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Rallying Sainz Stretches Dakar Lead After Penalty Rescinded

– Spaniard Carlos Sainz stretched his Dakar Rally lead to more than an hour on Wednesday after organizers rescinded a 10-minute penalty imposed earlier in the week...

Rallying Peterhansel Wins Stage But Sainz Remains Well Ahead

– Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel fought back to win the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally in Bolivia on Sunday but Peugeot team mate Carlos Sainz remained...

Venezuela Government Opposition Conclude Talks Without Agreement

SANTO DOMINGO – Members of Venezuela’s leftist government and opposition leaders concluded a round of talks in the Dominican Republic on Saturday, failing to...

Rallying Sainz Takes Dakar Lead As Peterhansel Hits Trouble

– Spaniard Carlos Sainz seized the lead in the Dakar Rally from Peugeot team mate Stephane Peterhansel on Saturday after the defending champion struck a rock and...

Venezuela Government Opposition Resume Talks In Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO – Members of Venezuela’s leftist government and opposition leaders resumed talks in the Dominican Republic on Friday, seeking to reach an...

Bolivias Alpine Skier Overcomes Mountains Of A Different Kind

ADELBODEN, Switzerland – Bolivia’s lone Olympic Alpine skier had to overcome mountains of paperwork, as well as ones covered in snow and ice, on his...

Resilient Svindal Back On Form And Gunning For Gold

WENGEN, Switzerland – When Aksel Lund Svindal discovered that he would have to undergo knee surgery for the second time in a year, his reaction was simply:...

Rallying Peterhansel Leads Dakar Into Bolivia

– Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel led the Dakar Rally into Bolivia on Thursday but Peugeot team mate Carlos Sainz trimmed the Frenchman’s lead with...

Dakar Ends In The Dunes For Villas-boas

– Portuguese soccer manager Andre Villas-Boas has withdrawn from the Dakar Rally after he injured his back in the Peruvian desert. The former Tottenham Hotspur and...

Rallying Loeb Out Of Dakar As Peterhansel Forges On

– Nine-times world rally champion Sebastien Loeb withdrew from the Dakar Rally on Wednesday while defending champion Stephane Peterhansel stretched his lead after...