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Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France with suspected broken collarbone

Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France with suspected broken collarbone”

Uran took victory in a photo finish ahead of Warren Barguil, one final twist of drama on a day that will live long in Tour history.

The 31-year-old crashed on the damp descent of the Col de la Biche, just under halfway through the mountainous 181.5km stage from Nantua to Chambery.

Rigoberto Uran won a chaotic, incident-strewn stage nine of the Tour de France that saw Geraint Thomas and Richie Porte crash out while Chris Froome came home third and extended his lead in the yellow jersey.

The Australian went slightly off the narrow road and crashed across the surface into a rock on the other side of the road, taking out Dan Martin in the process.

Martin remounted but was involved in another crash shortly afterwards, while Porte, widely regarded as the biggest threat to Froome's title defence, received treatment for nearly half an hour at the roadside before being taken away in an ambulance. Briton Froome's four bonus seconds on the line helped him increase his lead to 18sec over Italian Fabio Aru, who moved up a place to second with Thomas having quit the race.

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Thomas had crashed on another descent much earlier in the stage and quit the Tour with a fractured collarbone.

Froome will be relieved to have safely completed a stage filled with hazards, but the loss of Thomas could be hugely significant with Team Sky left weakened.

Monday is a rest day and the fight for the overall title is set to resume next Thursday with the first big Pyrenean stage.

Five riders in total crashed out of the race on Sunday while two-time former victor Alberto Contador was able to carry on quickly after coming down on an uphill section.

Froome had his rivals - including Porte - to thank as the group neutralised Aru's attack while he was changing his bike on the lung-busting ascent to the Mont du Chat.

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