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Jessica Ennis-Hill eyes Manchester comeback

Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to make her long-awaited competitive return in the 100m hurdles at the Great CityGames in Manchester on May 9.

The Olympic heptathlon champion will take part in her strongest event after a near two-year absence from competition following the birth of son Reggie last summer.

Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to make her long-awaited competitive return. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Ennis-Hill set a British record of 12.54 seconds for the 100m hurdles at London 2012, although that has since been broken by Tiffany Porter.

I'm really looking forward to making my competitive return at the Great CityGames Manchester. The atmosphere is always amazing there.

Street athletics is a lot of fun, not only you are really close to the fans, but the energy around the Morrison's Great Manchester Run weekend is fantastic, as the elite races and the mass participation run bring the city together in a celebration of running.

– Jessica Ennis-Hill


Cheshire woman runs half marathon to help toddler with cerebral palsy

A woman from Cheshire is running a half marathon to help raise funds for a life changing operation for a little girl. Three year old Charlotte Taylor has cerebral palsy and needs to raise £80,000 to fund surgery in America to help her walk. Claire Cook is competing in the Wilmslow Marathon to help add to the £14,000 the family have already raised for the surgery.


Premier League showdown at Anfield

Theres a huge game in the battle for a place in the Champions League next season. All eyes are now on Anfield for Sunday's Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Manchester United. Both sides are desperate to finish in the top four. United are there at the moment, but Liverpool will replace them with a victory.

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