Dakar


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Synonyms for Dakar

the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal

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Teuw a ete forme au Dial Diop Sporting Club de Dakar, mais s'est revele au Casa Sports de Ziguinchor (au sud du pays).
The dakar rally is a huge event in the South African Cross Country Series calendar and the winner is expected to walk home with a whooping R450 000.
RIYADH: Racers gearing up to take part in the grueling Dakar Rally being staged in Saudi Arabia were on Thursday given the green light to submit their applications.
Dakar Rally champion Nasser al-Attiyah was given a grand welcome on his arrival in Doha, with the ace Qatari driver declaring he will be hard to stop in the next decade.
Al Baloushi, who created history when he became the first Emirati to take part in the Dakar in 2012, ended 32nd in the Bikes category of this gruelling 5,000km route that winds from Lima around the south of Peru before returning to the country's capital after 14 tough stages.
Dakar 18 makes an ambitious attempt to simulate this wild dash over the dunes.
The exhibition was opened by the Charge d'affaires of the Syrian Embassy in Dakar, Minister Plenipotentiary Yousef Sulaiman, with embassy members, ambassadors of a number of Arab countries, representative of the Dakar Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and a number of Syrian merchants, businessmen and expatriates in attendance.
The first section, a 24-km stretch from Dakar to Diamniadio that was inaugurated in 2013, slashed commuting time between the two cities from more than two hours to about 30 minutes.
The podium spot in the 40th Dakar sees Peugeot now bowing out of the event which it has dominated with seven victories since the French car maker first took part in 1987.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal: the 152-room Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio, a 152-room hotel with a congress centre that will provide over 14,700m 2 space for large scale exhibitions, conventions and events.
Meanwhile fellow IVECO driver Federico Villagra is a major contender as the Dakar 2018 rally continues onto some of its most demanding stages in Argentina.
Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah has won the first stage of the Dakar Rally in the Peruvian town of Pisco.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal.
Summary: The Dakar Rally will be staged in three South American countries - Peru, Bolivia and Argentina - from January 6 to January 20 in 2018
Having just concluded its seventh and final test session in Morocco, Team Peugeot Total - which locked out the top three places on this year's Dakar Rally in January - is 'ready and eager' to tackle next year's South American classic from January 6-20.