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Amputee rowers want to prove 'life beyond injury'

The crew leader of an all amputee team, set to break a world rowing record, has said that they want to prove that there are "no limits" for people with injuries.

Crew leader, Lance Corporal Cayle Royce, one of the four-man all-amputee team set to make a world record as they cross the Atlantic unaided, said he wanted to send a message to others that there is a "life beyond injury".

We would love to send a message out to people that there is a life beyond injury, you can achieve great things if you set your mind to it.

– Lance Corporal Cayle Royce

Their Row2Recovery team is due to cross the finishing line in Antigua in the Caribbean on Thursday.

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Harry launches new Games for injured troops

Prince Harry launching the Invictus Games at the Olympic Park. Credit: Georgina Brewer

Prince Harry has launched a new sporting event for injured British servicemen after being inspired by a similar event in the US.

The prince unveiled the Invictus Games alongside Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Philip Hammond at the Olympic Park in east London.

Harry has been working to bring the event to the UK after seeing British veterans competing in the Warrior Games in the US last year.

He joked that it was "such a good idea by the Americans that it had to be stolen".

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