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Crowds turn out to greet The Tour of Britain

A trick cyclist entertains the waiting crowds in Exmouth Credit: ITV News West Country

Big crowds have gathered in the centre of Exmouth to greet the arrival of the Tour of Britain riders later this afternoon.

The waiting fans made it a colourful scene in Exmouth this morningn Credit: ITV News West Country


Tour of Britain arrives in Devon today

Michal Kwiatkowski, of Poland, (left) winning stage four of the 2014 Tour of Britain yesterday Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Tour of Britain rolls into Devon today. Thousands of visitors are expected to line the route - with millions more watching on TV. The event starts in Exmouth and finishes in Exeter - taking in Mid-Devon and Dartmoor along the way.

Plymouth athletes in London for Invictus Games

The opening ceremony for the Invictus Games is due to take place in London later.

Injured servicemen and women from the south west are among those competing in a range of sports over the next five days. Among them are Josh Heyes and Louisa Walker, who says the opportunity to compete has given her a renewed sense of pride after being injured.

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London set for official opening of the Invictus Games

Prince Harry's inaugural Invictus Games will officially open tonight with a military-themed ceremony at the home of the London 2012 Olympics.

The opening ceremony for the Games for injured servicemen and women will feature an performance of the official anthem penned by Coldplay's Chris Martin as well as a flypast from the Red Arrows.

Prince Harry addresses the audience at the Invictus Games welcome reception in Regent's Park, London. Credit: Geoff Pugh/Daily Telegraph/PA Wire

The 5,000-strong audience will include Prince Harry, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

It is not known whether the Duchess of Cambridge will attend after she announced earlier this week that she is suffering from acute morning sickness with the pregnancy of her second child.

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