"Was that a Sunday in hell?" said Irishman Dan Martin, fighting on after a brutal fall left the day before left him with "lumbar trauma". "I followed Sagan, but following him is pretty sketchy - he bashes everyone else out the way so you do get a clear run following him".
Another emerging force is the nephew of the 1987 Tour de France and Giro victor Stephen Roche, the UAE Team Emirates captain Dan Martin, who broke for a thrilling win on the Mur-de-Bretagne on Thursday.
Australian general classificationcontender Richie Porte is out of the Tour de France after crashing on the ninth stage.
While the Dutchman followed up Friday's success in Chartres with a Bastille Day victory in Amiens on stage eight, Cavendish could enjoy a respite from questions over his form as there was little he could have done differently this time.
Frenchman Romain Bardet suffered at least four bike problems, had to change bikes twice and used an enormous amount of energy to somehow limit his time loss to single digits.
"I think it's fantastic, I can't find the right words to express how it feels to win", said Degenkolb, who now has stage wins in all three Grand Tours.
Mikel Landa and Rigoberto Uran also took tumbles, the latter losing almost a minute and a half on the general classification group.
Although Van Avermaet retains yellow, it was a disappointing day overall for BMC. Lampaert finished the stage in third and fellow Belgian Philippe Gilbert, who finished the stage fourth, jumped into the top three overall.
While Porte headed for hospital, their other contender Tejay Van Garderen - who started the day just nine seconds off yellow - got himself caught up in crashes and conceded more than five minutes, to effectively rule himself out of contention.
Riders can then rest their backsides on Monday when the racing pauses before resuming with three stages in a row in the Alps.
A string of police killings of black men, some unarmed, has caused outrage and led to protests in cities across the US. Three years later, three officers were indicted on felony charges for allegedly conspiring to cover up the shooting.
The final two spots in the semi-finals are on the line, with Sweden facing England and Croatia taking on host Russian Federation . With Belgium and France contesting the other semi-final, City have seven players who have made the semi-final stage.
But for the 47-year-old, who made 57 appearance for England , the memory of his own shootout failure remains vivid. In competitive games, England have a poor record, winning just one of the last eight meetings.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been strongly linked with leaving Real Madrid this summer with Juve now the favourites to land the forward. The Portuguese converted a stoppage-time penalty in the second leg to knock the Italians out 4-3 on aggregate.
Through five wins in London, the 31-year-old has dropped just two sets and has wrapped up every match in less than three hours. Yet the latter is in the better form overall and remains formidable once he gets to the business end of a tournament.
The declaration was odd given the topic being discussed was whether the President would support a Hard Brexit for the UK. Around 50 percent think the visit should go ahead, compared with 37 percent who think the visit should be canceled.
Right now, we can just assume that there is a lot of bloodshed at the hands of assassin Arya in " Game of Thrones " season eight. Either way, it definitely seems she's teasing a bloody final season for her character, which should get lots of fans excited.
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