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Dakar Rally returns to Peru for 2018 edition

Peru will return to the Dakar Rally schedule for the 40th edition of the race next year. The country in western South America hosted the first five stages of the 2013 edition but has been absent from the Rally ever since. The nation’s capital Lima will host the 2018 opener wh...

History of Dakar

JOHANNESBURG – Arguably the world’s best known rally, the Dakar, started quite literally by accident. Motorcycle racer Thierry Sabine was competing in a race from Abijan to Nice, when he got lost in the Tenere desert. As he plotted his way out, it occurred to him that it wa...

'Toughest yet' Dakar Rally unveiled

PARIS - The 39th Dakar Rally will be raced over nearly 9,000 kilometres from January 2-14 in Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay and will demand "extreme endurance", organisers announced Wednesday. The race will set off from the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion, with race sporting dir...

How to watch the NYC Marathon online

The 46th running of the New York City Marathon is set for Sunday. Stanley Biwott is the defending champion. The New York Marathon was his first ever World Marathon Majors victory. Unfortunately, he ran into a recent bit of bad luck when he dropped out of the Olympic marathon half...

New York boosts security for marathon

New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this weekend by deploying more police officers, bomb-sniffing dogs, helicopters and patrol boats than last year following a rep...

NYC bolsters security ahead of marathon

Security for the New York Marathon has been bolstered following a reported threat ahead of the presidential election. New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this wee...

New York City bolsters security for marathon after threats

NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this weekend by deploying more police officers, bomb-sniffing dogs, helicopters and patrol boats th...

The Gladney Center for Adoption Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gladney Center for Adoption is an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. “The Gla...

Three years after Boston bombings, marathons still hold their breath

Runners pass the Chicago Theatre on State Street during last year's Chicago Marathon.(Photo: Nam Y. Huh, AP)Perhaps no sporting event in the world is harder to safeguard from terrorism than a gia...

MEMS 5K, Arky 100 scheduled for weekend

The MEMS 5K will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday in Little Rock's Two Rivers Park, 6900 Two Rivers Park Road. There will also be a 1-mile kids run available for ages 9 and under taking place at 9:1...

Investigations underway post suspected blast at Rio Games

Investigations are underway after a suspected explosion near the finish line of the men's cycling race track at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.Reporters could hear a loud noise on the press tribune...

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