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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.

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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.

When and where to see the Tour of Britain

Stage one of the Tour of Britain Credit: PA

The Tour of Britain comes to the West Country. Tomorrow The race will be in South Devon. Riders will start in Exeter and finish in Exmouth after passing through Okehampton and Tavistock.

Click here to find out when and where to see parts of the stage near you.

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Westcountry competitors head for Invictus Games

Louisa Walker Credit: ITV News West Country

The Invictus Games begin today - with a number of servicemen and women from the south west competing over the next five days in a range of sports. The Games will see injured men and women from around the world taking part. Among them are Josh Heyes and Louisa Walker - both of whom are being treated at Help for Heroes Plymouth Recovery Centre while serving with Hasler Company, the Navy's rehab unit.

Tour of Britain heads for Devon

Team Sky's Sir Bradley Wiggins (left) as he finishes 5th on stage three of the 2014 Tour of Britain. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Tour of Britain arrives in Devon tomorrow - with businesses preparing for a multi-million pound boost to the county's economy. Experts reckon it could be worth as much as six million - with thousands of visitors watching the event and millions more following it on television.

Sir Ben Ainslie plans to bring America's Cup to Britain

Sir Ben Ainslie plans to bring America's Cup to Britain Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA

Sir Ben Ainslie has announced his plans to bring the America's Cup trophy to Britain.

The four-time Olympic gold medallist, who grew up in Cornwall, helped Team Oracle USA to victory last year. He is now building a British team but admits he is uncertain whether he will be in the crew for the competition in 2017.

Latest news on the 35th America's Cup yacht race

Sir Ben Ainslie will head up a British Team. Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire.

A press conference takes place in London later for the 35th America's Cup.

Cornish-born sailor Sir Ben Ainslie, who helped the American team to victory last year, will be putting together his own British team this time.

Six teams have entered the competition, which is due to take place in 2017.

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