WEIGHTLIFTING: Excellent results on Friday for the Australians with silver and bronze medals in both the women’s 58kg and 63kg events.
BASKETBALL 3x3: AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.
CYCLING: Australia’s female cyclists tore up the track on Friday, in an afternoon of extreme heat, sweeping both the 5km scratch race and the 200m sprint.
The blistering temperatures haven’t put the men’s Australia and South Africa sides off their game as they continue to dominate into the afternoon session at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview.
ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.
GYMNASTICS: China claimed its first gold medal of the gymnastics competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
SWIMMING: Jayke Rees is keeping his Olympic dream alive with his final two races, the men's 200m backstroke and men's 50m freestyle.
WEIGHTLIFTING: Karitema Otang, from the Combined Oceania team, snatched gold in thrilling fashion in the Men’s 77kg on Friday.
As temperatures soared above 40 degrees out at the Sydney International Shooting Centre Australia has won two shooting medals on day two of the competition.
AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.