Defending champion Chris Froome, who lost 51 seconds to some of his main rivals after crashing on Saturday, had an uneventful day on the bike and finished safely in the peloton. "It's part of the game unfortunately", said Froome, who went down with about 5 kilometres to go as the sprinters' teams jockeyed for position. "We're on track but there's still so much to go through".
"There was bad news for one of his rivals as well with Nairo Quintana picking up a puncture on an eventful start to the Tour with the Movistar rider ending 1'11" behind the leaders as result. It would have been nice not to have lost it in the first place.
At his post-race media conference, Gaviria added: "It's been an awesome day, I've dreamt of this victory and the possibility of taking the yellow jersey. I'm just grateful I'm not injured in any way and there is still a lot of road to follow before we get to Paris".
After that, the gaps became more significant. In the intermediate sprint, Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) took a second and increased his advantage in the GC fight.
"We rode out of our skin and super smooth and with the horsepower that we have did a great ride", the Irishman said.
Romain Bardet is now behind the two, meanwhile, as Ag2r-La Mondiale failed to break the 40-minute mark - team time trialling not being their forte.
There was a festive family atmosphere on the mainly coastal route, which was well marshaled by a massive police presence that organizers hope will deter fans targeting Froome, who was only cleared to race last week after long-running suspicions of doping were put to bed.
Pickford has made 'rare saves' in England run - Campos
We'll do our best to try keep him quiet, but everybody else as well, because they have a lot of threats from different areas. Pickford, 24, has impressed football fans as he helps the England team get that little bit closer to the World Cup final.
Midway around the course first Luke Rowe and then Wout Poels dropped off the back of their train, and it perhaps proved key as BMC carried more speed through the second half of the course.
"Without the leak we wouldn't even know about it, but that's the nature of the sport now", the 2012 Tour victor said on Eurosport's The Bradley Wiggins Show. "Make sure all the guys are right, forget the race and live the moment", he said of how they tackled the challenge.
"It's a flawless day, I was a bit scared because Sonny was coming back strong", said Sagan, who also wore the yellow jersey in 2016. Smith was focussed on winning the climber's polka dot jersey, and once he had secured that after the only classified climb came early in the stage, he was called back to the bunch to help his team.
Sky are among a clutch of favourites to win Monday's stage, where they will hit around 50km/h over the slightly rolling course but will be easily identified. "It just shows that we are here, too, and let's get it on".
Had the team not lost so much in the team time trial, he perhaps could have won the race overall. "Close but not quite quick enough".
Simon failed to convert a break point, then a third match point for Del Potro ended with him netting a forehand. One of those was on double fault in the tiebreak and the giant Argentine pounced to level the tie.
The reaction of a couple exposed to novichok in Wiltshire was "so severe" they "must have got a high dose", police have said. A murder probe has been launched after the mum-of-three exposed to the nerve agent Novichok died in hospital.
The first round of tariffs covered Chinese products ranging from farming plows to machine tools and communications satellites. Analysts say a full-blown trade war with China could wound the U.S.in several ways.
New Islander Idris Virgo might have only been in the Love Island villa for a couple of days but boy oh boy is he making a stir. New Jack gets a text: "Jack, it's time to freshen up as Alexandra has chosen you for her second date.
As fellow pundits Gary Neville and Lee Dixon laugh, Wright says: "We weren't talking about the final, we were having a laugh". Keane, a former Ireland global , tore into the hysteria and took aim at Ian Wright in the ITV studio.
The Royal Christening Robe was made in 1841 for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, Princess Royal. Kate is now in the middle of maternity leave for Prince Louis and hasn't yet returned to full-time royal duties.
Despite a valiant effort, the team will come home without the Jules Rimet trophy after losing the semi final 2-1 to Croatia . Most England fans were gracious in defeat, with one fan saying " Croatia was the better team" on the way out.
I hope you'll see how easy it is for you to bring a little bit of the South to your home, no matter where you live. It's also a celebration of Witherspoon's Southern heritage, covering everything from the practical to whimsical.
Should Djokovic, Nadal and Federer win, it would be the first time all three played in a semifinal since the 2012 French Open . But Anderson held his nerve to level up and then produced a remarkable surge in form to take Federer deep into the fifth set.
The company has been showing off its "Creator Edition" product, a set of goggles and a portable, wearable computer to power them. These are the Lightwear glasses, the Lightpack computing platform, and the Control handheld controller.
As manager AJ Hinch came to the mound to remove him, Giles appeared to curse Hinch out, saying, "F- you man". Former Phillies relief pitcher Ken Giles was optioned by the Astros to triple-A Fresno on Wednesday.
75 percent of EU-imported ivory is illegal
Savannah elephants have likewise been hard hit in some strongholds, with losses of 60% in Tanzania alone in the past five years. Avaaz's report said: "This is an EU-wide problem - high levels of illegal ivory were found in nearly every country tested".
Duterte sees lowest rating since becoming president
Urban net satisfaction with Duterte fell by one grade from "very good" to "good", at +38, down by 18 points from +56 in March. Class D Filipinos, or the economic class that makes up the bulk of voters, are not as satisfied with the populist President.
Has Croatia ever won the World Cup?
She added that she is flying back to Croatia and would be watching the game as part of a joint birthday football celebration. Flights from across Europe on Tuesday and Wednesday were packed with England fans scrambling to make the last-minute trip.
Twenty One Pilots drop music video, release two new songs
Tyler and Josh will also be heading off on tour to promote the new album and it's starting a LOT sooner than you think. A Live Nation ticket pre-sale will go live at 2pm on July 18, with all tickets going on sale at 10am on July 20.