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Commonwealth Games schedule: Day Nine - Friday, 1st August

Tom Daley goes for gold in the 10m platform
Tom Daley goes for gold in the 10m platform.

Day nine of the 20th Commonwealth Games sees the much anticipated appearance of Tom Daley and Usain Bolt, on day that will see 19 Commonwealth Champions across 6 sports.

Olympic bronze medalist Tom Daley, will be looking to build on a superb two days of diving for Team England with gold in the 10m platform, while sprinting superstar Usain Bolt, features in the heats of the 4x100m relay.

More gold is available in track and field, gymnastics, lawn bowls and table tennis as the Games enter the final stage of competition.

Diving

Diving sensation Tom Daley takes to the 10m platform later today in the hope of winning a third Commonwealth gold medal. 

The 20-year old Olympic bronze medalist will be looking to keep Team England's winning run going on day three of the diving which has seen four-golds going their way from the first eight events so far.

Team-mate Jack Laugher is also in action today after winning gold in the 1m springboard on Wednesday. The 19-year old from Harrogate goes for a second gold in his favourite event, the 3m springboard.

Tom Daley in action

Athletics

Usain Bolt begins his quest for a first Commonwealth gold when he links up with the Jamaican quartet for the heats of the 4x100m relay.

Bolt has not featured at Hampden Park in the 200m and 100m individual events due to being absent from the Jamaican trials earlier in the year through injury, however the superstar is expected to anchor the Jamaican's to the top of the podium.

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Four of the seven gold medal events feature women, the discuss, high jump, 800m and the 100m hurdles.

Team England will be hoping Jess Judd can showcase her semi-final form and go on to win gold, while England's Tiffany Porter and Sally Pearson square off in what is expected to be a thrilling contents in the final of the 100m hurdles.

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Other sports

The gymnastics comes to an end today with 5 golds up for grabs on a busy day of final action.

For the men, glory awaits in the vault, horizontal and parallel bar while the women's beam and floor finals will also be decided today.

On the penultimate day of table tennis the women's singles and the men's double finals will provide the entertainment on the penultimate day of competition while lawn bowls winds down today with the final two golds.

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