leads Team RAFBF Spitfire who recently won best in their class in the famous Round the Island yacht race. Here Simon tells us all about it.

  • RAF rugby team take up challenge

    The RAF Spitfire 7s rugby team is taking on an ambitious 500 mile cycle challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Flight Lieutenant Nick Monahan tells us more.

  • Team RAFBF Spitfire at the London Boat Show

    Wing Commander Simon Ling leads Team RAFBF Spitfire, a team of sailors made up of serving and ex-serving RAF personnel. In this blog, Simon tells us about the team's plans for 2013.

  • Racing for charity

    Wing Commander Brian Watson supports the RAF Benevolent Fund in a unique way. He races a Mini proudly emblazoned with our famous heart roundel. Brian tells us more in this blog.

  • Team Spitfire rules the waves

    Wing Commander Simon Ling is skipper of a team of RAF sailors who promote the RAF Benevolent Fund with our famous heart roundel on their sails. The team have just had some great success at Cowes. Simon tells us more in this blog.

  • World top ten for Team Spitfire

    Team Spitfire, a sailing team of serving and former RAF personnel, have taken ninth place in the J80 Class World Championships in Dartmouth – out of 78 teams.

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