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Motorbike museum in Austrian Alps goes up in flames

BERLIN (AP) — Fire investigators picked their way through the charred remains of a motorbike museum in the Austrian Alps on Tuesday, searching for clues to the cause of the blaze that destroyed more t...

Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally 30 years after first victory

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Stephane Peterhansel managed Nasser Al-Attiyah on the last stage to win the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia on Friday, 30 years after he first won the world's toughest rally. ...

Dakar Rally motorcyclist dies from injuries days after crash

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Dakar Rally racer who was badly injured after crashing his motorbike has died aboard a medical flight from Saudi Arabia to France, race organizers said Friday. ...

Peterhansel leads Dakar Rally heading into last stage

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Stephane Peterhansel will take a 15-minute lead into the last stage of the Dakar Rally after overcoming two punctures on Thursday to stay in front. Peterh...

Peterhansel on track to win Dakar Rally with 2 stages left

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Stephane Peterhansel looks set to win a record-extending eighth Dakar Rally car title after holding off main rival Nasser Al-Attiyah again on the 10th stage in the Saudi Ar...

Peterhansel extends Dakar Rally lead after rivals' mishaps

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Stephane Peterhansel won his first stage of this Dakar Rally and stretched his overall lead after mishaps by rivals Nasser Al-Attiyah and defending champion Carlos Sainz on...

Al-Attiyah cuts 3min off Peterhansel's lead in Dakar Rally

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Nasser Al-Attiyah's caution on Sunday paid off on Monday when he gained on Dakar Rally leader Stephane Peterhansel by three minutes. Al-Attiyah cracked th...

Three-time Dakar Rally winner Hubert Auriol dies at 68

PARIS (AP) — Hubert Auriol, the first competitor to win the Dakar Rally on a motorbike and in a car, has died. He was 68. The Dakar Rally announced that Auriol died on Sunday. It did...

Peterhansel goes into Dakar Rally rest day with 6min lead

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Defending champion Carlos Sainz dominated the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally and Stephane Peterhansel remained the overall leader on Friday going into the rest day. ...

Peterhansel increases lead on hazardous Dakar 5th stage

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Stephane Peterhansel increased his overall lead in the Dakar Rally on a treacherous fifth stage won by Giniel de Villiers on Thursday. Peterhansel held of...

Al-Attiyah wins third Dakar Rally stage, still 2nd overall

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Nasser Al-Attiyah won a third consecutive stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia and remained five minutes behind overall leader Stephane Peterhansel on Wednesday. ...

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally stage; Howes leads motorbikes

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Nasser Al-Attiyah won his third stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia and cut his deficit to overall leader Stephane Peteransel to five minutes on Tuesday. ...

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally stage 2 and takes overall lead

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Nasser Al-Attiyah won the second stage of the Dakar Rally as the leaders took on a familiar look on Monday. Al-Attiyah, who started 10th on the 457-kilome...

Women's rights activist shot dead in Afghanistan

Afghan women's rights activist Freshta Kohistani was assassinated on Thursday by unknown gunmen in northern Kapisa province. "Unknown gunmen on a motorbike assassinated Freshta Kohistani in ...

Austria seizes guns destined for German right-wing militia

Austrian police have seized dozens of weapons and 100,000 rounds of ammunition that were partly destined for building up an extremist far-right militia in Germany, Austrian Interior Minister Karl Neha...