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Obama family tours Senegal

2013-06-28 09:53

On the first stop of their three-country visit to Africa, the Obama family took in the sights and sounds of Dakar, Senegal. See the pictures here.

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Champion Despres takes charge

2013-01-16 08:09

Defending motorcycle champion Cyril Despres took the overall lead in the 2013 Dakar with second on Stage 10, 636km including a timed 357km from Cordoba to La Rioja, Argentina.

Giniel braces for Dakar week two

2013-01-15 05:21

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz are third overall as the 2013 Dakar heads into Week 2 of the 15-day race.

Peterhansel loses Dakar lead

2013-01-08 07:34

Defending Dakar champion Stephane Peterhansel had second-stage victory overturned, putting Carlos Sainz back in the lead.

Better bike, beard for Scott's run

2013-01-04 13:43

An improved bike, better preparation and more ambition, rider Andrew Scott believes he has what it takes to beat the 2013 Dakar. Perhaps his 20cm beard has something to do with it...

 
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Watch Michelle Obama's address to students at Martin Luther King school, an all-girls middle school in Dakar, Senegal.

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SA duo continue Dakar fight

2013-01-15 21:03

South African riders Darryl Curtis and Riaan Niekerk continued their 2013 Dakar rally run as they pushed their KTM's through Stage 9 of the world's toughest endurance race.

SA riders cling to top 20

2013-01-10 12:20

South African riders Darryl Curtis and Riaan van Niekerk are still in the top 20 as the Dakar 2013 enters Day 6 of its 500km, 15-day haul from Lima in Peru to Santiago in Chile.

F1 veteran takes on Dakar

2013-01-04 13:43

Alessandro Caffi, an Italian Formula 1 veteran, traded his race car for a Fiat Panda during the 2012 Dakar. In 2013 he hopes to actually complete the race...

Range Rover's epic 5900km tow

2013-01-04 10:13

In November 2012, LES STEPHENSON got to grips with the new Range Rover in Morocco. A team of adventurers traversed one of the highest points in Africa with a daunting task - tow a 2399kg trailer across 5900km in just 11 days. GALLERY

 
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