Hello and welcome to live coverage of stage 16 of the Tour de France - a 165km rolling ride from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere.

Tour de France
Stage 16 | Semi mountain | men | 18.07.2017
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Le Puy-en-VelayRomans-sur-Isère
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Updated 18/07/2017 at 15:29 GMT
16:29
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That was a real Team Sunweb master class today - first they distanced Marcel Kittel on the early climb, then they led out Matthews for the intermediate sprint, then they kept him the right side of the crosswinds, then they saw their man win the stage. So that's another 50 points in the battle for green - and Kittel's lead of 79 is considerably slashed.
16:26
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Dan Martin and Louis Meintjes lose 50 seconds today, while Alberto Contador came home in a group 1:30 down. So there will be a bit of change in the top ten - but not with the top five.
16:24
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Here's the top ten today...
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In the end, it didn't really merit a photo finish - Boasson Hagen certainly didn't miss out by the 0.0003 seconds that he lost to Kittel by in the opening week...
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Boasson Hagen took second place and Degenkolb took third place - although the German was angry with the Australian's line... he did veer to the right and box Degenkolb against the barriers a bit. One for the race jury to chew over.
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Victory for Michael Matthews of Team Sunweb!
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Photo finish: John Degenkolb, Michael Matthews and Edvald Boasson Hagen all cross the line together!
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Bennati is caught and it's Sunweb on the front as Van Avermaet goes early...
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Under the flamme rouge for Bennati and he still has a small gap...
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Attack by Daniele Bennati of Movistar! The Spanish veteran goes for a long one... he hasn't won a Tour stage for a decade...
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It's going to be a funny finish today what with this reduced peloton. The big favourites are Van Avermaet, Matthews, Degenkolb and Boasson Hagen, but watch out for Bennati, Keukeleire and Laporte.
3.5km
The Kittel gruppetto is now 11km in arrears!
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Warren Barguil is here and could well move into the top ten today. The gap for the Martin group is now up to 38 seconds. And yes, Contador is in the third group now with his team-mate Bauke Mollema - 1:05 back.
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Alberto Contador may not be in this leading group... we haven't seen him here, or in the second group either. It's his Trek team-mate Degenkolb who is setting the tempo - could the German have a chance at competing for the win today in the absence of the pure sprinters? Jens Keukeleire of Orica-Scott is there too - he could be one to watch.
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The 30-odd lead group has about 25 seconds as they approach the area of the course that is not affected by winds. Oliver Naesen sets the tempo for Bardet. Christophe Laporte is there for Cofidis, but with Bouhanni dropped, he'll have to lone-ranger it at the finish.
11km
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The likes of Froome, Aru, Bardet, Uran, Landa, Yates, Contador, Caruso, Quintana and Barguil are all in this leading group - as are all sprinters except Kristoff and Greipel. It looks like Meintjes has also been caught out. Degenkolb and Matthews are in the leading group, as is Boasson Hagen, van Avermaet. But it looks like Bouhanni missed out too.
13km
The only rider in the top seven who looks to have been caught out in this split is Dan Martin, who is in a group about 15 seconds down. Sniffing out an opportunity, Simon Yates drives the pace.
14km
Aru is back on the front after closing the gap - and Romain Bardet looks to be the next GC rider to be in trouble - although he's shepherded to the front again by Oliver Naisen.
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CRASH: Jarlinson Pantano (Trek-Segafredo) and Axel Domont (Ag2R-La Mondiale) hit the deck at speed. The Colombian looks a bit bashed up.
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CROSSWINDS: Sky set a fast tempo as the winds get blustery and some splits are appearing... and Fabio Aru looks to be caught out!