100 years, 100 kilometres

At the age of 100, French cyclist Robert Marchand has set a new age-group world record for the fastest 100 kilometres on the track. The new time stands at 4 hours 17 minutes 27 seconds and was set at the Tete-d'Or Velodrome in Lyons, France. The time has been ratified by the French National Cycling Federation.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

At 68 years old, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, dubbed the World's Greatest Living Explorer, is about to embark on his latest venture. He will lead a 14-month expedition

Sister Madonna Buder


On 26th August 2012 at Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Sister Madonna Buder became the oldest person ever to complete an Ironman triathlon, at the age of 82,