The differences between the main challengers were essentially made in the team time trial in the second stage.
Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe), in the green jersey, also got up the road and the breakaway had a very "Classics" feel to it with Philippe Gilbert, third overall, and 2018 La Flèche Wallonne victor Alaphilippe also in the 21-strong group.
Froome is 3:21 behind Van Avermaet after recovering from a punctured tire atop the second of the stage's ascents, finishing with Thomas and most of the top contenders.
Froome punctured a tire on a gravel path atop the second climb up the beyond-category Montee du Plateau des Glieres, the first use of a dirt road by the Tour since 1987.
Yellow jersey van Avermaet (BMC Racing) also got into the breakaway, to not only retain the maillot jaune but extend his overall lead, too.
"We're still here to try and win the race, whatever way that is". That's a great place for us to be in and Geraint is right up there with the other GC guys. "I went down but I'm not injured at all", Froome said.
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A seriously measured response to something that would haunt most golfers daily. "It's just hard to keep the ball in play". There's no doubt there's more players out there who are capable of having a big week and a big game for a major.
BMW Motorrad forays into sub-500cc segment in India
The BMW G 310 R first debuted in India at the 2016 Auto Expo and more recently, at the 2018 Auto Expo alongside the BMW G 310 GS. BMW Motorrad dealers across the country have already commenced bookings for both motorcycles for a token amount of Rs 50,000.
"That means they will have only six riders who can "ride" with other teams attacking, that's going to be a lot more hard than with eight".
Sagan's goal was clear and he led the way through the intermediate sprint to take his green jersey lead into three figures but fell away as the climbing intensified.
Movistar have three options in Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa, but their conservative tactics are likely to do little to open up the race.
With Thomas 59 seconds ahead of teammate Froome and potentially in the yellow jersey by the end of Stage 10, there has been considerable speculation about which of the two riders will be Team Sky's designated leader in the second and third weeks of the Tour.
Team Sky's leadership dilemma will be a fascinating sub plot for Stage 10 on Tuesday when the first mountains of the Tour will be climbed on a 158km stage from Annecy to Le Grand-Bornand. He finished the stage an extraordinary fourth, 1min...
The major general classification casualty of the stage was Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First) who struggled on the steeper pitches, perhaps the result of a crash on Stage 9, losing two minutes to his rivals.
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Riders can send messages to their driver within the app, and send ready-to-go messages like "be right there" with one tap. Driver-initiated cancellations after the driver has arrived at the pickup point are particularly stressful.
Thats's according to the Liverpool Echo , who say that the Reds find rumours of a £20m bid for the 22-year-old baffling. There's nobody going to feel sorry for Aston Villa because financially we've got ourselves into a bit of a pickle.
The scientists created virtual rock models to determine the material that allowed the sound waves to pass quickly through cratons. The researchers estimate that the roots, or bottom sections, of these cratons may be composed of 1-2% diamond.
The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and it features fingerprint sensor at the back panel and bears Face unlock feature as well. The phone is armed with a 3060mAh battery, but the company did not mention the presence of fast charging at the launch event.
Trump in Helsinki , Finland, where the question of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race loomed large. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has charged members of Trump's campaign as well as Russians.
When asked if he is anxious about facing any potential discipline from the league, Hader said he is "ready for any consequences". Hader said he did not "vividly" remember the tweets. "I was in high school and we're still learning who we are in high school".
The gas then builds up under the surface and ultimately breaks through in jets that deposit a darker dust around the planet. In science, these spider-like features actually known as the " araneiform terrain ".
L'Equipe Name Their Best And Worst World Cup XIs
For starters, the big number: Twitter had 115 billion impressions (i.e. views of tweets) during the World Cup . In honor of the returning heroes, several of Paris' metro stops have been temporarily renamed.
EBay Runs Anti-Prime Sitewide Flash Sale on Prime Day
Amazon was back up and running as usual Tuesday morning on the second day of the company's Prime Day (and a half) sales event. Earlier this year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that the company has more than 100 million paid Prime members.
Surge in number of potentially deadly horsefly bites
The NHS 111 helpline has received almost double the number of calls about insect bites than is expected for this time of year. Amid a record-breaking heatwave impacting the United Kingdom , a new threat has emerged to the public: vampire horseflies .
THE DARK KNIGHT Gets 10th Anniversary IMAX Re-Release
The theaters chosen will play the movie in the 70mm IMAX film format that Nolan used for some of the film's action sequences. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan , from a story by Christopher Nolan and David S.
Russia to extend soccer fans' visa-free regime to end
Host venues, all of which will be air-conditioned, have been confirmed for the Ras Abu Aboud and Al Thumama areas of Doha. The 2018 FIFA World Cup got over with France emerging "champions du monde" beating Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium.
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I feel proud, though, because we gave everything but sometimes you are better but still don't win. Dejan and I will be working together for a long time. "Next time I will say it".
BlackRock is evaluating cryptocurrencies, CEO says
The report went on to indicate that the asset management giant is also studying whether it should invest in Bitcoin futures. Virtual currencies have been shrouded in doubt due to excessive volatility in the market resulting in wild price swings.
New Trailer For Lionsgate's Robin Hood Online
Lionsgate also unveiled the investing app Robinhood for a San Diego Comic-Con scavenger hunt titled "Crypto Power to the People". It's silly and probably not at all based in any sort of historical reality but that's not why you're going to see this movie.
Your next PC VR headset will (almost) cut the cables
There's USB 3.1 data for high-res cameras and sensors, and a huge 27W of power on tap with the new VirtualLink specification. These specifications should ensure a good degree of future-proofing when it comes to VR releases down the track.