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Athlete Liz McColgan won a gold medal in the 10,000 metres in the 1991 World Championships, and competed in the New York marathon just a year after giving birth to her first child.
McColgan told ITV News that it could take Jessica Ennis-Hill some time to heal as an endurance athlete, after the Olympian revealed she was pregnant.
Jessica Ennis-Hill tweeted:
Jessica Ennis-Hill announced that she is pregnant and will miss the Glasgow games.
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah said he might skip the Commonwealth Games to recover from his first London Marathon in April.
World-record-breaking Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says he will probably only run in the 200m if he competes at all in Glasgow.
Ennis-Hill, 27 and from Sheffield, who married long-time partner Andy Hill in Derbyshire last May, said in a statement released by her management:
British Athletics tweeted:
Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced she is pregnant and will miss the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Sky Sports News reported.