This was Van Aert's second stage win in the race, after the Jumbo all-rounder had also triumphed in stage five.
Only a couple of hours before the race started on Tuesday, the Tour organizers announced that all the riders' tests returned negative but race director Christian Prudhomme tested positive along with four staff members from four different teams.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has introduced measures to deal with agents that disrupt the transfer order. Agents who break the regulation could receive a life-time ban from football activities.
"Living and training here every day, shut out from the outside world, the athletes were in low spirits. There was also a potential crisis because it was hard for them to fully mobilize themselves, so their training efficiency and their self-discipline were affected," he said, adding that public attention might help top athletes keep their motivation up.
HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Having been training behind closed doors for half a year, Rio 200m individual medley bronze medalist Wang Shun is itching to return to competition, with his eyes set on this month's National Championships.
Yates was dropped on the final climb of the 153km from Pau to Laruns, which was the second day that the race took place in the Pyrenees.
Tokyo 2020 organizing committee spokesman Masa Takaya said that Coates' comments have shown the IOC is "fully committed" to delivering the Games. He said that Tokyo 2020 will "carefully monitor the situation" and take countermeasures to ensure a safe and secure Games.
The 22-year-old netted again on the stroke of half-time with a powerful left-footed finish after Hyoran Kaue's assist.
As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the international table tennis calendar to a grinding halt early in the year, many players, coaches and fans were confined to their homes or their local communities.
The women's long jump event saw teenager Qin Huiling better her PB by three times to land the victory at 6.37m. Zeng Rui also renewed her life-time best to win the women's triple jump title at 14.10m, while Fang Yaoqing won the men's triple jump at 16.88m. Enditem
Nigerian striker Kingsley Onuegbu took a part in the ceremony for the trip to the 2020 season on Thursday. The 34-year-old displayed the team's new season jersey as one of 12 new comers.