28 January 2014 18:30 | By Thomas Oakey, contributor
Sport pictures of the month: January

Into the unknown

Four Hills Tournament (© Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
  • Four Hills Tournament (© Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
  • Cole Clisby surfs of the shores of California (© Mike Blake/Reuters)
  • Rallye Monte Carlo (© Nikos Mitsouras/Corbis)
  • Short Track European championship (© Thomas Eisenhuth/Corbis)
  • Maria Sharapova at the Australia Open (© Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
  • Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson celebrates (© David Gray/Reuters)
  • 2014 Australian Underwater Hockey Championships (© Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
  • World Cup Slalom (© REUTERS/Ruben Sprich)
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From chilly Winter Olympics preparation to blistering heat at the Australian Open, we round up the best sport pictures of the month. Click or swipe the image to see our selection.

Thomas Diethart of Austria is silhouetted by an eerie glow from the sun during his qualification jump on Day 1 of the 62nd Four Hills Tournament event at Paul-Auflerleitner-Schanze, Austria, on January 5.


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