Jumbo Team's Van Aert produced a powerful sprint in the slight uphill finish to win by half a wheel ahead of Cees Bol and Sam Bennett.
"I didn't realize at all that it was unauthorized," Alaphilippe said, "But if that's how it is, then no worries. I'll pick myself up again and we'll forget about it."
The women's pole vault event was also won by a Swede, as Angelica Bengtsson finished with a best jump of 4.72 meters. Enditem
"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
"I was looking to take the jersey on stage six anyway so I'll go in with the same tactic - try to win the stage and see what happens."
"Our development will not be redirected. It is just a strategic adjustment based on reality. We will continue to hand the best services to our fans and partners," it added. Enditem
Duplantis tried to challenge Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old outdoor record of 6.14 meters, but failed to continue after one unsuccessful attempt at 6.15 meters as darkness set in.
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"So you have to make her in trouble. That's what I like and it was a great challenge for me today. I did well in this challenge and I can take the happiness for it, and now I'm after another one."