BMC clocked 38min 46sec as their Belgian rider Greg van Avermaet took the overall leader's yellow jersey, with Sky in second place, four seconds behind.
"The only thing I can really understand from it was that Chris didn't even go to the adverse analytical finding, it didn't even get to that stage, he was asked to explain himself which he got given due process to do and he was cleared by the people that run the sport and doping agency and that's all we really know".
Chris Froome made up some lost time although Team Sky narrowly missed out on victory in the third stage of the Tour de France, a 35.5km team time trial won by BMC Racing on Monday.
BMC's win on Monday, their third in a team time trial this year, had several positive outcomes.
"We've got some specialists in the team, I'm so happy we got this collective victory".
The Slovakian rider's ninth career win at the Tour came just over a year since he was disqualified from cycling's most prestigious event by race officials who ruled he had caused a crash that broke Mark Cavendish's shoulder.
Among the big losers today were Nairo Quintana, whose Movistar team came home 53 seconds down on BMC Racing, Bahrain-Merida with 2014 Tour de France victor Vincenzo Nibali, 1 minute and 6 seconds down, and Romain Bardet's AG2R-La Mondiale, who came home 1 minute 15 seconds behind the day's victor.
Van Avermaet, who excels at single-day classics, isn't a threat for the overall title but he could keep the lead through the cobblestoned Stage 9 ending in Roubaix.
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Froome was left 55 seconds behind in the overall standings with another week of nervy rolling stages before hitting the Alps.
Though they regrouped quickly, with Philippe Gilbert now their yellow jersey hope, they could not make back the time they lost as they finished third on the stage. "That's just the nature of the game". It would have been nice not to have thrown 51 seconds away on the first day.
The other members of BMC are Kiwi rider Patrick Bevin, Damiano Caruso, Simon Gerrans, Stefan Kung and Michael Schar.
"It was a strong effort from everyone", said the 33-year-old.
"Today, we just handled business", said Van Garderen, who has twice finished in the top five at the Tour but is riding this edition in a declared supporting role for Porte. "Greg deserves it. For me, the next few days are really about staying out of trouble".
Tonight's fourth stage is a flat, 195km stage in Brittany between La Baule and Sarzeau that is expected to finish in a bunch sprint.
The only individual time trial of the race comes in the penultimate stage, over a 31-kilometer route from Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle to Espelette in the Basque country.
Staunch Brexiteer Dominic Raab was named as Mr Davis's replacement as Secretary of State for Leaving the EU. May's government was rocked Monday by the resignations of Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis .
A passenger with hundreds on board has come off the rails in northwest Turkey killing 10 people and injuring scores of others . Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said two machinists were called in for questioning at the prosecutor's office.
When Croatia stormed through the group stage with nine points from three games, they did in indeed look like serious contenders. It's England's biggest game for 28 years and they are certainly not without hope this week.
After a brief run with UCLA and one professional season in Lithuania, LiAngelo Ball declared for the NBA Draft. Of course, his playing for the Bruins was derailed in November 2017 following a shoplifting arrest in China.
Cintron is suing for about $350,000, Hutcher said, which would cover the unpaid wages, penalties, interest and attorneys' fees. Cintron, a registered Republican, worked as Trump's personal driver for more than 25 years, according to Bloomberg .
Crowley, who will likely face additional charges, is scheduled to appear Tuesday afternoon in Missoula County Justice Court. Crowley ran before cops arrived to the Lolo Hot Springs area but was later arrested thanks to further calls from locals.
Four of the boys' teammates and Thai dive experts were flown to the same hospital for treatment the day before. A Thai navy official confirmed to Reuters that a boy was freed from the cave on Monday afternoon local time.
Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow . "Of course, there is some power left for the English". They drank while they partied, singing songs and taking pictures with visiting fans from other countries.
Meanwhile, a letter of apology from the coach of the football team was delivered to the boys' parents via the cave divers. Authorities have said the mission could take up to four days to complete and heavy rain is forecast in the coming days.
Thibaut Courtois will be crucial as well, with his shot stopping abilities, something that frustrated Brazil to no end last week. Belgium has the edge as it has won 30 of the 73 matches between the two sides, compared with 24 for France .
Boris Johnson resigns as foreign secretary
The mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK relations. "And it is still very far from being solved". European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to be revelling in the chaos at Westminster.
Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch
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Apple Enables USB Restricted Mode by Default in iOS 11.4.1
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Djokovic beats darkness to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals
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Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final
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William, Kate's third child Prince Louis christened
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Russian fans sad but proud after World Cup exit
Neither team could be separated after extra time, which ended 2-2 following an absorbing and exhausting battle at Fisht Stadium. He is 38, won more than 100 caps, and played his last match as a professional just over a year ago.
U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit
But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". The resignations of two of her most senior Cabinet ministers comes amid growing talk of a leadership challenge.
France won't be surprised by Belgium, says coach Deschamps
Not that their absence would matter to Mbappe whose incandescence has made the bookies revalue their stakes for France . Maybe one day he will be able to coach that France team. "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything".
Federer, Nadal on course to set up summit clash
World No. 130 Gulbis came through qualifying and shocked 4th seeded German Alexander Zverev in the 3rd round. Their match was suspended due to fading light, the only singles match on Friday that didn't finish.