"They looked strong throughout, and were rewarded for their efforts with the fastest time, their time of 38'46" taking four precious seconds out of Sky with a ride averaging 54.9kmh.
"BMC's winning time of 38'46" was four seconds better than Team Sky, seven seconds up on Quick-Step Floors and nine seconds up on Mitchelton-Scott.
"It's about what I expected, we thought we'd lose a bit to Froome and we lost a bit to Froome", said the dry-witted Quintana.
It is a measure of just how much success Team Sky have enjoyed at recent Tours de France that when Geraint Thomas missed out on the yellow jersey yesterday by only three seconds he barely shrugged.
World champion Peter Sagan said he had three reasons to be cheerful as he won stage two and took the overall leader's yellow jersey in front of family and friends from Slovakia at the Tour de France on Sunday.
The stage victory saw BMC Racing move their team leader Richie Porte further up the standings, having lost time in a crash on stage one.
Buffon: I still have a lot to offer The nine-time Serie A victor had been linked with taking up an off-field role at Juve but wanted to keep on playing and signed a one-year-deal in Paris .
And though Sky missed out on victory - and a chance to put Geraint Thomas in the yellow jersey - Froome was able to eradicate the deficit to numerous other contenders.
It was also a very satisfying day for Froome, the Kenyan-born Briton ignoring some booing at the start line and making up some of the valuable time he lost on Saturday's first stage.
Among the overall favorites, Dumoulin lies seventh (11 seconds behind), last year's runner-up Rigoberto Uran is 10th (:35), Porte 14th (:51), Movistar teammates Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa are 17th (:53), Froome 18th (:55), Adam Yates 20th (1:00) and 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali 22nd (1:06).
Plus, we hear from Chris Froome about how he clawed back time in the overall to overcome his stage 1 losses.
"It was a huge challenge for the team, it's been incredible for us", said the 33-year-old Briton who was jeered when his name was announced on the starting ramp. "It's a long way to go, we still have six more hectic days and then we have also got the Alps and the Pyrenees".
Their victory also helped Belgian team-mate Greg van Avermaet into the tour leaders yellow jersey.
On Tuesday, the Tour will head to Brittany, as the riders start in La Baule and end in Sarzeau after a 195-kilometre route.
Elon Musk has offered his assistance and has floated plans to save the soccer team stranded in a Thai cave network. The potential for rising water and the dwindling oxygen levels added to the urgency of getting the team out.
The funeral of Ballymoney road racer William Dunlop will be held on Wednesday at Garryduff Presbyterian Church at 13:00 BST. Dunlop, from Co Antrim, was taking part in practice at the annual Skerries 100 races when the crash occurred.
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According to the Daily Mail , the Algerian global is set for a medical at Manchester City between Sunday and Tuesday. Manchester City have completed the signing of Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahez.
France are favourites due to their mix of youth and experience allied to tournament nous after they reached the Euro 2016 final. Pogba has looked impressive alongside Kante in France's midfield, while Lukaku has scored four goals in the tournament.
First and foremost, Hazard is focusing on the task at hand which is firing Belgium to a first ever World Cup Final. The 27-year-old has been a sensational presence in the Premier League and is only beginning to hit his peak.
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. As of 2018, Dwight had served approximately three years in prison and Steven had served four, according to the White House.
A source close to Western diplomats told the Post that Li raised the issue of Liu Xia during his meeting with Merkel. Liu Xia poses with a photo of her and her husband during an interview at her home in Beijing on December 6, 2012.
African players in France's World Cup team
"We want desperately to get to the final and go on and win because if it doesn't happen it will forever be a disappointment". Belgium: Courtois, Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen, Chadli, Dembele, Witsel, Fellaini, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Eden Hazard.
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Beyond the geographical and linguistic ties, many of these players also know each other intimately from the Premier League . With the starting XI more or less picking itself, the only dilemma in Deschamps' mind would be the left midfield position.
One dead, 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash
Meanwhile, The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) says investigators are on their way to the scene. He said: " We suspect that the plane was on its way to the Wonderboom airport ".
Inside Prince Louis' Christening at The Chapel Royal
While some fans might have expected Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to be chosen for this role, the newlyweds did not make the cut. Just like Prince George and Princess Beatrice, Prince Louis was christened at the Chapel Royal in St James' Palace in London .