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Burke among eight new additions to Canada's Sports Hall

Sarah Burke (Photo: Richard Bord/Getty Images)

Freestyle skiing pioneer Sarah Burke, who died after a training accident in 2012, is one of eight new members of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Other members of the Hall's class of 2014 include ski jumper Horst Bulau, cross-country skier Pierre Harvey, hockey player Geraldine Heaney, figure skater Elizabeth Manley and rugby player Gareth Rees. Full Story.(Photo: Richard Bord/Getty Images)

Contador chases Schleck (Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Three-Peat

Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard's strong return to form with his second title of the year. The Tinkoff-Saxo cyclist defended the lead he established on the opening day during the race's sixth and final stage, an individual time trial in which he finished second behind winner Tony Martin. Full Story.

Contador chases Schleck (Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Out In Front

Tony Martin of Germany broke away to win the second stage of the Tour of Basque Country on Tuesday, while overall leader Alberto Contador maintained his 14-second advantage. Martin pulled away from a breakaway group that included Maxim Montfort and Jan Bakelandts just over 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from the finish to win by 30 seconds in a time of 3 hours, 46 minutes, 17 seconds. Full Story.

 


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