Sun, 10 Jan 2021 15:52:26 GMT Sports Trainer banned for giving horse a racist name A horse trainer has been banned from several racing tracks for giving his horse a racist name, which he said was directed at a Black TV analyst.
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 01:44:09 GMT Sports Bruce Headley, California thoroughbred trainer, dies at 86 Bruce Headley, the thoroughbred trainer who developed sprint champion Kona Gold and many other stakes winners during a 61-year career based in California, died Friday. Santa Anita officials said Headley died at an Arcadia hospital from the effects of a stroke. Headley was first introduced to racing at Santa Anita by an aunt at age six.
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:35:27 GMT World Dakar Rally motorcyclist dies from injuries days after crash 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. Pierre Cherpin died while being transported from Jeddah to Lille on Thursday night, four days after his crash during the seventh stage from Ha'il to Sakaka. Cherpin underwent surgery in Sakaka and was kept in an induced coma before being airlifted to a hospital in Jeddah, organizers said.