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Australia dominate in pool in Perth to clinch BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

By Gary Anderson

February 1 - Cate Campbell was part of a dominant display by Australia in the pool at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series ©Getty Images A win by Australia's men's water polo team over defending Olympic champions Croatia helped the host nation to clinch the overall title at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth, which also saw Aussie swimmers rack up a host of victories at the VenuesWest Challenge Stadium.

Australia to restrict movement of athletes during Sochi 2014 as safety precaution

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Sochi

Restrictions of movement have been placed on the Australian Winter Olympic team following security concerns in Sochi ©Getty ImagesFebruary 1 - Restrictions have been placed on the movement of all members of the Australian team throughout the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, it was confirmed today.

Olympic Flame lighting on Europe's highest peak completes Torch Relay's four "special projects"

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Sochi

The Olympic Torch is held aloft when it was lit on top of Mt Elbrus in October ©Sochi 2014February 1 - A fourth "special challenge" in the Sochi 2014 Torch Relay has been completed after the Olympic Flame was lit on the top of Mount Elbrus, it was announced today, despite the fact the Ceremony actually took place last October.

Pieces of Russian meteorite to be given to Sochi 2014 gold medal winners on anniversary

By Zjan Shirinian

Pieces of rock from the meteorite will be embedded in commemorative medals for gold medal winners on February 15 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 1 - Special souvenir gold medals embedded with pieces of the meteorite which spectacularly showered over Russia last year will be given to select Sochi 2014 gold medallists.

New synthetic track opened in Kenya to boost British distance hopes

By Paul Osborne

A new synthetic track has been opened in Iten, Kenya, to help British athletes during their endurance training ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 1 - British athletes are set to benefit from a new Virgin London Marathon-funded world-class running track opened in the Kenyan town of Iten today.

Former Spanish national team coach Luis Aragonés dies aged 75

By Gary Anderson

February 1 - Former Spain coach Luis Aragonés has died today aged 75 ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe man who helped to end Spain's 44-year wait for a second senior international football title, Luis Aragonés, has died today aged 75 after losing his battle with leukaemia.

Wales labour to Six Nations win over Italy to keep hat-trick dream alive

By Zjan Shirinian

Wales remain on-track for a third straight Six Nations triumph, after winning an at times tight affair against Italy ©Getty ImagesFebruary 1 - Wales laboured to a win over Italy in the opening game of the rugby Six Nations, to keep their bid for a historic hat-trick of titles alive.

Logo for Lviv 2022 unveiled as protests show no sign of easing

By Nick Butler

Lviv 2022 have unveiled the logo for their 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics bid ©Lviv 2022January 31 - A logo reflecting the "open" and "multi-cultural" nature of Lviv's bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been unveiled on the backdrop of protests which continue to rock the city and the rest of Ukraine.

Toronto 2015 agree financial deal with sacked chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

Ian Troop has reached a financial settlement with Toronto 2015 after they fired him last month as chief executive ©Toronto Star via Getty ImagesJanuary 31 - Ian Troop is to receive a $500,000 (£307,000/€370,000) severance package after being fired as chief executive by Toronto 2015 last month, it was announced today. 
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