However, he suffered his fourth crash of the race on Sunday and was forced to abandon, having suffered a similar fate at the Giro d'Italia earlier this year, when a crash caused by a police bike, also on stage nine, caused injuries which ultimately forced him to withdraw a few days later.
"Normally, a fractured clavicle and pelvis would require four to six weeks´ recovery, providing there are no complications, Testa said".
Porte was given immediate medical assistance by an ambulance and some minutes later hadn't moved. He lay motionless on the road for some time being attended to by medics before being taken to hospital, although organisers said he was conscious and speaking. Porte was in a group of seven riders, including race leader Chris Froome, who were descending from the last of seven climbs on Sunday.
Porte's crash was the most dramatic as he clipped the grass verge on the inside of a bend on the lightning quick descent down the fearsome Mont du Chat less than 25km from the finish. "We hope both guys are both okay", said Froome's Sky team on Twitter. Thomas had crashed on another descent, made treacherous by rain, earlier in the day, suffering a suspected broken collarbone.
The two-times Tour victor Alberto Contador also hit the deck as he fell on the ascent of the Grand Colombier, but the Spaniard was quickly back on his way with a push from spectators.
Nicolas Roche, Porte's BMC team-mate and Martin's cousin, sad the Australian would get over this heartbreak.
The numerous crashes led some to question whether the stage was too unsafe.
On descent of Mont du Chat, the final hors categorie, Porte crashed and skidded across the road and into the side of the mountain wall, with Daniel Martin (Quickstep) unable to avoid crashing into him.
"We knew it was a risky one but we can't say anything else".
Helicopter @msdhoni have a great day buddy, the cake awaits you#happybirthday #cakesmash", tweeted Yuvraj. He is the only captain to have all three ICC trophies and is the best captain India has got till date.
You can't get more American on Independence Day than grilling up some dogs, watching baseball and enjoying some fireworks. Chestnut even broke his own previous record, eating 72 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes.
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When the initial deal was signed in November, Pouyanne, Total's CEO, said: "We're the first Western major to return to Iran ". That led to the European Union terminating many economic sanctions including the embargo on purchasing crude oil and gas.
The email scanning practice had been considered controversial because it was intrusive and infringes on privacy. Google says that it wanted to "more closely align" its business and consumer product reports The Guardian .
The Kings also reached deals with forward Randolph (two years, $24 million) and guard George Hill (three years, $57 million). Aside from Carter's abilities on the court, he will add to the positive, nurturing culture the Kings are looking to build.
In an interaction with Rajeev Masand, Tom Holland said, "Spider-man is a superhero with everyday problems". The movie stars Tom Holland as Spidey, plus Robert Downey Jr, Marissa Tomei, Jon Favreau, and Zendaya.
He earned his first All-Star appearance as part of a Utah team that won 51 games and made it to the second round of the playoffs. The Jazz are the only team that can offer Hayward a five-year maximum contract, which would be worth around $172.3 million.
Security beefed up in Valley
Its top leader based in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, Syed Salahuddin, was recently designated as a "global terrorist" by the U.S. Separatist leaders, who challenge India's sovereignty over Kashmir, called for a strike and protests to honor Wani.
NYPD Mourns Officer Miosotis Familia, Killed In Bronx Attack
In October, Bonds posted another video of a man scuffling with police officers after they allegedly use a Tazer on his wife. Chuck Schumer tweeted: Woke to the bad news that Officer Miosotis Familia was shot & killed in the Bronx overnight.
'Jaga Jasoos' will be a good film, says Ranbir Kapoor
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Motorola Moto Z2 Specs Leaked After GFXBench Listing
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Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Despite the Kiwis' dominant win, Team U.S.A. looked faster than it had when it was humbled in four races last weekend. Near the top of the course, it was still very close, with a split at the gate and a 12-second lead to Spithill.