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Jessica Ennis-Hill: Great Britain heptathlete retires from athletics


Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won heptathlon gold for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, has retired from athletics. The 30-year-old had hinted at retirement after winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in August. In a post on social media, Ennis-Hill – also a double world champion – said it was “one of the toughest decisions I’ve had to ...

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Jessica Ennis-Hill wins World Championships heptathlon gold


Britain’s Jessica Ennis-Hill completed a superb performance to win the heptathlon title at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Olympic champion Ennis-Hill, 29, has competed sparingly since winning in London in 2012 because of injury and the birth of her first child. But she steadily built a near-unassailable lead over the first six events and then stormed through to win ...

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Jessica Ennis-Hill announces return at Great City Games


Jessica Ennis-Hill is to return to action for the first time in almost two years since giving birth to son Reggie. The London Olympic heptathlon champion, 29, will compete in the 100m hurdles at the Great CityGames. Katarina Johnson-Thompson, 22, will also feature in the street event held on Manchester’s Deansgate on 9 May. Ennis-Hill said: “I’m really looking forward ...

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