Argentina leader plans to dissolve spy agency

2015-01-27 11:01

Argentina's president plans to disband the country’s intelligence agency amid suspicion that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of state a prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre.

'Pure elation!' SA on Dakar '15 podium

2015-01-18 13:45

Once again a Toyota SA-assembled bakkie has finished on the Dakar podium with Giniel de Villiers at the wheel..

Villiers: 1 to go for podium second step

2015-01-17 12:42

One more sleep... the Dakar crews bedded down last night for their last bivouac of the 2015 Dakar Rally. Saturday is the finish...

Dakar Stage 11: Solid run for SA's Giniel

2015-01-16 10:50

Stage 11 of the 2015 Dakar saw another solid performance by the Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team's Giniel de Villiers.

Poulter impresses, Roma goes terminal

2015-01-15 12:21

Out of the dustbowl, into the forests... Stage 10 of the 2015 Dakar saw SA's Leeroy Poulter hurtle through the field to finish the stage fourth.

Dakar: Back to racing home to Argentina

2015-01-13 23:49

Big position changes among the motorcycles and South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and his Toyota Hilux fall back a tad on the Dakar Stage 9 to Calama.

Dakar Rally biker's death explained

2015-01-08 19:33

Polish off-road biker Michal Hernik, found dead and alone on the 2015 Dakar Rally, apparently succumbed to hypothermia.

Dakar Day3: SA Hiluxes' flag flying high

2015-01-07 07:10

Dakar Day 3 was a tough one for Toyota SA driver Leeroy Poulter, who hit a ditch, but Giniel de Villiers cemented second place

Tough start to Dakar for SA rhino riders

2015-01-06 08:38

Team Rhide SA, quadders riding the Dakar for the Save The Rhino campaign had some tough luck on Day 2. Here's how...

Giniel second as Nasser bounces back

2015-01-06 05:19

Nasser al-Attiyah bounced back from being stripped of his Dakar Stage 1 win on Sunday to regain the overall lead on Monday.

Dakar Day 1: Giniel home in top four

2015-01-04 19:54

The first special stage of the 2015 Dakar, only 175km, was won by Nasser al-Attiyah in a Mini after holding off SA's Giniel de Villliers' Toyota Hilux.

Dakar Titans to slug it out in the sand

2015-01-04 12:58

A fearsome battle looms in Argentina with 406 cars, bikes, quads, buggies and trucks starting the world's greatest motorsport adventure - the Dakar.


Argentina special prosecutor fatally shot at home

2015-01-19 22:46

A special prosecutor who had accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the country's worst terrorist attack was found dead with a gunshot wound.

Nasser pips Giniel to 2015 Dakar glory

2015-01-18 05:37

South African Giniel de Villiers has finished second overall behind Nasser al-Attiyah in the 2015 Dakar Rally in Buenos Aires. VIDEO

Orlando wins stage, Nasser close to title

2015-01-16 22:35

Argentine Orlando Terranova claimed his fourth stage at the Dakar Rally on Friday and 11th for the Mini team as Nasser al-Attiyah closed on a second overall title.

Dakar: Al-Attiyah holds off SA's Giniel

2015-01-15 22:44

Qatari driver Nasser al-Attiyah continued his dominance of the 2015 Dakar Rally on Thursday with a fifth stage win - and Nani Roma out. VIDEO.

Barreda wins Stage 9, Coma still leads

2015-01-15 08:36

Spain's Joan Barreda has redeemed his hopes by winning a third stage on Wednesday. Can he keep defending Dakar bike champ Marc Coma at bay?

Blame game in Argentina over shortage of tampons

2015-01-09 09:05

A shortage of tampons in Argentina has turned demand for one of the most personal of personal hygiene products into a public debate over what is stopping the flow of products to store shelves.

Dakar: Polish rider found dead on trail

2015-01-07 08:20

A Polish rider has died during Stage 3 of the 2015 Dakar Rally. It was his first time in the world's most gruelling off-road race.

Dakar Day 3: Giniel still up front

2015-01-06 20:42

Orlando Terranova (Mini) is holding his ground in the 2015 Dakar but SA's Giniel de Villiers in his Toyota Hilux is right with the leaders.

Dakar Day 2: Barreda in control of bikes

2015-01-06 08:37

Joan Barreda claimed victory in the bikes and quads category during Stage 2, the first major special stage of the 2015 Dakar.

Stage 1 done - now Toyota SA charge on

2015-01-05 09:36

Both Toyota Imperial South African Dakar crews sighed in relief after Stage 1 of the 2015 Dakar Rally – especially as Hilux #303 crewed by Giniel de Villiers and German navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz recorded the day’s fourth-fastest time.

Dakar '15: Day 1 bike results

2015-01-04 19:21

It's been a long wait but the 2015 Dakar Rally thundered into life today with Stage 1, a 170km+ run from Buenos Aires to Villa Carlos Paz.

Will it be Mini time again in '15 Dakar?

2015-01-02 11:42

Mini's X-Raid team has been dominant in the past three Dakar rallies. Will gthe cars be victorious again in 2015 with the hungry Peugeot and Toyota teams hot on their tails?

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