Chris Froome rescued his Tour de France hopes after they had looked to be disappearing into the ravines and gorges of the Massif Central yesterday. "I am very grateful for my teammates doing the work to help me".
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "They all emptied themselves to get me back into the race". I had no option. I'm shocked to see the same time gaps here as from that day in the Pyrenees and I'm just glad to have bounced back from that day.
The final selection came from a 28-rider breakaway that rolled on the first climb of the day, the Montée de Naves d'Aubrac. I had to get back by the top of the climb. "And if you believe, you can go really, really far in your life, and I did that", Federer said. I can't blame them. Yet with just six stages left the general classification candidates will start to make their moves, though they may wait until after the final stage in which sprinters are likely to prevail.
With Bardet being a local hero, roadside fans revelled in Froome's situation and reportedly jeered the Briton as he gave chase.
However, it was not just Froome's "great escape" that drove the compelling narrative.
Dutch rider Bauke Mollema claimed the 15th Tour de France stage for Trek-Segafredo.
In Mollema's wake came a peloton in tatters.
The tension among the top contenders for overall victory was personified by Irishman Dan Martin.
Mollema in a post-race press conference joined a growing chorus of industry insiders that have dismissed the tightly-timed double as a realistic objective and cited Nairo Quintana (Movistar) as evidence.
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Martin (Quick-Step Floors) was the first of the main overall contenders home in 25th place at 6m 11s to Mollema and in a group of four riders.
Froome suffered a mechanical problem due to a broken spoke in his back wheel and found himself distanced as he had to stop and change a wheel with team-mate Michal Kwiatkowski.
Aru stuck to Froome like glue on the stage, showing a cool head and strong legs as he rode much of the way without any teammates, who couldn't stay with the pace of their group. He struggled badly on Thursday's Pyrenean stage, falling out of overall contention and when he was dropped early on Friday by the peloton, he chose to call it quits.
"If the race is on, it does not matter what happens to the yellow jersey, he's got a team and that is what a team is for".
The very next day he joined Alberto Contador in a breakaway and gained nearly two minutes on his own team leader by the finish, moving up to fifth overall, just over minute back. But I made it. I panicked a little bit, it was a bit of a stressful moment.
I don't have a problem with any attacks that happen once the hammer is down towards the finish - that's racing. "I thought if I got a gap it would be hard to get back so I took the opportunity".
Sunday's outcome was only in doubt for about 20 minutes, the amount of time it took Federer to grab his first lead.
Federer last won the grass-court major in 2012, but he took the Australian Open title this year before skipping the French Open to focus on the remainder of the season.
Bad whether on Sunday morning led Air India Express flight 814 to skid off the runway while landing at Mangaluru airport. Apart from a few broken runway lights, there was no damage to the plane and no injuries to people on board.
PSV Eindhoven have confirmed that an agreement has been reached to loan midfielder Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea for a third time. He has now signed a new 3-year-deal with Chelsea and returned to Eindhoven for a third go-around, this time for the whole season.
Huang said coal imports dropped by three-quarters in the first half, and all those shipments had been made before February 18. He called out the "nearly 40%" increase in trade in the first three months of the year on Twitter last week.
Je suis très heureux qu'il nous rejoigne et qu'il puisse démontrer ses qualités sous les couleurs de son club formateur. Gaëtan Courtet vient d'arriver à Carnac où le FC Lorient joue un match amical contre Guingamp, ce samedi.
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Le Suisse en est devenu hier le maître incontesté avec une huitième couronne record, sa 19e en Grand Chelem. Roger Federer continue d'écrire, à presque 36 ans, certaines des plus belles pages de sa légende.
The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.01. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Ins Ny has 0.03% invested in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) for 117,554 shares.
Lazard Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Eversource Energy during the first quarter valued at $9,867,000. The utilities provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.01.
South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea over military and Red Cross affairs, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Seoul official said the argument seemed to correspond with Moon's plan of scrapping hostile acts.
Duterte to decide on martial law recommendation by July 22
The defense department said in a statement on Sunday that it has submitted its recommendation to President Duterte last July 13. Lorenzana declined, however, to say what exactly the DND recommended, as he did not wish to preempt the President.
Les Emirats arabes unis mis en cause
Doha, à son tour, a qualifié les requêtes d'irréalistes et a appelé à les réviser. Le Qatar, qui a le soutien de la Turquie, rejette fermement ces allégations.
Carillion calls in accountant EY to cut costs
My priorities are to reduce the group's net debt and create a balance sheet that will support Carillion going forward. EY and Carillion will focus on "cost reduction and cash collection" following a torrid seven days for the firm.
North Korea provocations hurt China-South Korea ties
For instance, in 2016 after September 9 nuclear test by the North Koreans, he tweeted: "Russia has more war heads than ever, N. China's imports of coal totaled 2.68 million tons in the first half of the year, down 74.5 percent from the previous year.