Tour de France shorts: Costa, Bennati out of the race

Tinkoff-Saxo is down one rider as Daniele Bennati was forced to abandon after crashing during stage 11 on Wednesday. The Italian crashed after the intermediate sprint and suffered extensive skin wounds and a large hematoma over his right tibia, according to a team press release. He will return home for further examinations during the week, to rule out a fracture.

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