- Associated Press - Saturday, May 7, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More than 500 soldiers from around the world are competing this week at the Invictus Games, an Olympics-like competition for veterans who have survived injuries.

Former soldiers are taking part in sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, and rowing, among other sports.

The Invictus Games, a creation of Prince Harry, is in its second year. Athletes from 15 countries will compete in 14 sports beginning Monday and lasting until Thursday.

The Opening Ceremony kicks off Sunday evening with Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama taking part.


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