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Jessica Ennis-Hill: “I’m available for World Championships in Beijing”

July 28th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica has made the decision today that she is available for selection for the World Championships in Beijing in August.

She said:

“My coach and I have made the decision that I’m going to make myself available for selection for the World Champs ?”

The World Championships will take place in Beijing, China beginning the 22nd August. They conclude on the 30th August. Jessica will compete in the Heptathlon over two days, currently scheduled for 22nd and 23rd. This will be Jessica’s second Heptathlon this year after she finished forth at Gotzis in May.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill to compete at Anniversary Games

July 18th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to contest three events when she returns to London’s Olympic Stadium for the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on July 24-25.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill casts doubt over world championships participation after mixed results

July 7th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

It is 47 days until the world championships in Beijing, but Jessica Ennis-Hill is not really counting them down.

If she makes it, she will be chasing a medal; if she does not, then immediate attention will be turned to the winter before the defence of her Olympic crown. (more…)

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Jessica Ennis-Hill going to British Champs

July 3rd, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica Ennis-Hill is listed to compete in the Sainsbury UK Championships and Trials at Birmingham starting today and continuing over the weekend. (more…)

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Jessica Ennis-Hill talks about Women’s Sport Week

June 4th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica Ennis-Hill is known to all for being a gold-medal-winning athlete, so to hear her thoughts on women in sport is a privilege.

The sports icon, who won the gold medal in the heptathlon at the London Olympics in 2012, spoke to GLAMOUR about her experiences in sport and opinions about Women’s Sport Week (1-7th June). (more…)

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Jessica Ennis-Hill undecided on heptathlon comeback in Gotzis

May 18th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jess Ennis-Hill will decide tomorrow whether to go ahead with her comeback heptathlon in Gotzis after coming through long jump and javelin competitions yesterday.

The Olympic champion finished third and sixth respectively at the Loughborough International meet, jumping 6.16m and throwing 43.88m.

Rival Katarina Johnson-Thompson has already withdrawn from Gotzis and Ennis-Hill, who became a mum 10 months ago, will only go if she feels in good enough shape to achieve the Rio Olympic qualifying score.

She said: “I always knew it would be hard coming back after having Reggie, but the hardest thing has been injuries and wanting to do training but being held back.

“It’s been both Achilles. It’s something that can be managed, it’s not a disastrous injury. I’ve just not been able to get the full amount of training I wanted to do.”

Still, she was able to compete in two disciplines yesterday and described that as “a really good sign”.

Now she will sit down with coach Toni Miniciello and decide whether taking on seven – as well as the world’s best heptathletes – is the smart thing to do at this stage of her comeback.

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Ennis-Hill to continue comeback at weekend

May 12th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

This weekend Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete in both the long jump and javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting. (more…)

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Just the start – golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill on return to track

May 10th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

The performance of Jessica Ennis-Hill in the Manchester City Games on Saturday was sound rather than spectacular. (more…)

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Jessica Ennis-Hill to return to track in Manchester

April 16th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica Ennis-Hill talks about her return to competition in Manchester at the Great CityGames, followed by the HypoMeeting at Gotzis and the Anniversary Games in London later this year. Hear what she says about a possible rivalry with compatriot Katarina Johnson-Thompson. (more…)

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Jessica Ennis-Hill and rivals can revitalise athletics, says Seb Coe

March 18th, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Jessica Ennis-Hill, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Morgan Lake can launch an “extraordinary period” to revitalise British athletics, according to Sebastian Coe.
Coe’s rivalry with Steve Ovett lit up middle-distance running in the 80s, and the double Olympic gold winner believes Britain’s current crop of top-class heptathletes can have a similar effect. (more…)

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