Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally claims third victim

Experienced Belgian motorbike rider Eric Palanta has died while competing in the Dakar Rally - the third fatality of this year's race.

De Villiers takes second place at Dakar Rally

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers secured his fourth podium finish at the annual Dakar Rally when he took second overall after the final stage.

SA’s De Villiers moves to second in Dakar Rally

Giniel de Villiers has climbed to second in the Dakar Rally as South Africa's participation was cut back further with another withdrawal.

Peterhansel takes 10th Dakar Rally title

France's Stephane Peterhansel won an unprecedented 10th Dakar Rally title after the 14th and final stage, won by American Robby Gordon.

Dakar rally claims life on opening stage

Argentine motorcycle rider Jorge Martinez Boero was killed when he crashed early in the first stage of the Dakar Rally in Argentina on Sunday.

Al Attiyah humming ahead of Dakar rally

A cavalcade of cars, motorbikes, quads and trucks set off from Mar del Plata on Sunday for the 33rd edition of the Dakar Rally.

Al-Attiyah, Coma win Dakar Rally

Nasser al-Attiyah of Qatar made up for heartbreak a year ago by finally winning his first Dakar Rally title on Saturday.

Sainz fights back with stage win

Carlos Sainz of Volkswagen won the ninth stage of the car section of the Dakar Rally on Tuesday.

Al-Attiyah takes Dakar Rally lead

Qatari driver Nasser al-Attiyah took the overall race lead after winning the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally on Monday.

Al-Attiyah slashes Sainz Dakar lead

Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah halved Volkswagen teammate Carlos Sainz's overall Dakar Rally lead on Sunday with a seventh stage win.

Sainz wins first stage of Dakar Rally

Defending champion Carlos Sainz won Sunday's first stage of the Dakar Rally, covering the 222km distance in two hours, 18 minutes, 32 seconds.

Sainz vows modesty in defending Dakar title

Defending champion Carlos Sainz has vowed to show respect and modesty as he sets about his hunt for a second triumph in the gruelling Dakar Rally.


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