The 31-year-old Irishman left Donald Cerrone bloodied seconds into the fight by ramming shoulders into his face from the clinch, and when they broke McGregor landed a head kick that wobbled the American and sent him scrambling back to the cage.
The German passed DS Techeetah’s Antonio Felix Da Costa after the Portuguese, who had forced his way through with two laps to go, had to slow due to high battery temperatures on a hot afternoon.
The 29-year-old Alyssa Nakken joined the Giants as an intern in the baseball operations department in 2014.
The NBA and the sport's governing body FIBA set up the Basketball Africa League (BAL) due to start in March, a move Congolese basketball player Bismack Biyombo believes will help the sport grow in Africa.
Controversy over Nike's hyper-advanced Vaporfly shoes that some say give runners an unfair advantage boosts performance of some of the sportswear giants' rivals.
All of the early scheduled matches on the outside courts at Melbourne Park got under way on time while several matches previously suspended due to the poor air quality or the rainfall were rescheduled to resume play later on Thursday.
Organisers of the year’s first Grand Slam said practice had been suspended at Melbourne Park until 0000 GMT and qualifiers would not get underway until 0200 GMT.
While his predecessor Ernesto Valverde won two La Liga titles in two years, and has the team top once again at the halfway point this season, Setien, apart from some success in Spain’s third tier in 2011, has no coaching honours to his name.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh is in the Netherlands where the taekwondo athlete is training for this year's Tokyo Olympics after permanently leaving her country, her new coach says.
This is the second time the Turkish women's volleyball team will participate in the Olympic Games.
The 40-year-old suffered the fatal accident after 276 kilometres of the day's ride from Riyadh to Wadi Al Dawasir.
Djokovic's win gave Serbia an unassailable 2-0 lead ahead of the doubles to set up a meeting with either the Nick Kyrgios-led Australia or Rafael Nadal's Davis Cup champions Spain in the final.
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