Van Avermaet's nearest challenger is now Sky's Thomas who is three seconds back on GC after the Welshman picked up two bonus seconds in the bonus sprint 13km from the finish.
"A good rider who is strong today will be strong in the final two weeks as well", the 33-year-old Tasmanian added before the 181km stage from Brest to the top of the two kilometre climb got underway. I didn't have good legs at the beginning of the Tour but it's going better every day.
"I'm not sure the riders knew how to take advantage of it, the stage really could have been much more interesting", he said of the course some were describing as riddled with traps.
I just held off Colbrelli.
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Froome lost nearly a minute to his team-mate on the opening stage of the Tour when he crashed in a field five kilometres from the finish, and gave up another five seconds when he was gapped slightly on the Mur-de-Bretagne on Thursday.
Belgian Greg Van Avermaet retained the leader's yellow jersey ahead of Saturday's eighth stage and said he hope to go to the mountains with it next week after what he described as a relaxing day.
A group of around 40 riders including Froome opened up a gap of over a minute, but Martin and the rest worked to reunite the peloton.
The pack leaves Fougeres, rear, during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 231 kilometers (143.5 miles) with start in Fougeres and finish in Chartres, France, France, Friday, July 13, 2018.
The course route that took riders along the lovely rolling hills of northwestern France included a pass through the town of Carhaix, which boasts four Breton winners of the Tour, including the great Bernard Hinault.
Selena Gomez has posted her first Instagram photo since Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin announced their engagement. Despite their past, however, the source added that, "Justin is no longer a topic of conversation in her life".
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stopped by The Late Show and addressed the demand from his fans that he runs for president. But at the same time, Stephen, I mean look, I'm not delusional at all. "I need that thing... oh, experience".
According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter , that was a purposeful omission that came from the mind of Vince McMahon . Mike Johnson from PWInsider reported that we might not see Lesnar for a while so a SummerSlam match is not guaranteed.
He recalled that the Russian side has repeatedly pointed out that "Nord stream - 2" is a purely commercial project. He said he also mentioned tripartite talks [on gas - EU-RF-Ukraine], which they will hold.
The match has surpassed the previous record of 4 hours, 44 minutes when the score was tied 9-9 in the deciding set. Isner was trying to end the longest major title drought - 58 majors - for US men in tennis history.
Isner then fell behind 0-30 three separate games on his own serve, including facing one break point, before coming back to hold. Given the length of this match, it may well prove hard for Djokovic and Nadal to complete their contest on Friday.
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On Thursday, Strzok said the message was written late at night after Trump's campaign comments disparaging a slain US soldier. Strzok, an expert in the field of counterintelligence, had played a leading role in the Hillary Clinton investigation.
The military denied the accusations, and said its assistance had been requested by Pakistan's election commission. But he said the people of Pakistan will not allow anything to prevent "historic" elections from taking place.
Deadly Mexico quake unearths ancient temple
More than 200 people were killed in Mexico City and many people were trapped under rubble when buildings were toppled. An incense burner and ceramic shards were also located among the remains.
SC slams Centre for 'lethargy' over upkeep of Taj Mahal
The statement came in response to the lack of action taken to prevent and remedy the discoloration of the monument . He said the Eiffel Tower was not considered as handsome as the Taj, yet it attracted millions of tourists.