Adventurers saddle up for seven-month cycle to World Cup

Former rugby player Ron Rutland and James Owens pose for a photograph outside Twickenham Stadium before setting off on a cycle ride from London to Tokyo ahead of the Rugby World Cup, in London, Britain February 2, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (Reuters) – With a little under seven months until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, most fans intending to be at the tournament are just about finalising their travel plans, but South African adventurer Ron Rutland set off for Tokyo on Saturday. A little early, you might think, until you discover that […]

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