The disappointing results and performances in the country's first two games after a 10-month long break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might have provided evidence of how difficult it is to propel Germany forward.
In the constructors' standings, Mercedes stay out in front with 281 points. Red Bull remain second with 158 points, while third-placed McLaren now have 98 points after their best result of the year.
This was Van Aert's second stage win in the race, after the Jumbo all-rounder had also triumphed in stage five.
The Leverkusen midfielder is said to be going for a medical check this weekend before joining the Blues for 100 million euros. Enditem
"I was a little bit in shock," Carreno Busta said. "The rules are the rules. The referee and the supervisor did the right thing, but it's not easy to do it."
"After removing the two words, the emblem becomes simpler, which makes it more applicable on designs including apparel and licensed products," she added.
Players will be tested "upon their arrival and will receive their accreditation as soon as the first negative test is returned," Forget said.
Messi failed to appear for routine PCR tests on August 20 ahead of Barca's return to training, and did not attend any of the sessions under new coach Ronald Koeman.
It was a tough day for all cyclists as the mountainous stage 8, a 141km ride to Loudenvielle, featured three challenging ascents which scattered the peloton.
"We have been informed that the AIU is going to organize a number of group testing sessions specifically for road runners. The sessions will be held at a number of locations across Kenya during September," the country's athletics running governing body Athletics Kenya said in a statement on Thursday.
"I have never paced, it was great experience to pace world record, I'm happy Hassan broke the world record but now I am going for my own event, 5,000m at Ostrava on Tuesday," Chelangat who is coached by Gabriel Kiptanui in Kericho, some 270km west of the capital Nairobi, told Xinhua on Monday.