Things are heating up at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast as the rush for medals gets more intense on an action-packed Day 9 on Friday.
The events on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7 and Day 8 of the Games are well-captured and here we document all the action from Day 8, in pictures...
IMAGE: Alysha Newman of Canada competes in the women's pole vault during athletics on Day 9 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images.
IMAGE: Manoj Kumar of India (red) and Pat McCormack of England (blue) compete in their men's 69kg semifinal bout. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images.
IMAGE: Kane Russell of New Zealand celebrates victory with team mates after winning the semi final match against India. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images.
IMAGE: Jack Haslam and Ross Haslam of England compete in the men's synchronised 3m springboard diving. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images.
IMAGE: Celeste Mucci of Australia reacts after the women's heptathlon 800 metres. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images.
IMAGE: Fans in the crowd during Rugby Sevens on Day 9. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images.