Rallying: Nani Roma wins Dakar title as Spain doubles up

Spanish driver Nani Roma won the Dakar Rally on Saturday, 10 years after he clinched the motorcycle title in the gruelling event.

Rallying: Peterhansel takes Dakar lead despite team order

Stephane Peterhansel snatched the lead on the Dakar Rally`s penultimate stage on Friday, just 24 hours after his Mini team had ordered him to abandon his challenge.

Peterhansel wins on tragedy-hit Dakar

Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel drove to victory on the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally on Friday, but the racing was overshadowed by the deaths of a motorcyclist, who was a father of five, and two journalists.

Duclos wins on tragedy-hit Dakar

French rider Alain Duclos won his first Dakar Rally stage for eight years Friday, but the gruelling event was overshadowed by the deaths of a competitor, a father of five, and two journalists.

Belgian rider dies on Dakar Rally

Belgian motorcycle rider Eric Palante has died during the Dakar Rally in Argentina, race organisers said in a statement on Friday.

Bolivia to officially launch 2014 Dakar Rally in April

Bolivian President Evo Morales and Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) will officially launch the 2014 Dakar Rally on April 16 to highlight the tourist potential the South American country offers, Bolivia`s presidency minister Juan Ramon Quintana said.

Dakar Rally to begin in football star Messi`s hometown

The 2014 Dakar Rally will begin from January 5th in Rosario, the Argentinean city where football star Lionel Messi was born, and will end on January 18th in Valparaiso, Chile, organisers announced here.

Chile denies exclusion from 2014 Dakar Rally

Chile`s deputy sports minister Gabriel Ruiz-Tagle said he was confident his country will form part of the 2014 Dakar Rally circuit, dismissing rumours a possible route change could shut the country out.

France, Spain, Argentina top Day Two of Dakar Rally

French, Spanish and Argentine riders won the second stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally, in the auto, motorbike and quad (4x4) categories, respectively.

Motorcyclist found unconscious at Dakar Rally

A French motorcyclist was in critical condition after being found unconscious in remote sand dunes during the Dakar Rally. The rally, one of the most dangerous in motor sports, already has left three dead.

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.

Motorist dies in a crash with Dakar Rally driver

In a tragic turn of events, a person has died after a car belonging to a Dakar Rally participant crashed into his car that was not even involved in the race.

Motorist dies in a crash with Dakar Rally driver

In a tragic turn of events, a person has died after a car belonging to a Dakar Rally participant crashed into his car that was not even involved in the race.

Al-Attiyah eyes title as Sainz Dakar gamble fails

Qatar`s Nasser Al-Attiyah virtually wrapped up the Dakar Rally when he romped to victory in the 11th stage as defending champion Carlos Sainz saw his hopes ended by a broken suspension on his Volkswagen.

Al-Attiyah eyes title as Sainz Dakar gamble fails

Qatar`s Nasser Al-Attiyah virtually wrapped up the Dakar Rally when he romped to victory in the 11th stage as defending champion Carlos Sainz saw his hopes ended by a broken suspension on his Volkswagen.

Sainz fights back with stage win

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

Sainz fights back with stage win

Carlos Sainz won the ninth stage of the cars 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, a 508km special on a 776km run through the Atacama desert from Antofagasta.

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, a 508km special on a 776km run through the Atacama desert from Antofagasta.

Al-Attiyah cuts Sainz Dakar rally lead with stage win

Qatar`s Nasser Al-Attiyah halved Volkswagen teammate Carlos Sainz`s overall Dakar Rally lead with a seventh stage win to pave the way for a potential repeat of last year`s bad-tempered finale to the event.