Latest News Round Up
Every week we scour the internet for the latest news and views from the world of athletics. Containing key updates about Jessica's progress to London 2012 we hope you'll enjoy our latest news round up.
A few reason's why people think Jess Ennis should win the BBC Sports Personality Award 2012.
Commentators have said that Jessica is is the finest all-round female athlete on the planet. She responded to being beaten by Tatyana Chernova at the 2011 world championships by becoming better than ever, breaking the British record in Gotzis. She's worked hard on her weak events posting personal bests consistently throughout the year.
Sky today announced that Olympic Gold Medallist Jessica Ennis has become an Ambassador of Sky Sports Living for Sport.
The UK-wide initiative uses professional athletes and sport skills to improve the lives of thousands of young people across the UK. The free initiative, which is open to all secondary schools, is run in partnership with the charity Youth Sport Trust.
As a national sporting hero, Jessica will be a crucial role model and inspiration to young people and schools that take part in Sky Sports Living for Sport. She will also champion the work of the 50 other professional athletes who use their life changing stories and sports skills to motivate students in schools to be more engaged, learn new skills, team work and achieve better grades.
Rio De Janeiro, December 13, 2012 - A glittering collection of the world’s greatest Olympic and Paralympic stars have been nominated for the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s media.
The exceptional performances in London just a few months ago that thrilled the sporting world and produced unforgettable gold medal winning moments have produced Nominations in every category. Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis, Missy Franklin, Andy Murray, Michael Phelps, Ye Shiwen, Bradley Wiggins and Serena Williams are among those who received Nominations when the shortlist was announced in Rio de Janeiro today. But they will be challenged by some outstanding performances from non-Olympians, particularly charismatic footballer Lionel Messi, nominated for the fourth straight time, and Sebastian Vettel, winner of a third straight Formula One World Championship.
Team GB golden girl Jessica Ennis reveals stylish new plans in exclusive photo shoot
She's famous for her simple sporting attire of hot pants, trainers and a a tiny Team GB sports vest.
But gold medal-winning Olympian heptathlete Jessica Ennis, 26, has revealed a desire to now launch her own fashion label.
And the champion heptathlete from Sheffield, a contender for the upcoming Sports Personality Of The Year, has referenced designers Alexander McQueen and Victoria Beckham as her style influences.
She was the darling of the Olympic Games and now Jessica Ennis has been named as the most searched for sports person of 2012.
The heptathlon gold medallist came out on top in a list of sporting figures that people looked for on search engine Yahoo! UK this year.
Unsurprisingly there is a distinctly Olympic feel to the list with Andy Murray, Victoria Pendleton, Tom Daley and Usain Bolt also in the top-10. See the full list below.
Olympic gold medal winning heptathlete and Jaguar Academy of Sport Ambassador Jessica Ennis has been named ‘Most Inspirational Sportswoman of the Year’ at the 2012 Jaguar Academy of Sport Awards. The event, hosted by David Walliams and Kirsty Gallacher at The Savoy, celebrated some of the most inspirational British sporting performances over the past year.
Jessica Ennis said: “I’ve had such a great evening and to win this award is fantastic. A lot of hard work went into winning that gold medal and I hope I have inspired people to not only continue in sport but seek new challenges.”