Getting divorced after 60 – BBC News

Image copyright ALAMY The number of people divorcing in later life has been increasing at a time when divorce rates overall have been falling. What’s behind the phenomenon of the “silver splitters”? “When I proposed to her, I virtually straight away regretted having done that.” But the engagement was announced on the front page of […]

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Cyclist set to finish record-breaking ‘around the world in 80 days’ cycle a day early

British athlete Mark Beaumont is expected to complete his world tour on Monday after 79 days in the saddle, smashing the previous record of 123 days Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont is expected to arrive in Paris on Monday 18 September, 79 days after defining off on his attempt to cycle around the world in 80 […]

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Tour de France 2018: Colombia’s cycling obsession

( CNN) Every Sunday in Bogota the street echo to the whirring sound of cyclists weaving their way through the city’s ciclovias — cycling paths. Follow @cnnsport Cycling is deep rooted in Colombian culture, a nation known for it’s preoccupation with the sport. It’s a passion that has helped nurture a number of contenders , […]

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Australian cyclist Shane Perkins thanks Vladimir Putin after defecting to Russia

Shane Perkins switch to Russia has been rubber-stamped after chairperson Vladimir Putin signed an executive order to grant Russian citizenship Shane Perkins switch to Russia has been rubber-stamped after chairperson Vladimir Putin signed an executive order to awarded the Australia-born Olympic bronze medallist and dual world champ Russian citizenship. Perkins, who represented Australia and won […]

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